Arsenal Top Premier League’s Summer Transfer Spending | See Full List
Arsenal emerged top of the transfer list at the end of the Premier League summer transfer window, spending £156.8m. The Gunners were busy at this window as they invested a lot in getting players that will help steady their season. Players bought by the North London side include Ben White (£50m), Martin Odegaard (£34m), Aaron Ramsdale (£30m), Takehiro Tomiyasu (£19.8), Albert Sambi Lokonga (£15m), and Nuno Tavares (£8m).
Manchester United in second place spent £133.7m for the acquisition of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane, and Cristiano Ronaldo. United neighbours, Manchester City, were also big money spenders as they invested all their money for the acquisition of Jack Grealish from Aston Villa, for £100m breaking the transfer fee of an English player.
Everton were the least spenders with just £1.6m, with Watford on 19th (£4.5m), Southampton on 18th with £15m, and Wolves in 17th position with £16,4m.
Aston Villa topped the table for funds received during this transfer window after getting £100m from the sale of Jack Grealish. Chelsea is in the second position after cashing out on the sale of Tammy Abraham, Kurt Zouma, Olivier Giroud, Fikayo Tomori and Victor Moses. Brighton, Southampton, and Norwich occupied the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions with an income of £50m, £40m, and £38m respectively.
The income for the window placed the Manchester clubs in sixth and seventh with United having £30m while City received £27.3m. Arsenal and Liverpool are in the seventh and eighth positions at £25m and £24.5m.
This transfer window is the least money spent in the last five transfer windows; in 2016, the clubs spent £1.19b, in 2017 £1.49b, in 2018 £1,27b, in 2019 £1.40b, in 2020 £1.31bn while in 2021 £1.04b was spent.