Man City, Man Utd, PSG… Which are the most expensive squads?


Today, Monday, the Football Observatory published the ranking of the most expensive teams in the European continent. Three clubs in the English Premier League occupy the podium, while Paris Saint-Germain is fourth.

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The English Premier League is on another planet. The English Premier League, the biggest spender of the summer transfer period with purchases of up to 2.25 billion euros, also dominates the ranking of the clubs that will spend the most money to build up its current workforce. This is what emerged from a study published by the Football Observatory on Monday. If Chelsea will remain the most expensive squad for the summer of 2022, as revealed on our website, then Manchester City is in the first place of the clubs that have raised the most money to form their groups. according to CIESThe 2022 English champion lost 1.064 billion euros, including bonuses, to building the current team coached by Pep Guardiola. This summer, the citizens in particular received the services of Norwegian striker Erling Haaland (60 million euros) and English midfielder Calvin Phillips (49 million euros).

Paris Saint-Germain is out of the podium!

Manchester United follows 1.001 billion euros in transfer fees. With Brazilian winger Anthony, who was relegated from Ajax Amsterdam for 95 million euros, the Red Devils made the most important deal of this transfer window. Chelsea completed the podium with purchases of €881 million, and the Blues pushed Paris Saint-Germain into fourth place. And the French 2022 champion finished third last season. With six summer recruits – Vitina, Nordi Mukele, Renato Sanchez, Hugo Eketek, Fabian Ruiz, Carlos Soler – the club from the French capital had to spend €847m to afford its current workforce. With Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham as well, the Premier League puts no less than six clubs in the top ten.

The most expensive labor force in Europe

  1. Manchester City: €1.064 billion (inclusive of bonus)
  2. Manchester United: 1.001 billion euros
  3. Chelsea: 881 million euros
  4. Paris Saint-Germain: 847 million euros
  5. Liverpool: 777 million euros
  6. Real Madrid: 721 million euros
  7. Barcelona: 626 million euros
  8. Arsenal: 534 million euros
  9. Tottenham: 519 million euros
  10. Atletico Madrid: 502 million euros

source : Transfer Market

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