Over 485,000 sold Son Heung-min (£9.0m) for Gameweek 2 after he blanked at home to Everton in Spurs’ opening fixture.
They were made to pay for that decision as the South Korean scored four goals in the 5-2 victory over Saints, rewarding his remaining owners with a bumper 24-point haul.
Son was not the only player to punish his sellers in Gameweek 2.
His team-mate Harry Kane (£10.5m) was moved out of 180,000+ squads for the encounter at St Mary’s Stadium.
Kane assisted all four of Son’s goals and also scored Spurs’ fifth, earning 21 points.
Most-sold players for GW2
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Indeed, eight of the 12 most-sold players for Gameweek 2 delivered either defensive or attacking returns.
Five of them brought in double-figure hauls, with Danny Ings (£8.4m), Sadio Mane (£11.9m) and Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.0m) joining Son and Kane in delivering 10+ points.
After being the second most-sold player for Gameweek 2, Son is now the third most-bought for Gameweek 3, earning over 339,000 new owners.
That total is bettered only by the 400,000 and 341,000 of Everton duo Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.2m) and James Rodriguez (£7.5m) respectively on the back of their double-figure hauls against West Bromwich Albion.
Give Werner another week?
The Baggies have now lost each of their opening two fixtures, conceding eight goals ahead of a home meeting with Chelsea.
Yet that hasn’t stopped managers from partying company with the Blues' frontman Timo Werner (£9.5m).
He is the third most-sold player for Gameweek 3, with over 160,000 transfers out.
Those former owners will be hoping that Werner doesn’t follow Son’s lead and punish their lack of patience.