Eight one-season wonders in the Premier League: Michu, Zaki, Ricketts…

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Swansea City, Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic are three of the clubs to have benefitted from one-season wonders in the Premier League – and benefitted is exactly the right word.

The term one-season wonder is almost always used in a derogatory way, but players are only given such a label if they have enjoyed a truly exceptional campaign.

There is almost always a sense of regret from supporters that the purple patch could not be maintained, but here are eight that really lit up the Premier League, even if only for a while…

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