When we consider just who has been the most pointless signing of all-time in the Premier League this season, one of our punters makes quite a witty quip. They claim that instead of looking just at all clubs and this season, we should consider Chelsea as a whole and compile a top ten list of their most pointless signings alone.
The club of course have more money than they know what to do with and it is exactly this, coupled with an owner who sees a player on a whim and decides to buy him that makes the West London club such easy fodder when it comes to making a few gaffs in the transfer market. Add to that their managerial merry-go-round and you can quite easily see how someone who was coveted by the old regime is seen as totally useless to the new one.
Whilst some clubs really do have to watch the pennies, Chelsea have found themselves criticised more than once for their ritual of picking someone, throwing money at their club and then leaving them on the scrap heap to rot when someone better comes along. From spending £50 million on a total flop to buying a youngster they only plan on loaning out, here are our top 10 ‘most pointless’ Blues signings.
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