2022 summer transfer window

Top ten biggest spenders in Europe in the 2022 summer transfer window

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The 2022 summer transfer window has been one of the busiest transfer windows for some top clubs in Europe. The loaded 2022-2023 domestic and European campaigns have prompted clubs to raid the transfer market as they hope to beef up their squad for the fast-approaching season.

Futballnews looks at the top ten biggest spenders so far in the 2022 summer transfer window.


Barcelona are currently leading the chart of teams with the highest spending so far in the current  2022 transfer window. Despite facing challenges of financial insolvency, the Blaugrana have splashed a whopping sum of $168.3m so far in the transfer window. Former Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund star Robert Lewandowski has been their major signing this summer. The likes of Franck Kessie, Raphinha, and Jules Kounde have arrived at Camp Nou against the 2022-23 La Liga season.

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich are second on the chart with a total of  $151.3m. The Bavarians acquired former Liverpool and Southampton playmaker Sadio Mane as one of their top signings. Other signings acquired by the German giants include Mathys Tel, Matthijs De Ligt, Adam Aznou, Ryan Gravenberch, and Noussair Mazraoui. 

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Mikel Arteta has pulled an upset as far as the Arsenal transfer record is concerned about raiding the transfer market for fresh legs. Mikel Arteta has utilized his connection with Pep Guardiola and Manchester City to attract two top Manchester City players to the emirate stadium.

The Gunners have spent $145.3m to acquire the likes of Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Fabio Viera, Matt Turner, and Marquinhos. Mikel Arteta’s pre-season outing is already flagging the London-based as one of the top teams to contend with next season.


Leeds is the third Premier League team on the chart with the sum of 119.5m. The ambitious Jesse Marsch side have purchased some selected stars to prosecute the 2022-2023 season. Rasmus Kristensen, Luis Sinisterra, Tyler Adams, Darko Gyarbi, and Marc Roca are newest addition to the the Leeds United squad.

2022 summer transfer window
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Antonio Conte is dead ready to challenge for the 2022-2023 Premier League title with a star-studded Tottenham side. The London-based club have spent $112.1m to add enough depth and quality to the side. Spence, Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma, Richarlison, Fraser Forster, and Lenglet are the club’s new additions.

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Gabriel Jesus And Erling Halaand


Sixth on the list is Thomas Tuchel’s beleaguered Chelsea. New owner Todd Boehly who is now overseeing Chelsea’s transfer decision, has spent $103.6m. Khalid Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling have arrived at Stamford Bridge from Napoli and Manchester City, respectively, with more signings expected.


The French champions are in the 7th position on the chart, having spent $100.7m in the transfer market so far. Vitor Ferreira from FC Porto and Hugo Ekitike from Stade Rennes have arrived the Parc De Princes to join the French giants.

West Ham 

West Ham occupies the 8th position on the log with  $100.1m. West Ham pushed for a top-four finish last season and are seeking to build on the feat to contend for a top 4 finish in the 2022-2023 Premier League season. Nayef Aguerd, Gianluca Scamacca, Areola, and Flynn Downes are the squad’s new additions.


The Old Ladies of Turin are 9th on the chart, with $98.5m spent on the 2022 transfer window so far. Paul Pogba and Angel Di Maria are their top signing this summer as they hope to return to the Serie A title race next season.

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Manchester United

The Red Devils are 10th on the chart with some major signings this summer as Erik Ten Hag hopes to boost and rebuild a deteriorating Manchester United squad with dwindling fortunes. The Red Devils have spent $96.2m in the transfer market to acquire the likes of Tyrell Malacia, Lisandro Martinez, and Christian Eriksen.

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