14 of the weirdest Premier League transfers: Why did they sign him?

27 Jul

Arsenal’s £17million move for Lucas Perez will go down as one of the strangest transfers in modern Premier League history.

A talented LaLiga forward, he was snapped up from Deportivo La Coruna after the Gunners failed to land Jamie Vardy from Leicester City.

The Spaniard, though, was criminally underused by Arsene Wenger, a fact which irritated many of the club’s fans, and now he is set to be sold for a loss of around £8million.

But what are the other weird and wonderful transfers in the last few years? Click the right arrow above to find out…

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