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The Cost of a Goal

How much does a Premier League goal cost? 1.2 Player Transfer Fee Strike-rate £5.92m (average transfer Fee) Fernando Torres £50m 0.8 0.19 Sergio Aguero 0.6 £38m 0.62 12.04 goals (average goals scored) 0.4 * Andy Carroll £35m 0.14 0.2 Robinho £32.5m 0.34 £10m £20m £30m £40m £50m £60m Andriy Shevchenko £30.8m £0.49m / goal Transfer Fee 0.19 £40k Player £35k Wages Strike-rate £2.48m (average wages paid) £30k Wayne Rooney £220k / week 0.51 £25k Robin van Persie £20k £220k / week 0.80 £15k 12.04 goals (average goals scored) Sergio Aguero £200k / week £10k 0.62 £5k Carlos Tevez £200k / week 0.59 £0k Fernando Torres 04-05 05-06 £175k / week £0.21m / goal 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 0.19 11-12 O £100m Player Resale Fee -- Strike-rate £4.23m (average resale fee) Cristiano Ronaldo ---------- £80m 0.43 Losing Value Fernando Torres £10m £50m 0.64 12.04 goals Dimitar Berbatov £30.8m 0.39 (average goals scored) Carlos Tevez £25.5m 0.30 £1m £1m £10m £100m Emmanuel Adebayor Transfer Fee, Log Scale £25m £0.35m / goal 0.44 Transfer Wages Resale Result £0.49m / goal + £0.21m / goal +1 £0.35m / goal £0.35m / goal Over the last ten Premier League seasons, the average amount paid for a goal scored by a forward player has been £350,000. Sources: Wikipedia, BBC, Daily Mail,,,, France Football Notes: Analysis covers the last ten years and 293 transfers involving forward players Transfer Fee Forward Player Strike-rate Wages Received Average Forward Player Wage Resale Fee 02-03 Resale Fee, Log Scale 03-04 Result Gaining Value

The Cost of a Goal

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Calculation of cost per goal scored in the English Premier League, based on analysis of 293 transfers involving forward players.



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