15 July 2024

Final update:Liverpool have received a £36 million boost as a result of star  player Tottenham transfer.

FIFA confirmed on Friday that clubs spent an all-time high $7.36 billion on international transfer fees this summer, with the Saudi Pro League spending second only behind the Premier League.

In a statement, the world football governing body noted that English clubs had the most costly foreign transfer arrivals, spending $1.98 billion on 449 moves, ahead of the Saudi Pro League, which spent $875 million overall.

 

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The Saudi amount, which includes Neymar’s $96 million transfer from Paris Saint-Germain, could have been higher had Al Ittihad’s $187 million attempt to acquire Mohamed Salah on the deadline day of September 1 not fallen through.

 

The Saudi investment in football will shift its focus to the infrastructure in order to raise the standard of Asian football, according to Izzy Wray of Deloitte Sports Business Group, who stated on Friday that “European football continues to be the benchmark for the game globally.”

 

The data solely encompass foreign transfers, leaving out

 

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