Premier league clubs completes the second-highest January transfer spending in history.

Premier league January transfers.

Premier league transfers, aubameyang to Barca
 Premier league January transfer window was Introduced in 2003. The highest spending January transfer window was in 2018 a total of £480 million was spent.
 However, Premier league record its second highest January spending in history as Premier league clubs spend £295 million all together this January 2022 transfer window. 

This is the highest recording since covid-19 emergence, it looks likes the clubs have recovered from the effect of the Covid-19 on their finances. Last year (2021) Premier league clubs spent just £70 million in January transfer and less than £10 million was spent on deadline day.

Newcastle bought two Premier league defenders, as Manchester city and Burnley brought in strikers for more than £10 million. 
Totteham bought two Juventus players for a cost which is atleast £24 million, Dele Alli was sold for £40 million and Spurs loaned out three other players.
Aubameyang left Asernal and signed for Barca on a free transfer.

Dan Jones (Head of the Sport Business Group at Deloitte) explained that, 
this transfer window indicates that the Premier League clubs are recovering from the financial effect of Covid-19 placed on them. This marks the second highest spending in January transfer window.


Jones furtherly explained that other Europe top four leagues combined have spend £318 million just £2 million more than that of the Premier League and EFL combined. The Premier league clubs net spending proves the Premier league continues to lead the way globally, retaining it’s status as the world biggest domestic football league in financial teams.

Transfer transaction of Premier league clubs on deadline day 

Newcastle signed Dan Burn from Brighton for £13 million and Matt Target on loan.

Manchester city signed Julian Alverez from River plate for £14.1 million though he will go back on loan to the Argentine club until summer.

Burnley signed Wout Weghorst (striker) from Wolfsburg for £12 million.

Everton signed Donny van de Beek on loan and he becomes Lampard's first signing as Everton coach. While Alli becomes his first permanent signing on free transfer.

Crystal palace signed Jean-Philipe Mateta and Luke Plange for £9 million and £1 million respectively.

Brighton signed Deniz Undow from Royal Union Saint-Gilloise for £6 million but he will be loaned back to the Belgium club.

Brentford signed Christian Erickson, Denmark midfielder on free transfer.

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