For the first time since 2012, the teams from the Premier League during the wintermercato less money spent on transfers. Auditing firm Deloitte calculated that the clubs together 180 million pounds (205 million euro) spent.
The most expensive bird this winter is the American Christian Pulisic. Chelsea explained to the team-mate of Axel Witsel at Borussia Dortmund for 55 million pounds (about 63 million euro) on the table.
A year ago, gave the English clubs 430 million pounds. Liverpool paid when 75 million pounds for the Dutchman Virgil van Dijk to Southampton.
In 2011, drew the teams from the Premier League for 225 million pounds for new players. The next year dropped that amount to 60 million pounds and then back to double. In 2014 and 2015 changes the transferuitgaven around 130 million pounds, and then in recent years a steady growth followed.
Over the entire season 2018-2019 treasure Deloitte the expenditure in the Premier League, 1.4 billion pounds. Only in season 2017-2018 (1.9 billion pounds) was still longer published.
The share of the six top clubs in the Premier League, this winter, 43 percent of the total expenditure, compared with 62 percent a year ago.