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  • Clubs in England spent more than £1billion on cross-border transfers in the summer window - more than twice the amount spent by clubs from any other country, according to figures from FIFA.Manchester City were the biggest spenders in the international market, shelling out more than £200million, but Manchester United and Chelsea invested more than £100million each.In total, English clubs brought in 526 players from foreign clubs over the summer but made more than £350million in international sales.Under FIFA rules, all moves involving clubs in different countries must be logged on its International Transfer Matching System, and these numbers come from its annual analysis of transfer activity in the so-called 'Big five' - England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.Overall, 7,590 international transfers were completed worldwide between June 1 and September 1, and global spending reached a record £3.56billion, which is almost as much as clubs spent in all of 2016.Most of tho..

    English clubs splashed out more than £1billion on international summer transfers

    Clubs in England spent more than £1billion on cross-border transfers in the summer window - more than twice the amount spent by clubs from any other country, according to figures from FIFA.Manchester City were the biggest spenders in the international market, shelling out more than £200million, but Manchester United and Chelsea invested more than £100million each.In total, English clubs brought in 526 players from foreign clubs over the summer but made more than £350million in international sales.Under FIFA rules, all moves involving clubs in different countries must be logged on its International Transfer Matching System, and these numbers come from its annual analysis of transfer activity in the so-called 'Big five' - England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.Overall, 7,590 international transfers were completed worldwide between June 1 and September 1, and global spending reached a record £3.56billion, which is almost as much as clubs spent in all of 2016.Most of tho..
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