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Biggest Transfer Flops in Football

Using the information provided (Year, Team, Nationality and Fee) figure out who these transfer flops were. A 'flop' refers to a player who: a) Did not fulfil expectations b) Was overpaid for or c) Faced many injuries (leading to lack of appearances)
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Last updated: December 19, 2014
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Fee
Transfer
Nationality
Answer
1997
£2M
SC Heerenveen to Newcastle Utd
Denmark
Jon Dahl Tomasson
1998
£7.5M
Southampton to Blackburn
England
Kevin Davies
1999
£6.7M
Mallorca to Newcastle Utd
Spain
Marcelino
2000
£5.5M
Wolves to Leicester City
England
Ade Akinbiyi
2001
£6.75M
Ternana to Blackburn
Italy
Corrado Grabbi
2001
£5.8M
Dinamo Zagreb to Aston Villa
Croatia
Boško Balaban
2001
£3.5M
Necaxa to Southampton
Ecuador
Agustín Delgado
2001
£8M
Everton to Arsenal
England
Francis Jeffers
2001
£11.5M
Lyon to Fulham
France
Steve Marlet
2001
£23.4M
Lazio to Man Utd
Argentina
Juan Sebastián Verón
2002
£10M
Lens to Liverpool
Senegal
El-Hadji Diouf
2002
£9M
Sporting CP to Newcastle Utd
Portugal
Hugo Viana
2003
£15.8M
Parma to Chelsea
Romania
Adrian Mutu
2004
£13.4M
Newcastle Utd to Real Madrid
England
Jonathan Woodgate
2005
£21M
Man City to Chelsea
England
Shaun Wright-Phillips
2005
£9M
Deportivo la Coruña to Newcastle Utd
Spain
Albert Luque
2006
£30.8M
AC Milan to Chelsea
Ukraine
Andriy Shevchenko
2008
£12.5M
SC Heerenveen to Middlesbrough
Brazil
Afonso Alves
2008
£19M
Tottenham to Liverpool
Ireland
Robbie Keane
2008
£32M
Real Madrid to Man City
Brazil
Robinho
2008
£12.5M
Argentinos Juniors to Sunderland
Argentina
Nicolás Medina
2008
£19M
CSKA Moscow to Man City
Brazil
2008
£15M
Blackburn to Tottenham
England
David Bentley
2009
£17M
AS Roma to Liverpool
Italy
Alberto Aquilani
2009
£21.5M
Werder Bremen to Juventus
Brazil
Diego
2009
£56M
AC Milan to Real Madrid
Brazil
Kaka
2011
£50M
Liverpool to Chelsea
Spain
Fernando Torres
2011
£35M
Newcastle Utd to Liverpool
England
Andy Carroll
2011
£20M
Aston Villa to Liverpool
England
Stewart Downing
2013
£25.8M
AS Roma to Tottenham
Argentina
Érik Lamela
2013
£26M
Valencia to Tottenham
Spain
Roberto Soldado
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