How much money was spent in the summer transfer window 2022? | Football

Premier League clubs have spent millions on new talent (Manchester United/Manchester United via Getty Images)

The summer transfer window has finally come to and end after almost three months of wheeling and dealing, with millions spent in transfer fees by Premier League clubs.

Teams from the richest league in the world have once again reached into their pockets to sign some of the hottest talent in the game.

But exactly how much money has been spent in the summer transfer window? Read on to find out.

How much money has been spent by Premier League clubs in the summer transfer window?

Premier League clubs had a net spend of over £1.7billion in this year’s transfer window, according to Transfermarkt.

This beats last season’s total of £1.44billion, but falls just short of the £1.86billion spent by clubs in the 2017/18 season.

Premier League clubs signed over 140 players during the window, beating the number of players signed in the 2021, 2020 and 2019 summer windows.

Antony was the most expensive Premier League acquisition, with the Brazilian winger linking up with former manager Erik ten Hag at Manchester United.

Liverpool spent £85million on striker Darwin Nunez (Picture: Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea splashed out over £70million to bring Leicester defender Wesley Fofana to Stamford Bridge, whilst Liverpool secured the signing of Uruguayan striker Darwin Nunez from Benfica for £85million.

Which team has spent the most money?

According to Transfermarkt, Chelsea spent the most money in this year’s summer transfer window, parting company with £168million for new players.

The west London club boosted their squad with the signings of Raheem Sterling, Marc Cucurella, Wesley Fofana, Kalidou Koulibaly and Carney Chukwuemeka.

West Ham are the division’s second biggest spenders, splashing £164million on new additions to strengthen David Moyes’ options.

Tottenham have spent over £150million on new talent at the behest of manager Antonio Conte, including £60million on Everton striker Richarlison.

Premier League newsboys Nottingham Forest have spent over £140million on revamping their squad, after their promotion winning squad was dismantled after securing their return to the top tier for the first time in 23 years.

Manchester United, Newcastle, Arsenal and Wolves are the other teams who spent over £100million in the summer transfer window.

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