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Former Premier League Star Players Who Destroyed Their Careers After Making One Transfer

In football a player could be doing well in one club, have a successful career but once he makes a transfer to another club his form starts deteriorating. Not every player managed to transform his form from one club to another as some fail to cope with the new atmosphere and end up flopping.

Players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Toni Kroos among others are the players who thrived well in every club they have ever played for. Here are the three players who had a brilliant career in the Premier League but they flopped after making one big transfer.

Philippe Coutinho


The 29-year-old Brazilian forward was one of the best players in Europe while he was playing for Liverpool. He didn't win any trophy with the Reds in his five years at Anfield but he was their best player at that time.

Coutinho could have won trophies there if he stayed a little long but he joined Barcelona in 2018 and that was the start of his downfall. He struggled at Camp Nou and he was sent on loan to Bayern Munich where he impressed won the Champions League there before returning to La Liga side.

His career in Spain has been awful and he has been affected by injuries and has scored only 15 La Liga goals in 64 appearances. Coutinho was expected to be the new Andres Iniesta for Barcelona but he has struggled there and his career has never been the same.

Eden Hazard


The 30-year-old Belgium forward was one of the best players in the Premier League while he was at Chelsea. He enjoyed a successful career at Stamford Bridge won several league titles and he could have won the Champions League if he stayed for a few seasons more.

Hazard's dream club has always been Real Madrid and when the Spanish club came calling for him in the summer of 2019 he didn't waste his opportunity and moved to Spain. He was signed by the Los Blancos to replace Cristiano Ronaldo but his career has been awful.

Injuries have been the biggest issue for Hazard and he can't play for more than five games in a row for Real Madrid not matter how fit he is. He could have stayed at Chelsea for long and become a club legend.

Alexis Sanchez


The Chilean star was one of the best players for Arsene Wenger in his final years at Arsenal. He was a deadly forward at the Emirates and helped the Gunners much before he joined Manchester United.

At Old Trafford he was awful and that is where his career started deteriorating. Sanchez was not affected by injuries at Old Trafford but his form dropped despite having enough game time at United.

He ended didn't impress with the 20-times Premier League champions and he was sold to Inter Milan. Sanchez only scored three goals at Manchester United after making 32 appearances.

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