Five most expensive signings of the 2021 summer transfer window

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2021 summer transfer window
2021 summer transfer window

Finally, after a lot of shocking and exciting signings, the 2021 summer transfer window concluded in the English Premier League on August 31. Plenty of money has been spent throughout the window, despite the financial scenario being downcast amid the coronavirus pandemic. Manchester United re-signed Cristiano Ronaldo, from Juventus, while City made the most expensive signing of the summer.

According to the reports, Arsenal has spent the most amount of money in the summer transfer window. The likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Sergio Aguero, and David Alaba all changed clubs on frees, but there were some big transfer fees made this summer. So, let’s look at the five most expensive transfers of the 2021 summer window.

Jack Grealish joined Manchester City for £100m

Jack Grealish
Jack Grealish

The star mid-fielder Jack Grealish moved to Manchester City from Aston Villa with a whopping amount of £100m. The transfer fee breaks the record as Greahlish became the most expensive English player ever. Jack Grealish became the world’s sixth £100m footballer after Neymar, Mbappee, Griezmann, Coutinho, and Joao Felix. Also, Grealish to Manchester City was the first £100m transfer fee paid by an English club.

Romelu Lukaku joins Chelsea for £97.5m

Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku

Striker Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea on a five-year deal, 10 years after he first joined the club. Chelsea signed Lukaku for a club-record £97.5m from Inter Milan. Lukaku is the second-most expensive player in terms of British transfer fees. He scored 24 goals and 11 assists in Serie A last season and helped Inter Milan win their first Serie A title after 11 years.

Jadon Sancho joined Manchester United for £73m

Jadon Sancho
Jadon Sancho

Manchester United signed Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for £73m.
Sancho has been in flying form. He has scored 50 goals in 137 appearances for Dortmund since 2017. Sancho played just one match at Euro 2020 against Ukraine and was good with his passing and playmaking.

Achraf Hakimi joins PSG for £51.3m

Achraf Hakimi
Achraf Hakimi

Wing-back Achraf Hakimi joined Paris Saint-Germain from Inter Milan on a five-year contract. The 22-year-old helped Inter Milan to their first Italian top-flight title in 11 years. He scored seven goals in 37 Serie A appearances and made 10 assists in the 2020/21 season. Hakimi has already been impressive for PSG, with a goal and two assists in his first four games in Ligue 1.

Other expensive signings in the 2021 summer transfer window

Ben White joined Arsenal from Brighton for a staggering €58.5m. Regarded as one of the best young defenders in the world, Dayot Upamecano signed a deal of €42.5m with Bayern Munich. The 22-year-old was in flying form, produced many match-winning performances at RB Leipzig. Raphael Varane joined Manchester United from Real Madrid for £41m.

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