The multi-million pound mansions of footballers and their other halves are the envy of most, but apparently no-one wants to buy them.
Cheshire’s Golden Triangle is home to several of the luxury homes, snapped up by footballers for northern Premier League clubs including Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool.
But the sportsmen – including Cristiano Ronaldo, Emile Heskey and Wes Brown – struggle to sell on the top properties when they transfer.
The area around Wilmslow, Knutsford, Prestbury and Alderley Edge boasts five of the 10 most expensive streets in the North West.
But while the exclusivity is part of the lure for the big earning and big spending footballers, it can throw a spanner in the works when they try to sell up.