Premier League winter transfer window record spending

British auditing firm Deloitte has published research showing Premier League clubs spent over £800m during the January transfer window, setting a new winter transfer window record.

After the closing of these transactions on Tuesday midnight, Deloitte notes that with 815 million pounds, the most attractive football championship in the world pulverizes the previous record set in 2017-18, which was 480 million pounds, and triple practically the expenses of the January 2022 transfer window (295 million pounds).

Combined with record summer transfer window spending (£1.9bn), Premier League clubs have spent a total of £2.8bn in the 2022 season/ 23, a new absolute record, specifies the cabinet.

On the final day of transfers, over £275m was put on the table by English clubs, which is also a new record for the January window, with an 83% increase on the previous record of 150 million pounds established in January 2018.

Completed in the last hours of the market, the transfer from Benfica Lisbon to Chelsea of ​​Argentinian midfielder and 2022 world champion, Enzo Fernandez, for an amount of 107 million pounds, an absolute record for the Premier League, symbolizes this new outbreak.

Furthermore, Premier League clubs accounted for 79% of total spending in Europe’s ‘big five’ football leagues, the highest proportion ever reported.

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