It’s only since August this year that Gao Jisheng has been the majority stakeholder of Southampton, so it’s difficult to yet determine who his best signing is. It’s early days in the careers of the four players the Saints added to their ranks in the summer, but all eyes are on club-record arrival Lemina to perform at St Mary’s. While the 24-year-old is not yet the finished article, the potential is certainly there.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
There’s no doubt football supporters are spoiled in the transfer market.
But while praise or criticism is typically directed towards the manager, the club’s owners are also putting their reputation on the line.
With this in mind, talkSPORT.com has indulged in ranking every Premier League club’s owner on the best signing they’ve sanctioned since assuming ownership.
Scroll through the gallery above to see the ranking in full, starting with Southampton at number 20.