OVERMARS, OVER HERE AND OVERPAID? THOSE PREMIERSHIP IMPORTS IN FULL

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ARSENAL (12 overseas players)

Manager: Arsene Wenger (Fr)

Remi Garde (Fr) Free

Patrick Vieira (Fr) pounds 3.5m

Glenn Helder (Neth) pounds 2.3m

Dennis Bergkamp (Neth) pounds 7.5m

Nicolas Anelka (Fr) pounds 500,000

Valur Fannar Gislason (Ice) Free

Gilles Grimandi (Fr) pounds 1.5m

Alexander Manninger (Aut) pounds 500,000

Luis Boa Morte (Por) pounds 1.75m

Marc Overmars (Neth) pounds 6m

Emmanuel Petit (Fr) pounds 3.5m

Alberto Mendez (Ger) pounds 250,000

TOTAL COST pounds 27.3m

ASTON VILLA (4)

Manager: Brian Little (Eng)

Sasa Curcic (Yug) pounds 4m

Savo Milosevic (Yug) pounds 3.5m

Dwight Yorke (Trinidad) pounds 120,000

Mark Bosnich (Aus) Free

TOTAL COST pounds 7.62m

BARNSLEY (8)

Manager: Danny Wilson (Eng)

Clint Marcelle (Trinidad) Free

Arjan de Zeeuw (Neth) pounds 250,000

Jovo Bosancic (Croa) Free

Laurens Ten Heuvel (Neth) pounds 75,000

Georgi Hristov (Mac) pounds 1.5m

Eric Tinkler (SA) pounds 650,000

Ales Krizan (Sloven) pounds 500,000

Lars Leese (Ger) pounds 250,000

TOTAL COST pounds 3.225m

BLACKBURN (8)

Manager: Roy Hodgson (Eng)

Lars Bohinen (Nor) pounds 700,000

Per Pedersen (Den) Unknown

Henning Berg (Nor) pounds 400,000

Anders Andersson (Swe) pounds 500,000

Martin Dahlin (Swe) pounds 2.5m

Stephane Henchoz (Swit) pounds 3m

Patrick Valery (Fr) Free

John Filan (Aus) Tribunal

TOTAL COST pounds 7.1m

BOLTON (5)

Manager: Colin Todd (Eng)

Gudni Bergsson (Ice) pounds 65,000

Michael Johansen (Den) pounds 1.2m

Per Frandsen (Den) pounds 350,000

Mixu Paatelainen (Fin) pounds 350,000

Arnar Gunnlaugsson (Ice) pounds 100,000

TOTAL COST pounds 2.065m

CHELSEA (13)

Manager: Ruud Gullit (Neth)

Gianfranco Zola (It) pounds 4.5m

Gianluca Vialli (It) Free

Roberto Di Matteo (It) pounds 4.9m

Ruud Gullit (Neth) Free

Franck Leboeuf (Fr) pounds 2.5m

Dan Petrescu (Rom) pounds 2.3m

Frode Grodas (Nor) pounds 60,000

Dimitri Kharin (Rus) pounds 200,000

Celestine Babayaro (Nigeria) pounds 2.25m

Ed de Goey (Neth) pounds 2.25m

Tore Andre Flo (Nor) pounds 300,000

Bernard Lambourde (Fr) pounds 1.5m

Gustavo Poyet (Urug) Free

TOTAL COST pounds 20.76m

COVENTRY (5)

Manager: Gordon Strachan (Sco)

Kyle Lightborne (Ber) Unknown

Magnus Hedman (Swe) pounds 600,000

Martin Johansen (Den) Free

Trond Egil Soltvedt (Nor) pounds 500,000

Roland Nilsson (Swe) pounds 200,000

TOTAL COST pounds 1.3m

CRYSTAL PALACE (4)

Manager: Steve Coppell (Eng)

Kevin Muscat (Aus) pounds 200,000

Carl Veart (Aus) pounds 200,000

Hermann Hreidarsson (Ice) Free

Attilio Lombardo (It) pounds 1.6m

TOTAL COST pounds 2m

DERBY COUNTY (10)

Manager: Jim Smith (Eng)

Robin van der Laan (Neth) pounds 675,000

Jacob Laursen (Den) pounds 500,000

Ron Willems (Neth) pounds 300,000

Aljosa Asanovic (Croa) pounds 950,000

Mauricio Solis (C Rica) pounds 500,000

Igor Stimac (Croa) pounds 1.57m

Paulo Wanchope (C Rica) pounds 700,000

Mart Poom (Est) pounds 500,000

Stefano Eranio (It) Free

Francesco Baiano (It) pounds 650,000

TOTAL COST pounds 6.345m

EVERTON (2)

Manager: Howard Kendall (Eng)

Claus Thomsen (Den) pounds 900,000

Slaven Bilic (Croa) pounds 4.5m

TOTAL COST pounds 5.4m

LEEDS UNITED (10)

Manager: George Graham (Sco)

Tomas Brolin (Swe) pounds 4.5m

Gunnar Halle (Nor) pounds 475,000

Tommy Knarvik (Nor) Free

Pierre Laurent (Fr) pounds 225,000

Robert Molenaar (Neth) pounds 950,000

Lucas Radebe (SA) pounds 250,000

Tony Yeboah (Gha) pounds 3.4m

Alf Inge Haland (Nor) pounds 1.6m

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Neth) pounds 2m

Bruno Ribeiro (Por) pounds 500,000

TOTAL COST pounds 13.9m

LEICESTER (3)

Manager: Martin O'Neill (N Irl)

Pontus Kamark (Swe) pounds 840,000

Franck Rolling (Fr) pounds 100,000

Kasey Keller (US) pounds 900,000

TOTAL COST pounds 1.84m

LIVERPOOL (7)

Manager: Roy Evans (Eng)

Stig Inge Bjornebye (Nor) pounds 600,000

Bjorn Tore Kvarme (Nor) Free

Jorgen Nielsen (Den) pounds 400,000

Nicholas Rizzo (It) c.pounds 200,000

Patrik Berger (Cz Rep) pounds 3.25m

Oyvind Leonhardsen (Nor) pounds 3.5m

Karlheinz Riedle (Ger) pounds 1.8m

TOTAL COST pounds 9.75m

MANCHESTER UTD (7)

Manager: Alex Ferguson (Sco)

Jordi Cruyff (Neth) pounds 1.4m

Ronny Johnsen (Nor) pounds 1.2m

Peter Schmeichel (Den) pounds 550,000

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Nor) pounds 1.5m

Raimond van der Gouw (Neth) Free

Karel Poborsky (Cz Rep) pounds 3.5m

Erik Nevland (Nor) Nominal fee

TOTAL COST pounds 8.15m

NEWCASTLE UNITED (7)

Manager: Kenny Dalglish (Sco)

Philippe Albert (Bel) pounds 2.65m

Faustino Asprilla (Col) pounds 6.7m

Pavel Srnicek (Cz Rep) pounds 350,000

Alessandro Pistone (It) pounds 4.3m

Bjarni Gudjonsson (Ice) pounds 500,000

Temuri Ketsbaia (Geo) Free

Jon Dahl Tomasson (Den) pounds 2.2m

TOTAL COST pounds 16.7m

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY (5)

Manager: David Pleat (Eng)

Regi Blinker (Neth) pounds 275,000

Dejan Stefanovic (Yug) pounds 2m

Benito Carbone (It) pounds 3m

Orlando Trustfull (Neth) pounds 750,000

Patrick Blondeau (Fr) pounds 1.8m

TOTAL COST pounds 7.825m

SOUTHAMPTON (5)

Manager: David Jones (Eng)

Ken Monkou (Neth) pounds 750,000

Claus Lundekvam (Nor) pounds 400,000

Robbie Slater (Aus) pounds 250,000

Egil Ostenstad (Nor) pounds 800,000

Ulrich van Gobbel (Neth) pounds 1.3m

TOTAL COST pounds 3.5m

TOTTENHAM (5)

Manager: Gerry Francis (Eng)

Espen Bardsen (Nor) Free

Allan Nielsen (Den) pounds 1.65m

Steffen Iversen (Nor) pounds 2.5m

Ramon Vega (Swit) pounds 3.75m

David Ginola (Fr) pounds 2m

TOTAL COST pounds 9.9m

WEST HAM (5)

Manager: Harry Redknapp (Eng)

Stan Lazaridis (Aus) pounds 300,000

Ludek Miklosko (Cz Rep) pounds 300,000

Marc Rieper (Den) pounds 500,000

Eyal Berkovitch (Isr) pounds 1.75m

David Terrier (Fr) Trial

TOTAL COST pounds 2.85m

WIMBLEDON (1)

Manager: Joe Kinnear (Eng)

Efan Ekoku (Nigeria) pounds 900,000

TOTAL COST pounds 900,000

Total overseas players 126

Total cost pounds 156.64m

Average cost each player pounds 1.24m

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