EPL 2014-15 Summer Transfer Window Total Spending

by Rory Kernaghan | Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 | 0

With the summer transfer window shutting on September 1st at 11pm, the top teams in the English Premier League shelled out some serious cash in a record breaking effort. The search for new talent carried on late in to the night, and was fruitful for a number of the top flight clubs. Check out the biggest spenders in this English Premier League season’s record breaking 2014-15 Summer transfer window total spending…. transfer number

2014-15 Premier League Transfer Window Stats

So the 2014-15 transfer window saw an increase in spending from £535 million last season, to £830 million as of 1 AM this morning.

A total of £530 million went to overseas clubs, £240 million went to Premier League sides, and the remaining £65 million went to football league sides.

Manchester United’s £153 million splash was the biggest ever recorded for a Premier League side, and £59.7 million of that was to Real Madrid for their former winger Angel Di Maria.

Liverpool came in second for the spending this season, with a £117 million total tally, and Chelsea were third with £91.3 million spent. Take a look at the last ten years English Premier League transfer spends, courtesy of the BBC…. spends

2014-15 in the English Premier League has been a very expensive season, and here are the players who contributed to the fact…

Angel Di Maria [Real Madrid – Manchester United] £59.7m

Alexis Sanchez [Barcelona – Arsenal] £35m

Diego Costa [Atletico Madrid – Chelsea] £32m

Eliaquim Mangala [FC Porto – Manchester City] £32m

Cesc Fabregas [Barcelona – Chelsea] £30m

Ander Herrera [Athletic Bilbao – Manchester United] £29m

Romelu Lukaku [Chelsea – Everton] £28m

Luke Shaw [Southampton – Manchester United] £27m (Could rise to £31m)

Adam Lallana [Southampton – Liverpool] £25m

Dejan Lovren [Southampton – Liverpool] £20m

Lazar Markovic [Benfica – Liverpool] £20m

Will the biggest signings of the year prove their worth at the top flight clubs who paid for them? One thing is for sure, Angel Di Maria has a lot of work to do at Manchester United.

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