Manchester United’s transfer spending compared to Man City, Chelsea and other Premier League rivals

Most notable among the new additions was Sofyan Amrabat. The midfielder joined from Fiorentina on loan for a fee of 8.5m.

The Moroccan worked under Erik ten Hag at Utrecht and his arrival concluded United&aposs arrivals in the summer window. According to Transfermarkt, Amrabat&aposs switch from the Serie A giants brought the net spend for the Reds to 176m.

United will argue this shows Ten Hag has been backed in the transfer market but how does it compare to the Reds&apos Premier League rivals? MEN Sport has taken a look.


Mauricio Pochettino&aposs side have been the big spenders in the summer transfer window as they look to return to the Champions League this season. Their biggest fee was spent on Brighton and Hove Albion&aposs Moises Caicedo who joined for an initial 100m.

Big money was also splashed on Southampton&aposs defensive midfielder Romeo Lavia, RB Leipzig&aposs Christopher Nkunku and Manchester City&aposs young winger Cole Palmer. While they did sell the likes of Mason Mount and Mateo Kovacic, Chelsea have splashed the cash.

Total spend – 397m

Manchester City

Unlike the red half of Manchester, City&aposs spending has been more measured in this window. Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez were the two big names who needed replacing and they managed to do just that by bringing in Kovacic and Jeremy Doku respectively.

Pep Guardiola&aposs big summer transfer was RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol. The Croatian is highly rated after an impressive World Cup and has come in to replace Aymeric Laporte.

Total spend – 206m


Mikel Arteta&aposs side fell just short in the race for the Premier League title last season and it is clear the Spaniard does not want his team to miss out again. The Gunners have spent big this summer as they attempt to claw their way to silverware. West Ham&aposs Declan Rice was the marquee signing but Arsenal also signed Chelsea&aposs Kai Havertz and Jurrien Timber from Ajax.

Total spend – 201m


Jurgen Klopp&aposs side made a late addition to their team on deadline day when they signed one-time United target Ryan Gravenberch from Bayern Munich. New signings have been hard to come by for the Merseyside club though. Dominik Szoboszlai was Liverpool&aposs biggest transfer in terms of money spent but, like supporters of Ten Hag&aposs team, they may have wished for more incomings.

Total spend – 147m

Tottenham Hotspur

It is a new era at Spurs after Harry Kane left for Bayern Munich. New manager Ange Postecoglou has been tasked with bringing a feel good factor back to the club. James Maddison&aposs arrival from Leicester City already appears to be paying off while Dejan Kulusevski&aposs permanent switch from Juventus has been welcomed by supporters.

Total spend – 165m

Newcastle United

The Magpies are preparing for their first season in the Champions League for more than 20 years and made headlines when they purchased Sandro Tonali from AC Milan. Other notable transfers included Leicester City&aposs Harvey Barnes and Southampton&aposs Tino Livramento. Chelsea&aposs Lewis Hall could also be an astute signing as Eddie Howe&aposs side look to build.