Football Transfers: More than 38bn spent with Man City, Chelsea at the top, check full list – The European football cashflow has reached a new height with Manchester City and Chelsea topping the list, said a new finding published by FIFA. A research by the football governing body has found that at least 38 billion pound were spend in last decade (2011-2020). Man City and Chelsea lead the tally with two of 12 Premier League clubs in top 30. The report says that Southampton spend more than Borussia Dortmund.
Brazil (15, 128) tops the list with countries involving most players from a nation. Neymar tops the list of costliest player with 200 million USD. As many as 14 deals exceeded 100 million USD with Angel Di Maria involved in two of them. Among new singings, Romelu Lukaku set a new club record free when he joined Chelsea for 97.5 million pound in August but he is not part of the list as his transfers to Man Utd and Inter Milan were less than 100 million USD, as per FIFA. English clubs net transfer spent of 7.23 billion was far higher than second placed China.
Agent fees topped 3.5 billion USD. The participation of agents rose by 69.1 per cent.
Man City tops the list followed by Chelsea, Barcelona, PSG and Real Madrid
The top six English clubs are Newcastle, West Ham, Everton, Wolves, Southampton and Leicester
Benfica tops the list of most transfer fees. Others in the top five list are Sporting Lisbon, Barcelona, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid
Football Transfers: More than 38bn spent with Manchester City, Chelsea at the top, check full list – Manchester United – Cristiano Ronaldo
As many as 232 players were loaned out by a majority of players. Chelsea (207) and Swansea (146) were placed second and third in the list
English clubs spent twice amount (12.4 billion USD) as compared to Spain (6.7 billion USD)
Portuguese clubs made a combined profit of 2.956 billion USD with majority of transfer route was from Brazil to Portugal (1,556 deals)
English clubs made a net loss of 7.23 billion USD
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