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  • Eric Cantona Eric Cantona Jan 12, 2008 02:11 Flag

    Ferguson's transfer dealing - Part 1

    All Fergie's transfer dealing .. in several parts because of 4k limit. E&OE! Best imported into Excel

    Year,Player,From,To,Fee,Running total
    1986,John Sivebaek,Vejle Boldklub,,285000 ,285000
    1986,Peter Davenport,Nottingham Forest,,570000 ,855000
    1986,Liam O'Brien,Shamrock Rovers,,50000 ,905000
    1986,Mark Hughes,,Barcelona,-2500000 ,-1595000
    1986,Mark Dempsey,,Sheffield United,-20000 ,-1615000
    1987,Viv Anderson,Arsenal,,250000 ,-1365000
    1987,Brian McClair,Glasgow Celtic,,850000 ,-515000
    1987,Steve Bruce,Norwich City,,825000 ,310000
    1987,Peter Barnes,,Manchester City,-30000 ,280000
    1987,Mark Higgins,,Bury ,-10000 ,270000
    1987,Terry Gibson,,Wimbledon ,-200000 ,70000
    1987,John Sivebaek,,St Etienne,-220000 ,-150000
    1988,Jim Leighton,Aberdeen ,,450000 ,300000
    1988,Lee Sharpe,Torquay United,,185000 ,485000
    1988,Mark Hughes,Barcelona ,,1800000 ,2285000
    1988,Mal Donaghy,Luton Town,,650000 ,2935000
    1988,Ralph Milne,Bristol City,,175000 ,3110000
    1988,Guiliano Maiorana,Histon FC,,30000 ,3140000
    1988,Chris Turner,,Sheffield Wednesday,-175000 ,2965000
    1988,Liam O'Brien,,Newcastle United,-275000 ,2690000
    1988,Jesper Olsen,,Bordeaux ,-400000 ,2290000
    1989,Mike Phelan,Norwich City,,750000 ,3040000
    1989,Neil Webb,Nottingham Forest,,1500000 ,4540000
    1989,Gary Pallister,Middlesbrough,,2300000 ,6840000
    1989,Paul Ince,WHU,,2400000 ,9240000
    1989,Danny Wallace,Southampton,,1300000 ,10540000
    1989,Gordon Strachan,,Leeds United,-300000 ,10240000
    1989,Paul McGrath,,Aston Villa,-450000 ,9790000
    1989,Norman Whiteside,,Everton,-750000 ,9040000
    1990,Denis Irwin,Oldham,,625000 ,9665000
    1990,Neil Whitworth,Wigan,,45000 ,9710000
    1990,Colin Gibson,,Leicester City,-100000 ,9610000
    1991,Andrei Kanchelskis,Shakhytor Donetsk,,650000 ,10260000
    1991,Peter Schmeichel,Brondby ,,600000 ,10860000
    1991,Paul Parker,QPR ,,1700000 ,12560000
    1991,Deiniol Graham,,Barnsley ,-50000 ,12510000
    1992,Dion Dublin,Cambridge United,,1000000 ,13510000
    1992,Eric Cantona,Leeds United,,1200000 ,14710000
    1992,Jim Leighton,,Dundee ,-200000 ,14510000
    1992,Derek Brazil,,Cardiff City,-85000 ,14425000
    1992,Mal Donaghy,,Chelsea ,-100000 ,14325000
    1992,Mark Robins,,Norwich City,-800000 ,13525000
    1992,Neil Webb,,Nottingham Forest,-800000 ,12725000
    1993,Roy Keane,Nottingham Forest,,3750000 ,16475000
    1993,Danny Wallace,,Birmingham City,-400000 ,16075000
    1993,Neil Whitworth,,Blackpool ,-100000 ,15975000
    1994,David May,Blackburn Rovers,,1250000 ,17225000
    1994,Graeme Tomlinson,Bradford City,,100000 ,17325000
    1994,Darren Ferguson,,Wolverhampton Wanderers,-250000 ,17075000
    1994,Lee Martin,,Glasgow Celtic,-350000 ,16725000
    1994,Colin McKee,,Kilmarnock ,-350000 ,16375000
    1994,Dion Dublin,,Coventry City,-2000000 ,14375000
    1995,Andy Cole,Newcastle United,,7000000 ,21375000
    1995,Nick Culkin,York City,,250000 ,21625000
    1995,Keith Gillespie,,Newcastle United,-1000000 ,20625000
    1995,Mark Hughes,,Chelsea ,-1500000 ,19125000
    1995,Paul Ince,,Internazionale ,-7000000 ,12125000
    1995,Gary Walsh,,Middlesbrough ,-255000 ,11870000
    1995,Andrei Kanchelskis,,Everton ,-5000000 ,6870000
    1996,Raimond Van der Gouw,Vitesse Arnhem,,500000 ,7370000
    1996,Ronny Johnsen,Besiktas ,,1200000 ,8570000
    1996,Ole Gunnar Solskjaer,Molde ,,1500000 ,10070000
    1996,Karel Poborsky,Slavia Prague,,3500000 ,13570000
    1996,Jordi Cruyff,,Barcelona ,-1400000 ,12170000
    1996,Lee Sharpe,,Leeds United,-4500000 ,7670000
    1997,Teddy Sheringham,Tottenham Hotspur,,3500000 ,11170000
    1997,Erik Nevland,Viking Stavanger,,1500000 ,12670000
    1997,Henning Berg,Blackburn Rovers,,5000000 ,17670000
    1997,Pat McGibbon,,Wigan Athletic,-250000 ,17420000
    1997,Simon Davies,,Luton Town,-150000 ,17270000
    1997,Karel Poborksy,,Benfica ,-2000000 ,15270000

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    • there was a great spitting image sketch along those lines of a gold laden atkinson going into a shop and asking for 20 bensons
      i cant remeber what a packet of fags costed in the mid 80s, but atkinson ended up offering about 3 million.

      if you take out veron, rooney, ferdinand and rvn from the equation, the figures look a lot better. as has been pointed out, and even graciously accepted by one sensible visitor, with the obvious exception of seba it's obviously been money worth spending.

    • I've always wondered about United's negotiating skills. I can imagine the conversation along the lines of:

      United "We want your player"
      Them "We want offers in the region of £10 million"
      United "Is £15 million OK?"
      Them "Certainly!"

    • My mistake, I missed that one, but without knowing the contract details we can only guess, so I'd estimate 10m pushing up the total to 47m.

      Still less than half Fergie's budget, and very good business, but saying that, I'd have been happy for Wenger to spend more if it'd got us more trophies since 96!

    • Eric i know he did.I was just saying he was badly injured at the start of his United career.

    • yeah know what u mean welsh. putting the figures together also reminded me of a few laughs tho - I can't believe that Wenger managed a profit on players like Kaba Diawara after only 6 months of playing absolutely shite!

      I guess if adjusted for inflation, Fergies average spend would look much higher, but all the money is well spent if it brings the success that Utd (and us to a lesser extent) have had.

    • Actually, Neil Webb's record is 69 appearances in the league, 12 in Europe, 8 in FA Cup, 14 in League Cup.

      My greatest memory of him is that chipped pass to Lee Martin who scored the winner in the replayed FA Cup final against Palace.

    • Yes Gunner. Like Ferguson, Wenger operates within the commercial parameters of what his club can afford arising out of success on the pitch - and like Ferguson, he does a brilliant job. Wenger and the Arsenal scouting system have established a great reputation for spotting young talent and this has made many of their buys extremely cost-effective.

    • You have Walcott as 5m whereas the package is 12m, isn't it?

      My United figures (hopefully) include the total package.

      Wenger also did well with Anelka which really changes his numbers (by 2m/year) - but then, good business, I suppose.

    • part2:
      Player,From/to,Fee spent,fee gain,Date,Running total
      Emmanuel Eboue,Beveren,1000000,,9/1/2005,47146000
      Vito Mannone,Atalanta,350000,,4/7/2005,47496000
      Aleksandr Hleb,VfB Stuttgart,11200000,,12/7/2005,58696000
      Patrick Vieira,Juventus,,13700000,15/7/2005,44996000
      Vassiriki Diaby,Auxerre,2000000,,13/1/2006,46996000
      Emmanuel Adebayor,Monaco,7000000,,13/1/2006,53996000
      Theo Walcott,Southampton,5000000,,20/1/2006,58996000
      Tomas Rosicky,B. Dortmund,6800000,,23/5/2006,65796000
      Alexandre Song Billong,Bastia,1000000,,1/8/2006,66796000
      Denilson,Sao Paulo,3400000,,31/8/2006,70196000
      Pascal Cygan,Villarreal,,2000000,31/8/2006,68196000
      Ashley Cole,Chelsea,,5000000,31/8/2006,63196000
      Anthony Stokes,Sunderland,,2000000,8/1/2007,61196000
      Lauren,Portsmouth,,500000,18/1/2007,60696000
      Sebastian Larsson,Birmingham,,1000000,31/1/2007,59696000
      Fabrice Muamba,Birmingham,,4000000,14/5/2007,55696000
      Jeremie Aliadiere,Middlesbro,,2000000,19/6/2007,53696000
      Thierry Henry,Barcelona,,16100000,25/6/2007,37596000
      Eduardo,Dynamo Zagreb,7500000,,2/7/2007,45096000
      Bakari Sagna,Auxerre,6000000,,12/7/2007,51096000
      Fredrik Ljungberg,West Ham,,3000000,23/7/2007,48096000
      Jose Reyes,Atl Madrid,,8000000,31/7/2007,40096000
      Lassana Diarra,Chelsea,2000000,,31/8/2007,42096000

      I've estimated Reyes cost at 15m as the likely final figure (initial outlay was 10.5m), so Wenger's average over 11 years is less than 4m/year.

    • Interesting thread, here are Wenger's for comparison (in 2 parts):
      layer,From/to,Fee spent,fee gain,Date,Running total
      Patrick Vieira,Milan,3500000,,14/8/1996,3500000
      Paul Dickov,Man City,,1000000,23/8/1996,2500000
      Eddie McGoldrick,Man City,,300000,25/10/1996,2200000
      David Hillier,Portsmouth,,250000,4/11/1996,1950000
      Paul Read,Wycombe,,35000,17/1/1997,1915000
      Andy Linighan,C Palace,,110000,22/1/1997,1805000
      John Hartson,West Ham,,3300000,14/2/1997,-1495000
      Nicolas Anelka,Paris St-G.,500000,,22/2/1997,-995000
      Matthew Upson,Luton,2000000,,10/5/1997,1005000
      Matthew Rose,QPR,,500000,20/5/1997,505000
      Alex Manninger,Graz AK,500000,,3/6/1997,1005000
      Emmanuel Petit,Monaco,2500000,,4/6/1997,3505000
      Gilles Grimandi,Monaco,2500000,,4/6/1997,6005000
      Luis Boa Morte,Sporting Lisbon,1750000,,14/6/1997,7755000
      Marc Overmars,Ajax,7000000,,17/6/1997,14755000
      Paul Merson,Middlesbro,,4500000,7/7/1997,10255000
      Lee Harper,QPR,,125000,9/7/1997,10130000
      Christopher Wreh,Monaco,300000,,7/8/1997,10430000
      Paul Shaw,Millwall,,250000,15/9/1997,10180000
      Ian Selley,Fulham,,500000,17/10/1997,9680000
      David Grondin,St Etienne,500000,,19/6/1998,10180000
      Ian Wright,West Ham,,500000,13/7/1998,9680000
      Isaiah Rankin,Bradford,,1300000,13/8/1998,8380000
      Fredrik Ljungberg,Halmstads,3000000,,12/9/1998,11380000
      Jermaine Pennant,Notts Co,2000000,,8/1/1999,13380000
      Nwankwo Kanu,Inter,4500000,,15/1/1999,17880000
      Kaba Diawara,Bordeaux,2500000,,29/1/1999,20380000
      Jamie Day,Bournemouth,,20000,3/3/1999,20360000
      William Huck,Bournemouth,,50000,25/3/1999,20310000
      Oleg Luzhny,Dynamo Kiev,1800000,,28/5/1999,22110000
      Kaba Diawara,Marseille,,3000000,1/6/1999,19110000
      Stefan Malz,1860 Munich,650000,,24/6/1999,19760000
      Sylvinho,Corinthians (Old),4000000,,30/6/1999,23760000
      Steve Bould,Sunderland,,500000,2/7/1999,23260000
      Jason Crowe,Portsmouth,,1000000,7/7/1999,22260000
      Davor Suker,Real Madrid,500000,,2/8/1999,22760000
      Dave Livermore,Millwall,,30000,2/8/1999,22730000
      Nicolas Anelka,Real Madrid,,23000000,2/8/1999,-270000
      Thierry Henry,Juventus,10500000,,3/8/1999,10230000
      Niccolo Galli,Fiorentina,,,6/8/1999,10230000
      Luis Boa Morte,Southampton,,500000,25/8/1999,9730000
      Stephen Hughes,Everton,,3000000,7/3/2000,6730000
      Lauren,Mallorca,7200000,,30/5/2000,13930000
      Tommy Black,C Palace,,500000,1/7/2000,13430000
      Julian Gray,C Palace,,500000,1/7/2000,12930000
      Robert Pires,Marseille,6000000,,3/7/2000,18930000
      Jay Bothroyd,Coventry,,1000000,13/7/2000,17930000
      Marc Overmars,Barcelona,,25000000,28/7/2000,-7070000
      Emmanuel Petit,Barcelona,,5000000,28/7/2000,-12070000
      Brian McGovern,Norwich,,50000,21/8/2000,-12120000
      Sylvain Wiltord,Bordeaux,13000000,,26/8/2000,880000
      Igor Stepanovs,Skonto Riga,1000000,,4/9/2000,1880000
      Rhys Weston,Cardiff,,300000,17/11/2000,1580000
      Tomas Danilevicius,Lausanne Sports,1000000,,13/12/2000,2580000
      Paolo Vernazza,Watford,,350000,14/12/2000,2230000
      Edu,Corinthians,6000000,,16/1/2001,8230000
      Francis Jeffers,Everton,8000000,,14/6/2001,16230000
      Giovanni Van Bronckhorst,Rangers,8500000,,19/6/2001,24730000
      Stefan Malz,Kaiserslautern,,580000,24/6/2001,24150000
      Richard Wright,Ipswich,6000000,,5/7/2001,30150000
      Guy Demel,B. Dortmund,,194000,25/7/2001,29956000
      Sylvinho,Celta Vigo,,3500000,31/8/2001,26456000
      Efstathios Tavlaridis,Iraklis Salonika,600000,,19/9/2001,27056000
      Kolo Toure,ASEC Abidjan,150000,,14/2/2002,27206000
      Alex Manninger,Espanyol,,960000,4/7/2002,26246000
      Pascal Cygan,Lille,2100000,,11/7/2002,28346000
      Richard Wright,Everton,,3500000,24/7/2002,24846000
      Gilberto Silva,Atl. Mineiro,4500000,,7/8/2002,29346000
      Matthew Upson,Birmingham,,1000000,22/1/2003,28346000
      Philippe Senderos,Servette,2500000,,1/7/2003,30846000
      Gael Clichy,Cannes,250000,,4/8/2003,31096000
      Jose Reyes,Seville,15000000,,28/1/2004,46096000
      Jerome Thomas,Charlton,,100000,2/2/2004,45996000
      Robin Van Persie,Feyenoord,2750000,,16/5/2004,48746000
      Francis Jeffers,Charlton,,2600000,10/8/2004,46146000

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