Premier League transfers: Arsenal tops the list of biggest spenders in the 2021-22 season, Manchester clubs follow, check full list- With the Premier League transfer deadline on the 31st of August, the Gunners have come out to be the biggest spenders yet in the Premier League 2021-22 season. This is the first time since the 1995-96 season that the North London club will not play in European competition, and Mikel Arteta has made it his priority to bolster his squad.
Premier League transfers: Biggest Premier League Summer Spenders 2021
The North London club has spent the most money on transfers this season. They are followed by Manchester United who signed Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane this summer.
Defending champions Manchester City has splashed their cash on bringing in the ex-Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. While the European Champions Chelsea have brought back their ex-striker Romelu Lukaku.
Premier League: Arsenal spent the most amount of money this season on transfers
Premier League transfers: Arsenal sign Nuno Tavares
They finished 8th in the Premier League table last season and have faced a lot of criticism for the same. Arsenal’s first signing was the Portuguese U-21 left-back Nuno Tavares. They signed the full-back from Benfica FC for £8 million last month.
Premier League transfers: Albert Sambi Lokonga confirmed accidentally
A week later, the Gunners spent their money to get the signature of the 21-year-old Belgian Albert Sambi Lokonga from Anderlecht. The deal was a little complicated as Anderlecht accidentally announced it first. The post was quickly deleted as it looks like it was put on by mistake.
However, a number of eagle-eyed Gooners spotted it and screenshotted the tweet, and began sharing it themselves.
Premier League transfers: Arsenal spend £50m on English defender
Arsenal confirmed the signing of Ben White from Brighton after a leaked picture of the England center-back emerged online showing the 23-year-old being presented with an Arsenal shirt by Mikel Arteta and Edu.
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Since William Saliba moved to Marseille on loan, White took his number 4 jersey. He even featured in the 2-0 loss against Premier League newcomers Brentford.
Premier League transfers: Arsenal buy-back Martin Odegaard
A 5-year deal has been agreed between Odegaard and Arsenal. It is also possible that the Norweigan plays against Chelsea in the London derby on Sunday. The transfer fee is around £34 million.
It’s time to hear from the man himself… 🤳
Let’s go get it, Gooners! 👊 pic.twitter.com/G34bwuBYpU
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 20, 2021
Premier League transfers: Arsenal close to signing Aaron Ramsdale
A total of £30m is rumored to be the price for the Sheffield United goalkeeper.
Martin Ødegaard deal official and confirmed. No buy back clause for Real Madrid. ‘Right of first refusal’ included in the deal – but final choice will always be up to Ødegaard. Fee €35m plus add ons, bit less than €40m. 🇳🇴 #AFC
Arsenal now planning to announce Aaron Ramsdale. pic.twitter.com/fmct94hMsH
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 20, 2021
According to Sky Sports, Arsenal has forked out £129m on the five players – £15m more than Manchester United has spent so far.
Manchester City [£100m] and Chelsea [£97.5m] complete the top four, though they have spent money on just one player each.