The Premier League spent £130m in the January transfer window and the biggest shock was QPR boss Harry Redknapp contributing just one loan signing! Chelsea's £23.3m signing of winger Juan Cuadrado was the biggest deal completed on transfer deadline day as Premier League spending in the January window matched last year's £130m.
A record summer of spending saw an outlay of £835m, which topped the £760m spent across the whole of last season. This window's spending takes the total for 2014-15 to £965m.
Dan Jones, partner in the sports business group at Deloitte, said: "Given the record level of spending seen in the summer, it is not entirely surprising that we haven't seen a new record for the January window.
"However, with all Premier League clubs recording record revenues, we might have expected one or two more major deals."
Busiest club: League One strugglers Crawley Town have signed nine players.
Busiest Premier League club: Crystal Palace signed eight players.
Some of the key findings from Deloitte's analysis of the January 2015 transfer window include:
The acquisition of new players from overseas clubs accounted for £65m (50%) of Premier League clubs' gross transfer spending.
Premier League clubs concluded about £45m of player transfers on deadline day, slightly more than last year (£35m).
There were five inter-Premier League transfers.
Italian Serie A clubs spent 50% of the amount Premier League clubs parted with (£65m), the German and Spanish spend was about 40% (£52m), while in France it was a quarter of England's (£32m).
Source (BBC & Deloitte)
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