With transfer fees rising up to hundreds of millions these days, the definition of a good bargain has changed drastically. Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona are three clubs who have similar spending habits in these high spending times and they would consider a signing below the price of £40 million a great deal, especially in a position where they needed some recruitment.

The Premier League season has almost reached it's halfway mark but there is yet no telling as to who is making strides and who is falling behind. Here is another weekend's round-up of mixed results.