The gross spend was 90 per cent higher than the previous record of £430m in 2018 and almost triple the previous January window (£295m).
LISBON (AP) — Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez became the most expensive player in British soccer history after joining Chelsea from Benfica for 106.7 million pounds ($131.4 million), the Portuguese club announced Wednesday. The fee surpassed the 100 million pounds (then $139 million) that Manchester City paid Aston Villa for England international Jack Grealish in August 2021. Chelsea agreed to pay the release clause in the 22-year-old World Cup winner’s contract after a day of negotiations b
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The spending power of the Premier League was underlined as English clubs dominated the January transfer window. No team was more active than Chelsea, which continued its record-breaking business right up until the deadline by making Enzo Fernandez the most expensive player in British soccer history in a deal worth $131 million. In total the London club spent around $357 million during the midseason window as American owners Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital continue to