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Record £630m on transfers

Premier League football clubs have reportedly spent a record £630 million on new players during the summer transfer window, which closed at 11pm last night. The previous record of £500 million has stood since 2008.

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Premier League clubs 'spent record £630m on transfers'

Premier League football clubs spent a record £630 million on new players during the summer transfer window, according to research by the Deloitte's Sports Business Group.

The transfer window, which closed at 11pm, netted £130 million more than the previous record of £500 million set in 2008.

Some of the biggest deals - including Mesut Ozil's transfer to Arsenal and Manchester United signing Marouane Fellaini - came on deadline day.

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