SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Billy Sharp of Sheffield United celebrates with Oliver Norwood (L) and Rhian Brewster (R) after scoring a penalty for his teams first goal during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Newcastle United at Bramall Lane on January 12, 2021 in Sheffield, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Oli Scarff - Pool/Getty Images)
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Billy Sharp of Sheffield United celebrates with Oliver Norwood (L) and Rhian Brewster (R) after scoring a penalty for his teams first goal during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Newcastle United at Bramall Lane on January 12, 2021 in Sheffield, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Oli Scarff - Pool/Getty Images)

Sheffield United & Spurs' intriguing wins-per-£-spent rating in the Premier League table

The temptation of splashing the cash in the Premier League has cost numerous sides in the past before, with big-money signings failing to live up to the hype, and squads packed with new players struggling to gel under the pressure of top-tier football.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 12:46 pm

Amid the financial uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, football clubs across the pyramid have been a little more cautious with their spending this season, but we've still seen a fair few high profile deals go through.

This is where Sheffield United rank in the Premier League s wins-per-pound-spent table, which looks (via Transfermarkt) at how much each club has invested in their current squad, and divides the total amount by the number of victories this season.

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