Premier League signings have failed to match expectations on countless occasions in recent seasons.

The likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool have all been bitten by bouts of poor form after breaking the bank on a transfer in order to boost their title chances.

The likes of Harry Maguire, Andriy Shevchenko, Nicolas Pepe and Christian Benteke are all included on the list of the top 25, which has been voted for by followers of the league.

Also included are Newcastle striker Joelinton and Manchester City’s John Stones, with the total expenditure exceeding a mammoth £1billion.

Some players fail to live up to expectations after a big-money transfer
Some players fail to live up to expectations after a big-money transfer

Premier League - 25 biggest waste of money transfers

25. David Bentley - Blackburn Rovers to Tottenham Hotspur - £15 Million 2%

24. Jean Michael Seri - Nice to Fulham - £25 million 2%

23. Adrian Mutu - Parma to Chelsea - £15.8 Million 2%

22. Lazar Markovic - Benfica to Liverpool - £20 million 3%

21. Roberto Soldado - Valencia - Tottenham - £26 million 3%

Roberto Soldado - Valencia - Tottenham
Roberto Soldado - Valencia - Tottenham

20. Jack Rodwell - Sunderland - Manchester City - £15 million 3%

19. Alberto Aquilani - Roma to Liverpool - £17 million 3%

18. Michael Owen - Real Madrid to Newcastle United - £16 Million 3%

17. John Stones - Everton to Manchester City - £47.5 Million 4%

16. Robinho - Real Madrid to Manchester City - £32.5 million 4%

Robinho - Real Madrid to Manchester City
Robinho - Real Madrid to Manchester City

15. Jo - CSKA Moscow to Manchester City - £42.3 Million 4%

14. Robbie Keane - Tottenham to Liverpool - £18 million 5%

13. Alvaro Morata - Real Madrid to Chelsea - £58 Million 6%

12. Joelinton - Hoffenheim to Newcastle United - £40 million 6%

11. Danny Drinkwater - Leicester City to Chelsea - £35 million 6%

10. Nicolas Pepe - Lille to Arsenal - £72 Million 7%

Nicolas Pepe - Lille to Arsenal
Nicolas Pepe - Lille to Arsenal

9. Romelu Lukaku - Everton to Manchester United - £75 Million 7%

8. Kepa Arrizabalaga - Athletic Bilbao to Chelsea - £71.6 Million 8%

7. Andriy Shevchenko - AC Milan to Chelsea - £30.8 million 8%

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6. Christian Benteke - Aston Villa to Liverpool - £32.5 million 10%

5. Paul Pogba - Juventus to Manchester United - £89.3 million 10%

4. Angel Di Maria - Real Madrid to Manchester United - £59.7 million 12%

Angel Di Maria - Real Madrid to Manchester United
Angel Di Maria - Real Madrid to Manchester United

3. Harry Maguire - Leicester City to Manchester United - £80 million 13%

2. Andy Carroll - Newcastle to Liverpool - £35 million 17%

1. Fernando Torres - Liverpool to Chelsea - £50 million 17%

Fernando Torres - Liverpool to Chelsea
Fernando Torres - Liverpool to Chelsea

The survey was conducted by Virgin Media, the cheapest place to watch all the Premier League action in one place.