NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Allan Saint-Maximin after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Burnley at St. James Park on October 03, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Newcastle United & Everton's intriguing wins-per-£-spent ranking in the Premier League table

The temptation of splashing the cash in the Premier League has cost numerous sides in the past before, with big-money signings failing to live up to the hype, and squads packed with new players struggling to gel under the pressure of top-tier football.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 12:13 pm

Amid the financial uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, football clubs across the pyramid have been a little more cautious with their spending this season, but we've still seen a fair few high profile deals go through.

This is where Newcastle United rank in the Premier League's wins-per-pound-spent table, which looks (via Transfermarkt) at how much each club has invested in their current squad, and divides the total amount by the number of victories this season.

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