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7th August, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: £12m in wages for one season

Twenty years ago last month, the sum of £15 million secured Newcastle United the services of Alan Shearer, who’d just finished as the top scorer at Euro 96 and was the scariest striker in British football at the time. It also broke the world transfer record. Today, in the overheated madhouse of the Premier League, it buys you Jordon Ibe, a young man who made 58 appearances in four years at Liverpool before Bournemouth secured...

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