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"LaLiga and SerieA hit all-time record on player transfers spend and reduce the gap with Premier League" #FootballTransferReview 2020 available

September 6, 2019


It’s a pleasure to announce the new edition of the FootballTransfer Review 2020 – summer Edition. A report that provides relevant data and insightful and independent analysis on the variables that influence squad designs and player transfers. The report was unveiled in a preview version this Thursday 5th September in the Soccerex Europe event in Oeiras (Portugal) by Esteve Calzada (CEO Prime Time Sport) and its global version goes live this 6th September.


Main topics FTR 2020 summer edition:


  • La Liga and SerieA established a new investment record this summer after investing 1,3bio€ and 1,2bio€ respectively in player signings. After Premier sides investing 1,5bio€, LaLiga and SerieA represent 87% and 78% of English spending respectively.

  • Premier League’s growth is slowing down due to stagnation of TV income and sterling pound depreciation. The English tournament had only 3 teams in the European spending Top 10 and only signed 3 of the most expensive players of the summer.  

  • Real Madrid are again Kings of Europe six years later, after investing 305m€, the second highest amount in football history.

  • FC Barcelona made 2nd with 255m€ and Atletico Madrid 3rd with 243m€, completing a European podium of strong Spanish dominance, thanks to the signings of Joao Felix, Griezmann and Hazard, the 3 most expensive of the summer.


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