This season the English Premier League clubs have collectively spent more than £1 billion on transfer fees for the first time in history.
Paul Pogba’s world-record £89 million move to Manchester United makes up nearly a tenth of this season’s total spending and Arsenal’s £35million capture of Shkodran Mustafi was also significant in breaking the £1 billion barrier.
Top five Premier League signings
- Paul Pogba – Juventus to Manchester United, £89m
- John stones – Everton to Manchester City, £47m
- Leroy Sane – Schalke to Manchester City, £42m
- Granit Xhaka – Borussia Monchengladbach to Arsenal, £35m
- Shkodran Mustafi – Valencia to Arsenal, £35m