Premier League clubs set new January spending record with week still to go
Premier League clubs have already shattered the previous spending record for the January transfer window with a week still to go, according to Deloitte.
The financial services firm said that as of 3pm on Tuesday, top-flight sides gross spend was 440million, surpassing the previous highest mark of 430m set in January 2018.
Chelsea alone have spent close to 200m this month, with Ukrainian forward Mykhailo Mudryk joining from Shakhtar Donetsk in a deal reportedly worth up to 88.5m.
The Blues have also brought in David Fofana from Norwegian side Molde, Benoit Badiashile from Monaco, Andrey Santos from Brazilian club Vasco da Gama and Noni Madueke from PSV Eindhoven.
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