Football Transfers: English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined

English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined
English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined

Football Transfers: English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined- English clubs spent the most money on players among FIFA’s member associations in the transfer window which ran from June to August, world soccer’s governing body said on Tuesday.

FIFA’s International Transfer Snapshot report said English clubs shelled out $1,146.6 million on players in the window, which was more than the next two countries — Spain ($473.8 million) and France ($428.9 million)– put together.

English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined
English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined

English clubs also topped the table for incoming transfers, down from 485 last year to 380, while outgoing transfers fell from 524 to 494.

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Football Transfers: English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined

German and French clubs — $462.7 million and $457.3 million respectively — were ahead of England ($409.8 million) in terms of income from transfer fees, with the top five rounded off by Italy ($408.2 million) and Spain ($260.2 million).

English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany, and France sides combined
English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany, and France sides combined

The report added that total fees in the international transfers of players amounted to $3.72 billion, a decline of 7.5% from last year and just over 60% of the record set in 2019.

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Football Transfers: English clubs spent a huge £1.15BILLION on transfer fees this summer; more than Spain, Germany and France sides combined

Italian clubs were the next biggest spenders with a total of £473.8m going on transfers, but this was a huge £672.8m behind England’s total.

Tammy Abraham was the biggest signing in Serie A, with the striker joining Roma for a fee of £34m.

Fikayo Tomori’s £25m move to AC Milan was the next biggest deal, with the defender also leaving Chelsea.

French clubs were third on the list, with a total spend of £337.9m on transfers. Paris Saint-Germain signed Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan for a fee of £60m.

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