The European 2022 summer transfer window closed on the 1st of September. And as usual, it was full of drama and speculation. From Man U trying to buy the whole of Ajax, to Barca hijacking all Chelsea’s transfer targets, to De Jong rejecting all Ten Hag calls, the list goes on and on…
This post highlights all the (important) players sold and bought during the window for all the big clubs, as well as the amount spent during the window. It wraps it up with stats concerning the window.
Premier League big teams:
Ins: Marquinhos, Fabio Vieira, Matt Turner, Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City, £30m).
The following Players returned from loan: William Saliba, Mattéo Guendouzi, Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torreira, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Reiss Nelson, Pablo Mari, Auston Trusty, Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson.
Total amount spent on the purchase of players: 132m Euros.
Highest Purchase: Gabriel Jesus (52m Euros).
Outs: Harry Clarke (Stoke City, loan), Omar Rekik (Sparta Rotterdam, loan), Tyreece John-Jules (Ipswich Town, loan), Mika Biereth to (RKC Waalwijk, loan), Jordi Osei-Tutu (Bochum, free), Daniel Ballard (Sunderland, undisclosed), Nikolaj Molller (FC Den Bosch, loan), Matteo Guendouzi (Marseille, £10m), Konstantinos Mavropanos (VfB Stuttgart, undisclosed), Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon free), Luigi Gaspar (Watford, free), Remy Mitchell (Swansea City, free), Zak Swanson (Portsmouth, undisclosed), Auston Trusty (Birmingham City, loan), Omari Hutchinson (Chelsea, undisclosed), Marcelo Flores (Real Oviedo, loan), Ryan Alebiosu (Kilmarnock, loan), Arthur Okonkwo (Crewe Alexandra, loan), Nuno Tavares (Marseille, loan), Mazeed Ogungbo (Crawley Town, loan), Bernd Leno (Fulham, £8m), Folarin Balogun (Reims, loan), Charlie Patino (Blackpool, loan), Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray, undisclosed), Pablo Mari (AC Monza, loan), Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson (Alanyaspor, loan), Brooke Norton-Cuffy (Rotherham, loan), Salah-Eddine Oulad M’Hand (Hull City, loan), Nicolas Pepe (Nice, loan), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Southampton, loan), Hector Bellerin (Barcelona, free).
Total amount earned on the sale of players: 23.80m Euros.
Balance: -108.6m Euros.
Chelsea transfer news:
Ins: Wesley Fofana, Marc Cucurella, Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly, Carney Chukwuemeka, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel Slonina, Denis Zakaria, Conor Gallagher, Armando Broja.
The following returned from loan: Emerson, Ethan Ampadu, Michi Batshuayi, Gabriel Slonina, Abdul-Rahman Baba, Matt Miazga.
Chelsea spent a total of 281.19m Euros on the purchase of players.
Outs: Timo Werner, Emerson, Billy Gilmour, Romero Lukaku, Michy Batshuayi, Malang Sarr, Kennedy, Antonio Rudiger,
The following left on free transfers: Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Matt Miazga, Jake Clarke-Salter, Charly Musonda Jr.
The following left on loan transfers: Callum Hudson Odoi, Ethan Ampadu, Gabriel Slonina, Abdulrahman Baba.
The following are without clubs: Ross Barkley, Danny Drinkwater, Saul Niguez (end of loan).
Total amount earned on the sale of players: 58 million euros
Their highest player signed is Wesley Fofana, who stands at 80.40 million euros.
Ins: Antony, Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Martin Dubravka (loan), Christian Eriksen (free), Hannibal Mejbri, Alvaro Fernandez, Alejandro Garnacho.
The following players returned from loan: Dean Henderson, Anthony Martial, ad Diallo, Andreas Pereira, Axel Tuanzebe, Hannabal Mejbri, Facundo Pellistri, Alvaro Fernandez.
Total amount spent on the purchase of players: 240.33m Euros .
Outs: Andreas Pereira, Eric Bailly.The following left on free transfers: Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Edison Cavani, Juan Mata
The following left on loan: Alex Telles, Dean Henderson, Amad Dallo, Hannibal Mejbri, Alvaro Fernandez, Lee Grant (Retired).
Total amount earned on the sale of players: 13.25 million Euros.
And their highest purchase is Anthony.
Ins: Erling Haaland, Kalvin Phillips, Manuel Akanji, Sergio Gomez, Stefan Ortega(free transfer).
The following players came back from loan: Pedro Porro, Julian Alvarez, Yangel Herrera, Ko Itakura, Yan Couto, Zack Steffan, Issa Kabore, Nahuel Bustos, Arijanet Muric(GK), Ante Palaversa, Marlos Moreno, Daniel Arzani, Diego Rosa, Ryotaro Meshino, Thomas Agyepong.
Total amount spent on Purchase: 139.50m Euros.
Outs: Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Pedro Porro, Ko Itakura, Arijanet Muric.
The following players left on free transfers: Fernandinho, Daniel Arzani, Ryotaro Meshino, Ante Palaversa, Marlos Moreno, Yangel Herrera, Zack Steffan, Yan Couto, Issa Kabore, Nahuel Bustos, Diego Rosa, Thomas Agyepong.
Their highest player purchase this window is Erling Haaland 60.9m Euros.
Total amount earned on Sales: 159.90 million Euros
Ins: Darwin Nunez, Fabio Carvalho, Calvin Ramsay, Arthur Melo (loan).The following players returned from loan: Marko Grujic, Rhys Williams.
Total amount spent on purchase: 90:30m Euros.
Outs: Sadio Mane, Neco Williams, Takimi Minamino, Marko Grujic, Ben Davies.
The following players left on free transfers: Divock Origi, Sheyi Ojo, Ben Woodburn, Sepp Van Den Berg, Rhys Williams, Loris Karius.
Their highest purchase is Darwin Nunez.(75m Euros)
Total amount earned on sale: 80.70m Euros.
Ins: Raphinha, Jules Kounde, Robert Lewandowski.
The following players came on free transfers: Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen, Hector Bellerin, Marcos Alonso, Ez Abde, ALex Balde
End of loan: Coutinho, Fransisco Trincao, Miralem Pjanic, Inaki Pena, Alex Collado, Rey Manaj.
Outs: Philippe Coutinho, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Francisco Trincao,
The following players left on free transfer: Miralem Pjanic, Riqui Puig, Martin Braithwaitr, Oscar Mingueza, Neto(GK), Rey Manaj, Moussa Wague, Dani Alves, Nico Gonzalez, Sergiño Dest, Clement Lenglet, Ez Abde, Alex Collado, Samuel Umtiti.
End of loan: Adama Traore, Luuk De Jong.
Total amount spent on the purchase of players: Barca net spend this window is 115M (according to All football). Their highest player purchase is Raphinha, for 58m Euros.
Ins: Aurelien Tchouameni, Antonio
The following players came on free transfers: Rudiger, Miguel Gutierrez.
The following players returned from loan: Antonio Blanco, Alvaro Odriozola, Borja Mayoral, Reinier, Takefusa Kubo, Victor Chust.
Total amount spent on the purchase of players: 80m Euros (Aurelien Tchouameni. is the only player paid for).
Outs: Casemiro, Borja Mayoral, Takefusa Kubo, Miguel Gutierrez, Victor Chust.
The following players left on free transfers: Luka Jovic, Isco, Marcelo, Gareth Bale.
Loan transfers: Reiner, Antonio Blanco.
Total amount earned from the sale of players: 92.5m
Balance: +12.15m Euros.
Judging the transfer window on the amount spent will be unfair if the players tend to return the wanted result. Don’t forget to comment the club you think has the best summer transfer window in 2022, based on amount spent and players performances.