Monday 21 May 2018

Transfer deadline day in numbers

Moussa Sissoko shared the honours as deadline day's most expensive player
Moussa Sissoko shared the honours as deadline day's most expensive player

David Luiz, Jack Wilshere and Moussa Sissoko headlined the major moves on the final day of the summer transfer window.

Here, Press Association Sport reviews the key figures around a frantic deadline day.

£170million - the amount of money reportedly spent by Premier League clubs on Wednesday, taking spending in the window to £1.175billion.

34 - the number of deals involving Premier League clubs on Wednesday - 16 arrivals, 12 departures and six players moving within the division.

£30million - Luiz and Sissoko's moves to Chelsea and Tottenham respectively represented the day's highest reported fees in the Premier League, with Leicester's club-record capture of Islam Slimani not far behind.

13 - Sunderland broke their transfer record on deadline day for Didier Ndong, while Spurs equalled theirs in signing Sissoko, meaning 13 Premier League clubs have made record buys in this window.

3 - Tottenham, Stoke and Hull were the busiest clubs in terms of arrivals on Wednesday, bringing in three players apiece.

5 - Five players - Joe Hart, Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri, Eliaquim Mangala and Jason Denayer - left Manchester City on loan.

4 - Juan Cuadrado will have spent four straight seasons on loan from Chelsea to Juventus if he sees out the three-year loan deal signed on Wednesday.

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