I have touched on a similar point from various angles in my sports hubs. I think there are a number of factors that contribute to the football in the Premeirship becoming less attractive. Firstly, money and the fear of losing it through demotion means that other than the top clubs, most focus on the short-term ambition of not losing. As a consequence, they deploy strategies that are simply geared towards results and pay no regard to style. I would suggest that other than Arsenal due to Wenger's ethos, all other clubs would sacrifice attractive football for pure winning tactics if need be. Additionally, English culture and refereeing does not necessarily lend itself to the beautiful game. For many overseas fans, flair and artistry are the cultural norm and as such, they expect the same from their players who then go on to excel in those required techniques and skills. Money, first and foremost, has attracted many foreign players to these shores over recent years although the passion for football in this country is also a draw. However, once an opportunity presents itself to a highly skilled player to turn out for the great European artisans like Barcelona or Real Madrid then they will inevitably jump at the opportunity to express themselves at the highest technical level rather than continue to endure the physical slog of the English league.