19 Premier League clubs spend over £700m on 63 signings – Newcastle United stand alone
Premier League clubs are all preparing for the big kick-off in a week’s time.
All of them doing their very best to strengthen the playing squads and ensure they are in the best possible shape ahead of the new season.
I say ‘all of them’…that should really read ’19 Premier League clubs’ are doing all they can to be fully prepared.
This is day 59 of the summer transfer window and 19 Premier League clubs have signed at least 63 players (see below) and committed spending of over £700m, so far.
One club though is valiantly trying to keep that ever rising total down.
Step forward Mike Ashley and Newcastle United. The only Premier League club yet to sign a single player in this transfer window.
Even more embarrassingly, Steve Bruce continues to do his master’s bidding, ever willing to keep spreading misinformation to deflect from the horrific neglect Ashley is showing in terms of ensuring Newcastle United are in good health for the 2021/22 Premier League season.
Steve Bruce humiliating himself time and time again, trying to claim that most Premier League clubs are the same as Newcastle United, that hardly anybody is spending money or likely to spend much in the weeks to come.
The reality is so very different, with not just the likes of Man City and Man Utd speculating to accumulate (points), but also all of Newcastle’s relegation rivals.
Yet not a single NUFC signing so far and this to a backdrop of having lost Joe Willock, moving 10 players off the wage bill since the last Newcastle United permanent signing, plus Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin still not back in training due to injury and ‘illness’ – NUFC’s only reliable goalscorer and creative player set to miss the start of the season.
You quite literally, couldn’t make this up.
Premier League clubs signings agreed so far in 2021 summer transfer window:
Ben White – £50m from Brighton
Nuno Tavares – £8m from Benfica
Albert Sambi Lokonga – £15m from Anderlecht
Danny Ings – £30m from Southampton
Leon Bailey – £30m from Bayer Leverkusen
Emiliano Buendia – £33m from Norwich
Ashley Young – Free from Inter Milan
Frank Onyeka – £10m from Midtjylland
Myles Peart-Harris – Undisclosed fee from Chelsea
Kristoffer Ajer – £13.5m from Celtic
Enoch Mwepu – £22m from RB Salzburg
Kjell Scherpen – Undisclosed from Ajax
Nathan Collins – £12m from Stoke
Wayne Hennessey – Free transfer from Crystal Palace
Marcus Bettinelli – Free transfer from Fulham
Joachim Andersen – Eventual fee could reach £18m from Lyon
Marc Guehi – Eventual fee could reach £20m from Chelsea
Michael Olise – £8m from Reading
Jacob Montes – Undisclosed fee from Georgetown University
Remi Matthews – Free transfer from Sunderland
Conor Gallagher – Loan from Chelsea
Demarai Gray – £1.7m from Bayer Leverkusen
Andros Townsend – Free transfer from Crystal Palace
Asmir Begovic – Free transfer from Bournemouth
Junior Firpo – £13m from Barcelona
Kristoffer Klaesson – Undisclosed from Valerenga
Amari Miller – Undisclosed fee from Birmingham City
Jack Harrison – £11m from Man City
Patson Daka – £22m from Red Bull Salzburg
Boubakary Soumare – £17m from Lille
Ryan Bertrand – Free transfer from Southampton
Ibrahima Konate – £36m from Leipzig
Jack Grealish – £100m from Aston Villa
Scott Carson – Free from Derby County
Raphael Varane – £41m from Real Madrid
Jadon Sancho – £73m from Borussia Dortmund
Tom Heaton – Free from Aston Villa
Pierre Lees-Melou – £3.5m from Nice
Billy Gilmour – Loan from Chelsea
Ben Gibson – £9m from Burnley
Dimitrios Giannoulis – £6m from PAOK Salonika
Angus Gunn – £5m from Southampton
Milot Rashica – £11m from Werder Bremen
Romain Perraud – £12m from Stade Brest
Tino Livramento – Undisclosed from Chelsea
Theo Walcott – Free transfer from Everton
Bryan Gil – £21m from Sevilla
Pierluigi Gollini – Loan with option to buy for £13m from Atalanta
Imran Louza – £9m from FC Nantes
Ashley Fletcher – Free transfer from Middlesbrough
Danny Rose – Free transfer from Tottenham
Emmanuel Dennis – Undisclosed from Club Brugge
Peter Etebo – Loan from Stoke
Joshua King – Free from Everton
Dapo Mebude – Free from Rangers
Alophonse Areola – Loan from PSG
Craig Dawson – Undisclosed fee from Watford
Pierre Ekwah Elimby – Undisclosed fee from Chelsea
Rayan Ait-Nouri – Undisclosed fee from Angers
Jose Sa – Undisclosed fee from Olympiakos
Bendeguz – Undisclosed fee from Fehervar
Francisco Trincao – Loan from Barcelona with £25m option to buy
Yerson Mosquera – Undisclosed fee from Atletico Nacional
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