January transfer window 2015: Every single Premier League move broken down into charts

January Transfer Window 2015
What happened
What happened? In the end, not a lot. After a blockbuster summer window that smashed all records set before it, Premier League clubs were markedly more coy in the January window.

Almost £1bn was spent on players in the summer, yet collectively the top flight couldn’t even muster £150m over the past four weeks. Just four teams paid more than £10m for a player, while three teams didn't spend any money at all.

Nevertheless, there were still a total of 147 deals involving Premier League clubs this summer, and our interactive guide allows you to dig into the data for yourself.

key facts
& figures

Total spent comparison

When it
was spent

Buys vs Loans

Popular Positions

Where they came from

EPL Spend vs Europe

Your club's transfers
Key facts & figures
  • Total amount spent:
  • Total amount made:
  • Biggest deal:
  • Total signings:
  • Busiest clubs:
  • Biggest Spenders:
  • Biggest Earners:
  • £144,700,000
  • £100,970,000
  • Wilfried Bony
  • 37
  • Crystal Palace (7)
  • Manchester City
  • Chelsea FC
Total Spent Comparison
Just six times in the last decade have Premier League clubs been more shy with the chequebook in January. Only a handful of clubs made significant investments in the past month, with Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal collectively responsible for 54 per cent of all the the money spent.

It was all a far cry from the historic window of 2011, when a record £235m was spent by clubs in the top flight. Chelsea and Liverpool collectively spent almost as much on the final day of that transfer window alone (£134.64m) than all 20 current Premier League clubs put together across the entirety of this window.

£49.8m traded hands on the final day, yet there was little in the way of last-gasp shocks. The big move of the day, Juan Cuadrado to Chelsea for £29.4m, had been on the cards for a few days prior.
When it was spent
This year’s window took a while to get going. While Swansea got the ball rolling early (and passed everyone by) with the £1.67m signing of Matt Grimes, West Ham were the next to break ranks from the rest of their frugal competitors a full five days later with the £1.7m signing of Doneil Henry (yeah, we’d already forgotten too). In fact, not until the financial juggernaut of Manchester City finally got their way with Wilfried Bony on 14 January did the cumulative spend of the league finally break the £10m mark.

Deadline day was unsurprisingly the busiest day of the window as 30 players grabbed their last chance to switch clubs.
Buys vs Loans
Just over half of the signings made by Premier League clubs - 52.7 per cent to be exact - actually came with a transfer fee attached.

Nine players arrived as temporary adjustments on the loan market, while a number of clubs looked to snap up a bargain with an out of contract player. The only two goalkeepers signed this January - Victor Valdes by Manchester United and Mark Schwarzer by Leicester City - both arrived on free transfers.
Buys
Loans
Free
Most Popular Position
Most clubs looked to shore up in midfield and defence, with 15 and 11 players of either position joining a new Premier League club.

Although just eight out-and-out strikers were purchased, clubs still had a focus on boosting their firepower in the final months of the season. Transfermarkt.co.uk define 10 of those 15 midfielders as either wingers or “attacking midfielders”.
Where they came from
Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of transfers were domestic deals with 67 per cent of players bought from English clubs. With little time to scour the globe for an uncovered gem, clubs looked to stick to the familiar and the easily available. A dash down the M1 on deadline day is a lot easier than flying through four different time zones.

Just over 44 per cent of all signings were bought from other Premier League clubs, while the Championship was the next most popular hunting ground.
EPL spend vs Europe
Dominance in European competition, pioneering styles of football, a thriving hub of homegrown players - all areas the Premier League is lacking in comparison to its European rivals. But if there is one sector in which it continually crushes its competition, it’s the capacity to spend, spend, spend.

Even in a year lacking in bombast, the Premier League still spent more than double that of its closest competitor Serie A, whose clubs spent a collective £66m.

Chelsea and Manchester City both spent more this January than the whole of Ligue 1 put together.
Your club's transfers
Click on your Premier League football team below for a round-up of their spending in the January transfer window
Arsenal
Players in
  • Gabriel Paulista (Villarreal CF)
    £17,600,000
  • Krystian Bielik (Legia Warszawa)
    £2,740,000
Players out
  • Benik Afobe (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
    £0
  • Joel Campbell (Villarreal CF)
    Loan
  • Yaya Sanogo (Crystal Palace)
    Loan
  • Matt Macey (Accrington Stanley)
    Loan
  • Lukas Podolski (Inter Milan)
    Loan (fee: £528,000)
Aston Villa
Players in
  • Carles Gil (Valencia CF)
    £3,700,000
  • Scott Sinclair (Manchester City)
    Loans
Players out
  • Daniel Johnson (Preston North End)
    £0
  • Michael Drennan (Shamrock Rovers)
    £0
  • Callum Robinson (Preston North End)
    Loan
  • Antonio Luna (Spezia Calcio)
    Loan
  • Gary Gardner (Nottingham Forest)
    Loan
  • Jordan Graham (Wolves)
    £0
Burnley
Players in
  • Michael Keane (Manchester United)
    £2,250,000
Players out
  • n/a
Chelsea
Players in
  • Juan Cuadrado (AC Fiorentina)
    £29,390,000
Players out
  • André Schürrle (VfL Wolfsburg)
    £28,160,000
  • Ryan Bertrand (Southampton FC)
    £10,000,000
  • Fernando Torres (AC Milan)
    £2,640,000
  • Mohamed Salah (AC Fiorentina)
    Loan
  • Marko Marin (RSC Anderlecht)
    Loan
  • Stipe Perica (Udinese Calcio)
    Loan
  • Ulises Dávila (Vitória Setúbal FC)
    Loan
  • Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading FC)
    Loan
  • Tomás Kalas (Middlesbrough FC)
    Loan
  • Todd Kane (Nottingham Forest)
    Loan
  • Lewis Baker (Sheffield Wednesday)
    Loan
  • Mark Schwarzer (Leicester City)
    £0
  • Alex Kiwomya (Barnsley )
    Loan
Crystal Palace
Players in
  • Jordon Mutch (Queens Park Rangers)
    £5,580,000
  • Pape Souaré (LOSC Lille)
    £4,690,000
  • Wilfried Zaha (Manchester United)
    £3,370,000
  • Chung-Yong Lee (Bolton Wanderers)
    £0
  • Keshi Anderson (Barton Rovers)
    £0
  • Yaya Sanogo (Arsenal FC)
    Loan
Players out
  • Stuart O'Keefe (Cardiff City)
    £942,000
  • Andy Johnson (Released)
    £0
  • Alex Wynter (Colchester United)
    £0
  • Barry Bannan (Bolton Wanderers)
    Loan
  • Jack Hunt (Rotherham United)
    Loan
  • Jake Gray (Cheltenham Town)
    Loan
  • Jimmy Kébé (Unattached)
    Released
Everton
Players in
  • Aaron Lennon (Tottenham Hotspur)
    Loan
Players out
  • Samuel Eto'o (UC Sampdoria)
    £0
  • Christopher Long (Brentford FC)
    Loan
  • John Lundstram (Leyton Orient)
    Loan
  • Ben McLaughlin (Telford United)
    Loan
  • Hallam Hope (Bury)
    £0
Hull City
Players in
  • n/a
Players out
  • Calaum Jahraldo-Martin (Alloa Athletic FC)
    Loan
Leicester City
Players in
  • Andrej Kramaric (HNK Rijeka)
    £7,920,000
  • Mark Schwarzer (Chelsea)
    £0
  • Robert Huth (Stoke City)
    Loan
Players out
  • Adam Dawson (Bristol Rovers)
    Loan
  • Adam Smith (Mansfield Town)
    Loan
  • Jack Barmby (Rotherham United)
    Loan
  • Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United)
    Loan
  • Callum Elder (Mansfield Town)
    Loan
Liverpool
Players in
  • n/a
Players out
  • Oussama Assaidi (Al-Ahli Club)
    £0
  • Oluwaseyi Ojo (Wigan Athletic)
    Loan
  • Jack Dunn (Cheltenham Town)
    Loan
  • Kevin Stewart (Cheltenham Town)
    Loan
  • Lloyd Jones (Cheltenham Town)
    Loan
Manchester City
Players in
  • Wilfried Bony (Swansea City)
    £31,810,000
Players out
  • Scott Sinclair (Aston Villa)
    Loan
  • Bruno Zuculini (Córdoba CF)
    Loan
  • Chidiebere Nwakali (FC Málaga)
    Loan
  • George Evans (Scunthorpe United)
    Loan
  • Kelechi Iheanacho (Atlético Malagueño)
    Loan
  • Devante Cole (Milton Keynes Dons)
    Loan
  • Matija Nastasic (FC Schalke 04)
    Loan
Manchester United
Players in
  • Victor Valdés (Unattached)
    £0
  • Sadiq El Fitouri (Salford City)
    £0
  • Andy Kellett (Bolton Wanderers)
    Loan
Players out
  • Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)
    £3,370,000
  • Michael Keane (Burnley)
    £2,250,000
  • Darren Fletcher (West Bromwich Albion)
    £0
  • Anderson (Sport Club Internacional)
    £0
  • Jesse Lingard (Derby County)
    Loan
  • Saidy Janko (Bolton Wanderers)
    Loan
  • Ben Amos (Bolton Wanderers)
    Loan
  • Joe Rothwell (Blackpool FC)
    Loan
  • Will Keane (Sheffield Wednesday)
    Loan
  • Sam Johnstone (Preston North End)
    Loan
  • Ben Pearson (Barnsley)
    Loan
Newcastle United
Players in
  • n/a
Players out
  • Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (AS Roma)
    £6,470,000
  • Davide Santon (Inter Milan)
    Loan
  • Adam Campbell (FC Gateshead)
    Loan
  • Callum Roberts (FC Gateshead)
    Loan
Queens Park Rangers
Players in
  • Mauro Zárate (West Ham United)
    Loan
Players out
  • Jordon Mutch (Crystal Palace)
    £5,580,000
  • Josh Laurent (Brentford FC)
    £0
Southampton
Players in
  • Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea FC)
    £10,000,000
  • Filip Djuricic (SL Benfica)
    Loan
  • Eljero Elia (Werder Bremen)
    Loan
Players out
  • Jos Hooiveld (Millwall FC)
    Loan
Stoke City
Players in
  • Philipp Wollscheid (Bayer 04 Leverkusen)
    Loan
Players out
  • Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union)
    £0
  • Robert Huth (Leicester City)
    Loan
  • Tomi Adeloye (Macclesfield Town)
    Loan
  • George Waring (Barnsley)
    Loan
Sunderland
Players in
  • Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC)
    £0
Players out
  • Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC)
    £0
  • David Ferguson (Blackpool FC)
    £0
  • Cabral (Released)
    £0
  • Connor Oliver (Blackpool FC)
    £0
  • Charalampos Mavrias (Panathinaikos Athens)
    Loan
  • Mikael Mandron (Shrewsbury Town)
    Loan
  • Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United)
    Loan
Swansea
Players in
  • Kyle Naughton (Tottenham Hotspur)
    £5,810,000
  • Jack Cork (Southampton FC)
    £3,520,000
  • Matt Grimes (Exeter City)
    £1,970,000
Players out
  • Wilfried Bony (Manchester City)
    £31,810,000
  • Ashley Richards (Fulham FC)
    Loan
  • Alan Tate (Crewe Alexandra)
    Loan
Tottenham Hotspur
Players in
  • Dele Alli (MK Dons)
    £5,830,000
Players out
  • Kyle Naughton (Swansea City)
    £5,810,000
  • Aaron Lennon (Everton)
    Loan
  • Dele Alli (MK Dons)
    Loan
  • Kenny McEvoy (Colchester United)
    Loan
  • Milos Veljkovic (Charlton Athletic)
    Loan
  • Dominic Ball (Cambridge United)
    Loan
  • Grant Hall (Blackpool FC)
    Loan
  • Jordan Archer (Millwall FC)
    Loan
  • Benoît Assou-Ekotto (Released)
    Loan
West Bromwich Albion
Players in
  • Callum McManaman (Wigan Athletic)
    £5,590,000
  • Darren Fletcher (Manchester United)
    £0
Players out
  • Luke Daniels (Scunthorpe United)
    Loan
West Ham United
Players in
  • Doneil Henry (Apollon Limassol)
    £1,670,000
  • Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical FC)
    £1,170,000
Players out
  • Blair Turgott (Coventry City)
    £0
  • Jamie Harney (Colchester United)
    £0
  • Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical FC)
    Loan
  • Sean Maguire (Accrington Stanley)
    Loan
  • Mauro Zárate (QPR)
    Loan
  • Nathan Mavila (Wealdstone FC)
    Loan
  • Paul McCallum (Portsmouth FC)
    Loan
  • Ricardo Vaz Tê (Akhisar Belediye Genclik ve Spor)
    Loan
Defenders
  • Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal FC)
    £13,200,000
  • Ryan Bertrand (Southampton FC)
    £10,000,000
  • Kyle Naughton (Swansea City)
    £5,810,000
  • Pape Souaré (Crystal Palace)
    £4,690,000
  • Michael Keane (Burnley)
    £2,250,000
  • Doneil Henry (West Ham United)
    £1,670,000
  • Stephen Hendrie (West Ham United)
    £1,170,000
  • Sadiq El Fitouri (Manchester United)
    £0
  • Robert Huth (Leicester City)
    Loan
  • Andy Kellett (Manchester United)
    Loan
  • Philipp Wollscheid (Stoke City)
    Loan
Strikers
  • Wilfried Bony (Manchester City)
    £31,810,000
  • Andrej Kramaric (Leicester City)
    £7,920,000
  • Dame N'Doye (Hull City)
    £3,500,000
  • Jermain Defoe (Sunderland AFC)
    £0
  • Shola Ameobi (Crystal Palace)
    £0
  • Keshi Anderson (Crystal Palace)
    £0
  • Yaya Sanogo (Crystal Palace)
    Loan
  • Mauro Zárate (Queens Park Rangers)
    Loan
Midfielders
  • Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea FC)
    £29,390,000
  • Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)
    £5,830,000
  • Callum McManaman (West Bromwich Albion)
    £5,590,000
  • Jordon Mutch (Crystal Palace)
    £5,580,000
  • Carles Gil (Aston Villa)
    £3,700,000
  • Jack Cork (Swansea City)
    £3,520,000
  • Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)
    £3,370,000
  • Krystian Bielik (Arsenal FC)
    £2,740,000
  • Matt Grimes (Swansea City)
    £1,970,000
  • Darren Fletcher (West Bromwich Albion)
    £0
  • Chung-Yong Lee (Crystal Palace)
    £0
  • Aaron Lennon (Everton FC)
    Loan
  • Filip Djuricic (Southampton FC)
    Loan
  • Eljero Elia (Southampton FC)
    Loan
  • Scott Sinclair (Aston Villa)
    Loan
Goalkeepers
  • Mark Schwarzer (Leicester City)
    £0
  • Victor Valdés (Manchester United)
    £0

All data courtesy of transfermarkt.co.uk

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