Go and summer of 2016 and ended with him and transfer season with turnover reaching unprecedented levels. England with expensive television contracts that the Premier League has signed with cable networks, Sky Sports and BT Sports was that again, who spent the most money for the acquisition of important players.
Earned course and impresarios, first and best Italian, Mino Raiola that the movement of Paul Pogba from Juventus to Manchester United, saw his bank account to grow by about 30 mil. Euro. Near the course and everyone else, as the number or players that have been on their agenda.
For the 4th consecutive year the English teams made new spending record. Total spent a fantastic amount of 1, 4 billion, which means they raised their own bar at 250 million euros compared to the summer of 2015. Hence there was an increase of 22%. Certainly all eyes turned and rightly so, at least at the transcriptional level, on the former European champions, Manchester United.
With new trainer famous inside and off the pitch, Portuguese, Jose Mourinho, the team of Glazer broke the world record for the most accurate transfer. Juventus paid in the amount of 110 mil. And has included the manpower, the international French midfielder, Paul Pogba.
The latter may not vindicated his countrymen with national France in the 15th European Championship, where although it reached the final with the tricolor, but left without the cup.
As we all know he went to the other side that of Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates in the Portuguese national. But football has these, so it is the most democratic sport in the world. There are times that money does not bring happiness and … (call me and trophies).
But one must admit that Manchester United won many of its transfer Pogba both at marketing level and in view of the profile. Beyond that sold many thousands of French vests, one can not overlook the fact that for the first time in 16 years the most expensive footballer in the world not playing in Spanish, Real Madrid.
Manchester City the most several 213 m. euro
Of course it can Manchester United to create a new world record for acquiring Pogba , but generally the more money this year in the Premier League, the spent by Manchester City.
The team of fabulously rich Arab wanting to strengthen their team and to star at home and abroad, did not hesitate to give the staggering amount of 213 mil. To include in their potential, whatever the player had requested, their new coach, Pep Guardiola. Everyone knew that the Spaniard technician, had agreed with management that beyond his own expensive contract (about. EUR 25 million per year) must have at his disposal and a large budgets.
So that he can get the ´El Ittihad “players that he might consider how to raise the level City. And so it happened. Champion of England and Europe from cost side in the summer of 2016, the Manchester City emerged.
Italy dominated Juventus
Second in players transfers costs were Italy. Even compared with the summer of 2015 (55 million euros) there was an increase of 27%. The teams of Serie A spent the amount of 699 mil. EUR. Which puts them just behind the Premier League. But enough away.
The show stole the champions Juventus which beyond 110 m. Euros received from the sale of Pogba , put and from the budget, but 52 million euros. Of course the “old lady” spent 90 million euros only for the acquisition of Argentine Forward of Napoli , Gonzalo Higuain. A player with a “good morning” began to score and make depreciation slowly the money spent for him.
New TV contracts we had in the Bundesliga. So though there was increased spending on transfers to new record indeed. The money spent amounted to EUR 543 million. Euro. More ie by 32.4% from 410 million. Euro were spent in the same period last season. Bayern were not, however, one that gave the most money. The champion, spent 35 million euros for the Portuguese, Renato Sanchez and another 35 million euros for the stopper, Mats Hummels. Overall that he gave 70 million euros.
In contrast, many more spent Borussia Dortmund had lost valuable land in recent years. So he decided to assert his supremacy again. That gave the amount of 110 mil. Euro, including obtaining the French, Debelle (15 cm.), International, Schurrle (32 cm.), Goetze (27 cm.) , and others.
In 4th place Spain
Spain that teams dominate European competitions did not enter this time very loudly in the bargain. The Barcelona champion, however, made its presence felt. Spend the amount of 157, 5 mln. Euro to assisting the coach Luis Enrique to present an even stronger team. Thus became Andre Gomes, Alcacer, Cillesen , Umtiti, Digne and Dennis Suarez.
Rather not entered the Real Madrid game. Besides, European champion must not forget that tries to reduce the transcriptional block from FIFA, but will hardly make it. So the coach, Zinedine Zidane decided to move with them and add some talent from the second team .