Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Transfer Window Wrap-Up by the Numbers

Now that the 2010 Summer transfer window has come to a close, here are the cold hard facts regarding cash flow:

Top 5 Spending

Manchester City €145.45m
Real Madrid €81m
FC Barcelona €71.5m
Juventus Turin €56.45m
Rubin Kazan €43.1m

Top 5 Money Makers

FC Valencia €83.55m
Inter Milan €53.2m
S.L. Benfica €49.7m
FC Barcelona €45m
FC Liverpool €37.6m

Top 5 Transfers

David Villa to FC Barcelona €40m
Yaya Touré to Manchester City €30m
James Milner to Manchester City €29.7m
Mario Balotelli to Manchester City €29.5m
David Silva to Manchester City €28.75
Ángel Di María to Real Madrid €25m

Transfer revenue and expenditures of the top 5 leagues

                                        Expenditure                 Revenue                      Total

Premier League                  €421.8m                    €185.45m                  -€236.39m

Serie A                              €294.55m                  €274.74m                  -€19.81m

La Liga                              €260.87m                  €250.77m                  -€10.1m

Bundesliga                         €156.6m                    €142m                       -€14.6m

Ligue 1                              €139m                       €172.55m                   €33.55m

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