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Summer signings with a value of £228m scored goals at the weekend as the Premier League returned for the first round of games since the transfer window closed on 1 September. Declan Rice (£105m), Dominik Szoboszlai (£60m) and James Maddison (£40m) were among the five goal scorers who had changed clubs this summer. The 20 [...]
The amount Premier League teams spent in the January transfer window fell for the first time since 2012, according to football money experts Deloitte. England's top tier clubs spent just £180m on permanent signings, some way off the £430m that was lavishly shelled out last winter. Nearly a third of this window's total outlay was [...]
Harry Redknapp has poured cold water on suggestions he left QPR due to a dispute over transfers, citing an urgent need for knee surgery as the reason behind his shock exit, just one day after the January transfer window closed, yet it's not hard to see why those suggestions arose in the first place. This [...]
Was this year’s January transfer window the most boring yet? That was the sentiment in the press today as fans and journalists alike bemoaned the “dudline day” that saw little in the way of shock moves of big name signings. Over £144m was spent by Premier League clubs across the month, who appeared unable or [...]
If you thought Uefa’s financial fair play rules were going to curb Roman Abramovich’s spending at Chelsea, think again. Following the signing of Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for £29.4m, the Blues’ total spend on transfer fees for the season has reached £123.3m. Chelsea have not spent as much in a single season for 10 years. [...]
Gabriel Paulista may not be the most significant signing Arsenal will ever make, but the Brazilian centre-back’s arrival in North London has created a little bit of history for his new club. After spending roughly £13m on the 24 year-old, Arsenal’s spending for the season has crossed the £100m mark. Never before have the Gunners [...]
An unexpetedly quiet January transfer window could be the first sign of little-known Premier League cost-control regulations starting to bite, according to industry experts. Despite English top-flight clubs being richer than ever before – all 20 are among the top 40 wealthiest in the world, it emerged this week – they have failed to spend [...]
Are we in the middle of the most boring January transfer window ever? Almost three weeks have passed since the window opened on 3 January and it seems as if not much has happened. Arsenal were supposed to need a new defensive midfielder but have since discovered a hidden genius of Francis Coquelin, Manchester United [...]
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