Written by Tharushan Fernando
01 Sep, 2016 | 9:30 am
£155m on transfer deadline day as the summer window outlay reaches a record £1.165bn in the Premier league
Many of the top-tier clubs broke their own transfer records while Manchester United managed to etch their name next to the biggest deal in history.
Manchester United: Paul Pogba (£89m)
Liverpool: Sadio Mane (£36m)
Crystal Palace: Christian Benteke (£32m)
Bournemouth: Jordon Ibe (£15m)
West Ham: Andre Ayew (£20.5m)
Leicester: Islam Slimani (£29m)
Southampton: Sofiane Boufal (£16m)
Swansea: Borja Baston (£15.5m)
Sunderland: Didier N’Dong (£13.6m)
West Brom: Nacer Chadli (£13m)
Hull: Ryan Mason (£13m)
Watford: Roberto Pereyra (£13m)
Burnley: Jeff Hendrick (£10.5m)
Manchester United under new boss Jose Mourinho, made a record breaking deal of £89m for Paul Pogba. The Reds alos added Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, both at a cost of about £30m. United also managed to get Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Arsenal managed to get Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach for £34m alongside Lucas Perez from Deportivo la Coruna for £17.1m and Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia, £35m
Chelsea, made surprise last minute deal on deadline day when they re-signed David Luiz over from PSG for £30m. They also spent £23m for Marcos Alonso (from Fiorentina) as well as £33.2m on Michy Batshuayi (from Marseille). Chelsea also managed to sign on N’Golo Kante for £32m from Leicester
Crystal Palace also had busy transfer window, coughing up for £32m Christian Benteke from Liverpool and £13m for Andros Townsend from Newcastle United. The Eagles also put up £10m for James Tomkins from West Ham.
Manchester City were also engaged in some major deals. They spent £21m on Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund. City under new boss Pep Guardiola also took on Nolito from Celta Vigo for £13.8m alongside Leroy Sane from Schalke for £37m,Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras for £27m. They also put up £47.5m for John Stones from Everton and £17.1m for Claudio Bravo from Barcelona.
Tottenham Hotspur’s spent £30m for Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, £18.6m for Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar. They also put up £11m for Victor Wanyama from Southampton as well as for Georges-Kevin Nkoudou from Marseille.
Watford spent £13m on Roberto Pereyra (Juventus) and £12.5m on Isaac Success from Granada.
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