After listing our worst transfers of the season so far last week, we have decided to delve deeper into the archives for this article, looking at some transfers that could have happened.
There are all sorts of complications when it comes to sealing a player’s signature. Transfer demands changing at the last minute, agents muddying the waters by asking for a bigger cut, while players may back out after having a change of heart.
However, some of the reasons given on this list of failed transfers will surprise you, especially considering some of the players the clubs lost out on.
Press the next page as we go through five transfers that nearly happened.