English Premiership

The top FIVE EPL spenders

2014-09-02 08:57
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Cape Town - Over £830 million was spent during the summer transfer window in England but who spent the most on bringing in new players? 

As it happened: EPL transfer deadline day

Here are the FIVE biggest spenders during the transfer window:

1. Manchester United - £154.5 million

Ángel di María (Real Madrid, £59.7m), Luke Shaw (Southampton, £30m), Ander Herrera (Athletic Bilbao, £28.8m), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon, £16m), Vanja Milinkovic (FK Vojvodina, Undisclosed), Daley Blind (Ajax,  £14m) Radamel Falcao (Monaco, season loan - £6m).

2. Liverpool - £116.8 million 

Mario Balotelli (AC Milan, £16m), Alberto Moreno (Sevilla, £12m), Adam Lallana (Southampton, £25m), Dejan Lovren (Southampton, £20m), Lazar Markovic (Benfica, £20m), Divock Origi (Lille, £10m), Emre Can (Bayer Leverkusen, £9.75m), Rickie Lambert (Southampton, £4m), Lawrence Vigouroux, Kevin Stewart (Both Tottenham Hotspur), Javier Manquillo (Atlético Madrid, Loan).

3. Chelsea - £87.7 million

Diego Costa (Atlético Madrid, £32m), Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona, £27m), Filipe Luis (Atlético Madrid, £15.8m), Mario Pasalic (Hajduk Split, £2.4m), Didier Drogba (Galatasaray), Loic Remy (QPR, £10.5m).

4. Arsenal - £78.2m

Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Calum Chambers (Southampton, £16m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle United, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, £3m), Elias Chatzitheodoridis (Mas Kallitheakos, Undisclosed), Hugo Keto (HJK Helsinki, Undisclosed), Ben Sheaf (West Ham United, Undisclosed), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United, £16m).

5. Southampton - £59.4m

Shane Long (Hull City, £12m), Dusan Tadic (FC Twente, £10.9m), Fraser Forster (Celtic, £10m), Graziano Pelle (Feyenoord, £9m), Florin Gardos (Steaua Bucharest, £6m), Saphir Taider (Inter Milan, Swap), Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea, Loan), Sadio Mane (Salzburg, £11.5m), Toby Alderweid (Atletico Madrid, loan).


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