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Any examples of foreign players signed by English clubs as an upgrade for what they already have only the English player outperforms him ?

For example Havertz and Ziyech have not been as good as Mount.

Veron wasn't as good as Scholes or Butt at Man Utd

Update:

Oh yeah btw I don't think my question is clear enough. Just foreigners signed to upgrade English players at English clubs and not other foreign players  

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    Of course there's going to be examples like that, it would be freakly uncanny if it didn't, also whether they were an upgrade, or just strengthening a team would be open to debate, money isn't a truly determining variable, not with transfer fees as they are now

    yeah not that easy but there are some,  Dier at Tottenham, replaced Ndombole for a while who had been bought to basically replace him, although that situation has now reversed,  Luke Shaw i think though can't rememebr the player who was aquired to replace him, but as we know he's back in the side,  albeit, under another manager

    @Adam...lol very funny,  doubt toon fans are seeing the funny side of it though..

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    1 month ago

    Joelinton was an upgrade for Dwight Gayle. That worked out well for Newcastle

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