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Big money for non-scouted players

June 11, 2012

During and after each Euro and World Cup Championship (and other international tournaments) a couple of players who haven’t done an awful lot at club level are suddenly sold for big money. That sort of short-term thinking is seldom the best methodology when buying players. Large transfer fees should – in general – not be associated with non-scouted players. Simon Kuper wrote a good text about this topic.


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