Transfer deadline day signings take Premier League spending to £1.41bn


Kieran Tierney, Alex Iwobi, Ryan Sessegnon and Ismaila Sarr

Kieran Tierney, Alex Iwobi, Ryan Sessegnon and Ismaila Sarr were a 4 £25m+ Premier League signings on deadline day

A late flurry of deadline-day signings took Premier League spending for a summer adult to £1.41bn, usually brief of a £1.43bn record set in 2017.

Deadline day spending alone by English top-flight clubs was £170m – though on usually 17 deals, a corner fewest series of transfers on a final day of a summer window given 2009.

Everton’s £34m signing of brazen Alex Iwobi from Arsenal was a biggest incoming Premier League deal, while a largest send saw Romelu Lukaku leave Manchester United for Inter Milan for £74m – a detriment of £1m on a price they paid Everton.

Arsenal were a biggest spenders in England during a window, striking out £155m. On deadline day, they bought £25m Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney and £8m Chelsea centre-back David Luiz.

Tottenham recruited Real Betis midfielder Giovani lo Celso on loan and sealed Fulham winger Ryan Sessegnon for £25m. Their office of Juventus brazen Paulo Dybala was one of a large stories progressing in a day though a understanding fell through.

Watford spent a bar record, reported to be £25m, on Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr and Leicester bought Sampdoria’s aggressive midfielder Dennis Praet for a reported £18m.

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Three former England internationals done moves – Burnley signing Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater and Manchester City bringing in Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson, both on loan, while Newcastle re-signed giveaway representative striker Andy Carroll.

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