Premier League clubs spend over £1.9bn during transfer window to smash record

Well, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp might be relieved that he finally added a midfilder to the ranks on Thursday night.

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Premier League clubs have broken their transfer spending record for a season in the summer window alone.

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The Sports Business Group at Deloitte predicts that this summer's gross spending will be £1.9 billion.

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exceeding the previous record in the 2017–18 season's summer and January window combined by a total of £487.8 million.

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Deloitte estimates that the gross expenditure is 34% more than the previous record (summer 2017's £1.4 billion)

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And 67% higher than the previous summer transfer window's £1.1 billion.

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This summer, Premier League clubs' gross spending was so high that

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prior to the January transfer window for this season

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Since the two-window season began, the 2022–23 season has already seen the greatest transfer expenditure.

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A record-breaking £1.43 billion was spent over the 2017 summer, which wasn't surpassed until one week into this year.