Premier League Transfer Window closes with massive figures on the board

Premier League Transfer Window closes with massive figures on the board

Premier League Transfer Window closes with massive figures on the board

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)

Big Numbers


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





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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.




EvertonEverton managed to draw up successful deals for Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace, £28m) and Ashley Williams (Swansea, £12m)




LeicesterThe surprise champs of last season, Leicester City signed on Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon for £29.7m and Nampalys Mendy from Nice for £13m




LiverpoolLiverpool managed to sign on Sadio Mane from Southampton for £36m,Loris Karius from Mainz for £4.7m and coughed up £25m for Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle.




MAN.CityManchester 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.




WestHamWest-Ham United managed to sign on Andre Ayew from Swansea for £20.5m

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