It’s long been a go-to joke for bloggers and journalists that Premiership clubs spend the equivalent of the whole economies of small Island nations on players every year. Not our funniest, but still a useful jibe. Well, someone’s gone to the trouble of figuring out exactly which small Island nations are being outspent, and put them into a handy infographic.
This graphic, from confused.com, takes the turnover reported by Premiership clubs, adds in the market value of their squads, and matches each team up with a country of a similar size.
For an even bigger version, go to confused.com