Top 10 European Clubs with the Most Spending Summer Transfer Window
A few days ago, the transfer window was closed in Europe. We found out which European clubs spent the most on newcomers last summer. The presence of some of the teams on this list will surely surprise you!
West Ham (England)
Costs: € 74.50 million
Londoners suddenly looked towards the RPL and bought Nikola Vlasic and Alex Kral in the last days of the transfer window . Horvath from CSKA cost West Ham € 30 million, and the Czech midfielder of Spartak went on loan until the end of the current season. Also, the Londoners signed for € 35 million Kurt Zuma from Chelsea, strengthening not only the midfield line, but also the defense. West Ham started the new season in the Premier League quite successfully, gaining seven points in the first three rounds.
Costs: € 79.50 million
In the transfer window deadline, the French club sold their prodigy Eduard Kamaving to Real Madrid for € 31 million. At the same time, Rennes strengthened with central defender Loic Bade from Lens, lured away the best scorer of Montpellier of the past season Gaetan Labor and also signed the talented 19-year-old Ghanaian Kamaldin Suleman of Danish Norshelland. With such a squad, the French should make good competition for Tottenham to qualify from the group in the Conference League.
Costs: € 83m The
vice-champions of France pulled off an ingenious transfer window by signing Leo Messi, Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Jorginho Wijnaldum as free agents . PSG paid only for Ashraf Hakimi from Inter (€ 60 million) and Danilo Pereira from Porto (€ 16 million). Another € 7 million Parisians paid for the rental of 19-year-old defender of the Portuguese “Sporting” Nuno Mendes . They are now fully staffed and are once again eager to win the Champions League.
Costs: € 97.75 million
The arrival of Jose Mourinho to Roma seemed unexpected to many. But over the summer, the Portuguese coach has assembled an excellent team, which this season will definitely fight in Italy for the highest places. Ex-footballer of “Rostov” Eldor Shomurodov moved to the club from Rome , and Tammy Abraham from “Chelsea” arrived in place of Edin Dzeko , for whom they paid € 40 million. Mourinho also invited experienced Rui Patricio to replace the main goalkeeper . And Roma started the season in Serie A with two victories over Fiorentina and Salernitana.
Aston Villa (England)
Costs: € 99.82 million
In the summer transfer window, Birmingham spent almost € 100 million, but recaptured this huge amount by selling Jack Grealish to Manchester City. The expensive Englishman was replaced by Emiliano Buendia from Norwich and Leon Bailey from Bayer. Aston Villa also stepped up the attack with Danny Ings , and ten years later returned Ashley Young to the club , who turned 36 in July.
RB Leipzig (Germany)
Costs: € 107.62 million
After Julian Nagelsmann left for Bayern, the RB Leipzig management invited American Jesse Marsh to the post of head coach . In the summer transfer window, he strengthened the attack of Andre Silva , for whom the Germans gave € 23 million. Defender Josko Guardiol , who received an unpleasant muscle injury before the match with our national team , moved from Dynamo Zagreb . It is also worth highlighting the full-fledged transfer to Leipzig Angelinho , which belonged to Manchester City.
Costs: € 120 million
Londoners spent only two players. Chelsea admitted the mistake and returned Romelu Lukaku to the club , for whom he paid Inter € 115 million. Midfielder Saul was also rented from Atletico Madrid for € 5 million , and 29 -year-old Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Betinelli . So far, Thomas Tuchel’s team started the season in the Premier League with two wins and a draw with Liverpool (1: 1).
Manchester City (England)
Costs: € 127.5 million
City forked out for Grealish, paying Aston Villa € 117.5 million. Many still criticize the townspeople for this transfer, arguing that the English midfielder is not worth that much money. In addition, in the summer transfer window, the club from Manchester was associated with the possible signing of Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo , but City management decided to opt for Grealish.
Manchester United (England)
Costs: € 140 million
But Manchester United stepped up at the right time and signed Ronaldo, who formalized his return to Manchester 12 years later. In addition to him, the “red devils” bought Rafael Varan for € 40 million, and also paid more than twice the amount to Borussia Dortmund for Jadon Sancho – € 85 million. for the Premier League title.
Costs: € 165.60 million
In the summer transfer window, Arsenal were the most generous on the market. The Gunners gave € 58 million for Brighton center-back Ben White , signed – on a permanent basis – Martin Edegaard from Real Madrid and laid out about € 30 million for Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale . At the same time, Mikel Arteta ‘s team had a terrible start in the Premier League – with three defeats, conceding nine goals. Arsenal are for the first time since 1974 after three matches in last place in the table.