Three Premier League clubs that spent the most this summer transfer window

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The
top
division
sides
have
broken
their
transfer
spending
record
once
again
in
a
season
with
gross
spending
close
to
£1.9bn.
This
is
67%
higher
than
last
season’s
summer
transfer
window’s
£1.1bn
and
34%
higher
than
the
previous
record
of
most
spending

£1.4bn
during
the
summer
of
2017.

Brazilian
winger
Antony
who
joined
Manchester
United
has
been
the
biggest
signing
of
this
window.
Antony
signed
for
United
for
a
fee
worth
£86
million.
Liverpool’s
Darwin
Nunez
is
a
close
second
in
this
list
after
arriving
from
Benfica
for
£85
million.
Apart
from
these,
some
other
big
signings
like
Wesley
Fofana
for
£75
million,
Casemiro
from
Real
Madrid
for
£63m,
etc
also
transpired
this
summer.

So
which
three
Premier
League
sides
top
the
list
for
completing
such
high-profile
deals
altogether
this
summer?
Let’s
take
a
look:


Chelsea

£275
million

Under
its
new
ownership,
the
Stamford
Bridge
club
went
all
out
in
the
summer
transfer
window
to
back
its
manager.
Under
the
tutelage
of
owner
Todd
Boehly
Chelsea
have
appeared
to
be
on
a
mission
to
rebuild
the
team
following
the
departures
of
Antonio
Rudiger,
Andreas
Christensen,
and
Timo
Werner.

The
London
giants
signed
eight
players
in
this
window
smashing
their
club
record
for
highest
spending
ever.
Leicester
defender
Wesley
Fofana
is
their
costliest
signing,
coming
in
at
£75m.
The
other
notable
deals
include

Raheem
Sterling
from
Manchester
City
for
£50.58m,
Marc
Cucurella
from
Brighton
for
a
reported
£60m,
Raheem
Sterling
from
Manchester
City
for
£50m,
Kalidou
Koulibaly
from
Napoli
for
£34m,
Carney
Chukwuemeka
from
Aston
Villa
for
£16.20m
and
Gabriel
Slonina
from
Chicago
for
£8.18m.

The
deadline
day
also
saw
two
deals
being
completed-
Pierre-Emerick
Aubameyang
from
Barcelona
for
a
fee
of
€12
million
and
Denis
Zakaria
from
Juventus
on
a
season-long
loan
deal.


Manchester
United

£194
million

The
Red
Devils
are
second
on
this
list
breaking
their
record
of
highest
spending
in
a
single
transfer
window.
The
two
biggest
marquee
signings
of
United
include
Antony
from
Ajax
for
a
fee
worth
£86m

which
is
also
the
costliest
in
this
window
and
another
one
being
Casemiro
from
Real
Madrid
for
£63m.

Another
Ajax
arrival
Lisandro
Martinez
also
commanded
a
high
value
with
a
fee
close
to
£51.6m
being
reported.
The
other
three
signings
however
have
been
cost-effective

Tyrell
Malacia
from
Feyenoord
for
£13.5m,
Christian
Eriksen
on
a
free
deal,
and
Martin
Dubravka
on
loan
from
Newcastle.


West
Ham
United

£162
million

Surprisingly
the
third
biggest
spender
on
this
list
is
West
Ham
with
David
Moyes
getting
enormous
backing
from
the
management.
This
is
West
Ham’s
highest
spending
in
a
summer
window
and
they
have
managed
to
rope
in
some
of
the
exciting
talents
from
the
market

Brazilian
midfielder
Lucas
Paqueta
for
£37m
from
Lyon
and
forward
Gianluca
Scamanca
for
£31m
from
Sassuolo.

Their
other
signings
for
the
first
team
include

Nayef
Aguerd,
Alphonse
Areola,
Maxwel
Cornet,
Emerson,
Thilo
Kehrer,
Flynn
Downes,
and
Nathan
Trott.

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