Transfers

5 highest spending clubs in the 2022 January transfer window

Arjun Singh Devgan
Trippier, Wood signed for Newcastle in January
Trippier, Wood signed for Newcastle in January / Stu Forster/GettyImages
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The winter transfer window came to an end on January 31 and during this period a number of clubs signed players in order to strengthen their sides as we head into the business end of the season. As with transfer windows, there were some clubs who were very active while some were not and here, we take a look at five of the highest-spending clubs.

1. Newcastle United (€102.1m) - 7 players

Kieran Trippier, Chris Wood
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Newcastle's new Saudi rich owners took no time in making a splash in the transfer window bringing in seven players for a total net-spend of €102.1million.

Facing relegation, the club decided to bring in players of the likes of Kieran Tripper, Chris Wood while also breaking the club record fee to sign Bruno Guimaraes from Lyon.

2. Juventus (€97.7m) - 5 players

Dusan Vlahovic
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Juventus are not having the best of times in the Serie A this season and made a move to rectify that by signing five players, which including spending a staggering €81.6million to bring in Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina.

Other notable players signed by the Turin giants were Denis Zakaria and Federico Gatti.

3. Barcelona (€55m) - 3 players

Ferran Torres
Deportivo Alaves v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander / Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/GettyImages

Barcelona are struggling financially due to mounting debt, but still managed to bring in the likes of Adama Traore from Wolves on a loan deal, while spending €55million to land Ferran Torres from Manchester City.

4. Liverpool (€45m) - 2 players

Luis Diaz
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Liverpool were not expected to be in the transfer market but still spent big to sign Luis Diaz from Porto after it emerged that he had agreed to terms with their rivals, Tottenham Hotspur.

It will be interesting to see how the winger adapts to life in the Premier League.

5. Everton (€37.5m) - 6 players

Frank Lampard
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Everton were another Premier League side who have struggled this season and needed to make signings in order to get back up the table. To this they signed five players - the most prominent being Dele Alli for free and Donny van de Beek on a loan transfer.

They also got a new manager in Frank Lampard, who signed a two-year deal with them, replacing Rafa Benitez.

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