THE LIST: Top 10 best signings of the season

08 May 2009 08:44
Read this week's numbers 50-41Nos 40-31Nos 30-21Nos 20-11 Not every club can splash the cash to land a big name when the transfer window opens but, every now and again, the beautiful game serves us with a reminder that money isn't everything.

 The Alternative List: Boffins pick their signings of the season

Sportsmail's team of experts have selected the best signings of the season across the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two.

We reveal the cleverest pieces of business in the business.

SPORTSMAIL'S TOP TRANSFERS OF THE 2008/09 SEASON Nos 10-1        HAVE YOUR SAY.     Who has been the signing of the season? The List celebrates the best 50 signings of the season. From the millions spent on British record signing Robinho to the bargains picked up on frees and loans, who do you think has made the most impact after joining a new club in England's four divisions this year? TELL US WHAT YOU THINK 10 James Milner (Newcastle - Aston Villa, £10m)9 Ross McCormack (Motherwell - Cardiff, free)8 Wilson Palacios (Wigan - Tottenham, £12m)7 Geovanni (Manchester City - Hull, free)6 Brad Friedel (Blackburn - Aston Villa, free)5 Luka Modric (Dinamo Zagreb - Tottenham, £16.5m)4 Mark Schwarzer (Middlesbrough - Fulham, free)3 Marouane Fellaini (Standard Liege - Everton, £15m)2 Andrey Arshavin (Zenit St Petersburg - Arsenal, £15m)1 James Beattie (Sheff Utd - Stoke, £3.5m) No 10: James Milner



No 9: Ross McCormack

No 8: Wilson Palacios

No 7: Geovanni

No 6: Brad Friedel

No 5: Luka Modric



No 4: Mark Schwarzer



No 3: Marouane Fellaini

No 2: Andrey Arshavin

No 1: James Beattie





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