Rating Every Premier League Club’s Record Signing. What’s Kepa Arrizabalaga Ranking On The List?

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Last summer, our club record fee for a player was smashed after the signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga from Atletic Bilbao for £71million, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in the world.

TalkSPORT assessed the impact every Premier League club’s record signing have had on their respective clubs, rating them from worst to best.

Check out the list below:

20. Burnley – £15million: Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough, August 5, 2018

19. Brighton & Hove Albion – £17million: Alireza Jahanbakhsh from AZ Alkmaar, July 25, 2018

18. Leicester City – £29million:  Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon, August 31, 2016

17. Norwich City – £9.1million: Steven Naismith from Everton, January 19, 2016

16. Aston Villa – £18million: Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge, June 13, 2019

15. Crystal Palace – £27million: Christian Benteke from Liverpool, August 20, 2016

14. Sheffield United – £4.1million: John Egan from Brentford, July 19, 2018

13. Southampton – £22million: Jannik Vestergaard, from Borussia Monchengladbach, January 25, 2018

12. Manchester City – £60million: Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, July 10, 2018

11. Watford – £18.5million: Andre Gray from Burnley, August 9, 2017

10. Bournemouth – £25million: Jefferson Lerma from Levante, August 7, 2018

9. West Ham – £36million: Felipe Anderson from Lazio, July 15, 2018

8. Newcastle – £21million, Miguel Amiron from Atalanta United, January 31, 2019

7. Tottenham – £42million: Davinson Sanchez from Ajax, August 27, 2017

6. Manchester United – £89million: Paul Pogba from Juventus, August 8, 2016

5. Wolves – £34million: Raul Jimenez from Benfica, April 4, 2019

4. Everton – £50million: Richarlison from Watford, July 24, 2018

3. Arsenal – £56million: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund, January 31, 2018

2. Chelsea – £71million: Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao, August 8, 2018

Since his arrival from Spain he became an undisputed first-choice option between sticks. He secured 14 clean sheets in his debut season in 36 games. A controversy in the Carabao Cup final (refused to be subbed off) raised some doubts if the 24-year-old could remain our main goalie. Luckily, the conflict was resolved quickly. The keeper went on to win his first trophy at Chelsea in the Europa League.

1. Liverpool – £75million: Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, January 1, 2018

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