10 Transfer Deadline Day Facts: Liverpool buy badly, Chelsea buy anyone, Manchester City buy big, Manchester United sell Real Madrid a virus
Transfer Ball – deadline day: 10 things we learnt from Deadline Day.
Liverpool: Tiago Ilori’s departure from Anfield means 13 of the 24 players Liverpool signed from 2012-14 have either left the club permanently or are on loan.
Number 1: A record £870m waa spent by Premier League clubs this summer
Number 2: After the Premier League, the next biggest spending league was Italy’s Serie A, with a gross spend of £405m.
Exports: £585m of the £870 was given to foreign clubs
Chelsea Third XXXI: The Blues have 31 players currently out on loan
Chelsea X: Chelsea signed 10 players this summer
Unlucky: Watford signed 13 players
Oil gush: Manchester City spent £136.9m
Admin: Manchester Untied sold Real Madrid a virus instead of David De Gea
Go West: The £870m spent is about the same as the gross domestic product of Antigua and Barbuda