Manchester City were behind more than a quarter of the cash spent on new players. In their bid to break into the top four, City spent nearly four times as much as anybody else.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger resisted the temptation to spend the £40million from the sales of Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure to Manchester City, as Thomas Vermaelen from Ajax was the club’s big signing of the summer.
Manchester United may have made one of the smartest signings of the transfer window by snapping up Michael Owen as a free agent. If Owen can stay injury-free he may end up playing a major role for the club this season.
Liverpool splashed out £18million on signing Glen Johnson from Portsmouth this summer, a move that raised a few eyebrows. But Johnson has managed to silence his critics with an eye-catching opening to the season.
You can discuss the transfers ON OUR MESSAGE BOARD.
In: Thomas Vermaelen (Ajax, £11m), Damian Martinez (Club Athletico Independiente, £1.3m), Jamie Edge (Cheltenham, undisc)
Out: Abu Ogogo (Dag & Red, free), Amaury Bischoff (Academica de Coimbra, free), Emmanuel Adebayor (Man C, £25m), Kolo Toure (Man C, £14m), Jay Simpson (QPR, loan), James Dunne (Exeter, free), Rui Fonte (Lisbon, free), Rene Steer (Oldham, free), Paul Rodgers (Northampton, free), Vincent van den Berg (Excelsior Maassluis, free), Anton Blackwood (Tottenham, free)
In: Courtney Cameron (Northampton £50,000), Stewart Downing (Boro, £12m), Fabian Delph (Leeds, £8m), Habib Beye (Newcastle, £2.5m), Andy Marshall (unattached), Stephen Warnock (Blackburn, £7m), Richard Dunne (Man C, £6m), James Collins (West Ham, £5m)
Out: Gareth Barry (Man C, £12m), Zat Knight (Bolton, £4m), Stuart Taylor (Man C, free), Sam Williams (Yeovil, free)
In: Scott Dann (Coventry, £3.5m), Joe Hart (Man C, loan), Giovanny Espinoza (Barcelona, £250,000), Roger Johnson (Cardiff, £5m), Christian Benitez (Santos Laguna, £7.7m), Lee Bowyer (unattached), Barry Ferguson (Rangers, £1.25m), James O’Shea (Galway, £200,000), Gregory Vignal (Lens, £250,000), Teemu Tainio (Sunderland, loan).
Out: Mehdi Nafti, Radhi Jaidi, Artur Krysiak (all released), Stephen Kelly (Fulham, free), Krystian Pearce (Peterborough, loan), Semih Aydilek (Kayserispor), Artur Krysiak (Burton Albion, loan)
In: Elrio van Heerden (Club Brugge, free), Gael Givet (Marseille, £3.5m), Lars Jacobsen (Everton, free), Steven N’Zonzi (Amiens, £1.5m), Franco Di Santo (Chelsea, loan), Nikola Kalinic (Hajduk Split, £6m), Michel Salgado (unattached), Pascal Chimbonda (Tottenham, £2m), Besnik Rustermaj (Malmo, undisc)
Out: Andre Ooijer (PSV, free), Aaron Mokoena (Portsmouth, free), Roque Santa Cruz (Man C, £17.5m), Matt Derbyshire (Olympiakos, £3m), Bjorn Bussmann (1860 Munich, undisc), Keith Treacy (Sheff Utd, loan), Mark Bunn (Sheff Utd, loan), Alan Judge (Plymouth, loan), Gavin Gunning (Tranmere, loan), Ashley Chambers (Leicester, loan), Paul Gallagher (Leicester, £1m), Stephen Warnock (A Villa, £7m)
In: Sean Davis (Pompey, free), Paul Robinson (WBA, loan), Zat Knight (A Villa, £4m), Sam Ricketts (Hull, £2m), Lee Chung-Yong (FC Seoul, £2.2m), Ivan Klasnic (Nantes, loan)
Out: Blerim Dzemaili (Torino, undisc), Tope Obadeyi (Swindon, loan), Rob Sissons, Nathan Woolfe, James Sinclair (all released)
In: Tyrone Mears (Derby, £500,000), Steven Fletcher (Hibernian, £3m), David Edgar (Newcastle, free), Brian Easton (Hamilton, £350,000), Richard Eckersley (Man Utd, undisc), Andre Bikey (Reading, £2.8m), David Nugent (Portsmouth, loan)
Out: Alan Mahon (Tranmere, free), Steve Jones (Walsall, free), Adam Kay (Chester, loan), Chris Lynch (Chester, loan), Besart Berisha (Arminia Bielefeld, £75,000), Gabor Kiraly (1860 Munich, free)
In: Ross Turnbull (Middlesbrough, free), Daniel Sturridge (Man City, tribunal), Yuri Zhirkov (CSKA Moscow, £18m), Nemanja Matic (MSK Kosice, £1m)
Out: Slobodan Rajkovic (FC Twente, loan), Jimmy Smith (Leyton Orient, free), Lee Sawyer (Southend, loan), Miroslav Stoch (FC Twente, loan), Ryan Bertrand (Reading, loan), Frank Nouble (West Ham, free) Morten Nielsen (AZ Alkmaar, free), Scott Sinclair (Wigan, loan), Patrick van Aanholt (Coventry, loan), Michael Mancienne (Wolves, loan), Shaun Cummings (West Brom, loan), Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen, £5m), Jack Cork (Coventry, loan), Ben Sahar (Espanyol, £1m), Sergio Tejera (Real Mallorca, undisc), Jacob Mellis (Southampton, loan), Franco di Santo (Blackburn, loan)
In: Anton Peterlin (Ventura County Fusion, £100,000), Shkodran Mustafi (Hamburg, free), Jo (Man C, loan), Luke Garbutt (Leeds, tribunal), Diniyar Bilyaletdinov (Loko Moscow, £10m), Sylvain Distin (Portsmouth, £4m), Johnny Heitinga (Atletico Madrid, £6m)
Out: Lars Jacobsen (Blackburn, free), John Irving, Cory Sinnott, Nuno Valente, Andy van der Meyde (all released), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City, £24m), Lucas Jutkiewicz (Motherwell, loan), John Paul Kissock (Hamilton, free), John Ruddy (Motherwell, loan)
In: Stephen Kelly (Birmingham, free), Bjorn Helge Riise (Lillestrom, £1.5m), Damien Duff (Newcastle, £4m), Jonathan Greening (West Brom, loan), Kagisho Dikgacoi (Golden Arrows, undisc)
Out: Moritz Volz, Collins John (released), Leon Andreasen (Hannover, free), Hameur Bouazza (Sivasspor, undisc), Adrian Leijer (Melbourne, undisc)
In: Steven Mouyokolo (Boulogne, £2m), Seyi Olofinjana (Stoke, £3m), Jozy Altidore (Villarreal, loan), Kamel Ghilas (Celta Vigo, undisc), Stephen Hunt (Reading, £2.5m), Ibrahima Sonko (Stoke, loan), Paul McShane (Sunderland, £1.5m)
Out: Dean Windass (Darlington, free), Ryan France (Sheff Utd, free), Michael Bridges, James Bennett, Joe Lamplough, Matthew Plummer, Tom Woodhead (all released), Wayne Brown (Leicester City, free), John Welsh (Tranmere, undisclosed), Sam Ricketts (Bolton, £2m), Michael Turner (Sunderland, £12m)
In: Aaron King (Rushden & Diamonds, nominal), Jesus Fernandez Saez (Cadiz, nominal), Glen Johnson (Portsmouth, £17.5m), Chris Mavinga (Paris St Germain, undisc), Alberto Aquilani (Roma, £18m), Sotirios Kyrgiakos (AEK Athens, £2m), Stephen Sama (Borussia Dortmund, free), Chris Mavinga (Paris St Germain, free)
Out: Jack Hobbs (Leicester, undisc), Sami Hyypia (Bayer Leverkusen, free), Ronald Huth, Godwin Antwi, Miki Roque, Gary MacKay-Steven (all released), Jermaine Pennant (Real Zaragoza, free), Adam Hammill (Barnsley, £500,000), Mikel San Jose (Athletic Bilbao, loan), Sebastian Leto (Panathinaikos, £1.5m), Ryan Crowther (released), Krisztian Nemeth (AEK Athens, loan), Andras Simon (Cordoba, loan), Besian Idrizaj (Swansea, undisc), Charles Itandje (Kavala FC, loan), Alvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid, £3.5m), Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid, £28m), Paul Anderson (Nott’m Forest, £250,000)
In: Gareth Barry (Aston Villa, £12m), Roque Santa Cruz (Blackburn, £17.5m), Stuart Taylor (Aston Villa, undisc), Nils Zander (Schalke, undisc), Carlos Tevez (unattached, £25.5m), Emmanuel Adebayor (Arsenal, £25m), Kolo Toure (Arsenal, £14m), Joleon Lescott (Everton, £24m), Sylvinho (Barcelona, free), Stuart Taylor (Aston Villa, free)
Out: Joe Hart (Birmingham, loan), Dietmar Hamann, Richard Martin, Danny Mills, Ben Morris, Curtis Obeng, Chris Ramsey, Darius Vassell (Ankaragucu, released), Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea, tribunal), Gelson Fernandes (St Etienne, £2m), Jo (Everton, loan), Elano (Galatasaray, £8m), Ched Evans (Sheffield United, £3m), Kasper Schmeichel (Notts County, £1.5m), Kelvin Etuhu (Cardiff, loan), Tal Ben-Haim (Portsmouth, undisc), Richard Dunne (Aston Villa, £6m)
In: Antonio Valencia (Wigan, £17m), Michael Owen (Newcastle, free), Sean McGinty (Charlton, undisc), Gabriel Obertan (Bordeaux, £3m), Mame Biram Diouf (Molde, £2m)
Out: Carlos Tevez (end of loan), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, £80m), Rodrigo Possebon (Braga, loan), Fraizer Campbell (Sunderland, £3.5m), Richard Eckersley (Burnley, undisc), Manucho (Real Valladolid, undisc), Tom Cleverly (Watford, loan), Mame Biram Diouf (Molde, loan), Danny Simpson (Newcastle, loan), Danny Drinkwater (Huddersfield, loan)
In: Aaron Mokoena (Blackburn, free), Steve Finnan (Espanyol, free), Frederic Piquionne (Lyon, loan), Antti Niemi (free), Tommy Smith (Watford, £2m), Michael Brown (Wigan, £100,000), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Tottenham, £4m), Jamie O’Hara (Tottenham, loan), Aruna Dindane (Lens, loan), Tal Ben-Haim (Man City, undisc), Mike Williamson (Watford, undisc), Hassan Yebda (Benfica, loan)
Out: Glen Johnson (Liverpool, £17.5m), Djimi Traore (Monaco, free), Sean Davis (Bolton, free), Joe Collins, Noe Pamarot, Lauren, Glen Little and Jerome Thomas (all released), Peter Crouch (Tottenham, £11m), Martin Cranie (Coventry, £600,000), Sylvain Distin (Everton, undisc), David Nugent (Burnley, loan), Niko Kranjcar (Tottenham, £2m)
In: Dean Whitehead (Sunderland, £3m), Robert Huth (Middlesbrough, £5m), Tuncay (Middlesbrough, £5m), Diego Arismendi (Club Nacional, £2.9m), Danny Collins (Sunderland, £2.75m), Matthew Lund (Crewe, free), Ben Marshall (Crewe, free)
Out: Vincent Pericard, Marc Grocott, Jimmy Phillips, Tom Thorley (all released), Seyi Olofinjana (Hull, £3m), Ibrahima Sonko (Hull, loan), Danzelle St Louis-Hamilton (Vauxhall Motors, loan)
In: Fraizer Campbell (Man United, £3.5m), Paulo Da Silva (Toluca, undisc), Lee Cattermole (Wigan, £6m), John Mensah (Lyon, loan), Michael Turner (Hull City, £12m), Lorik Cana (Marseille, £5m), Darren Bent (Tottenham, £10m)
Out: Peter Hartley (Hartlepool, free), Arnau Riera, Dwight Yorke, Nick Colgan, David Connolly, Niall McArdle (all released), Darren Ward (retired), Greg Halford (Wolves, £2m), Michael Chopra (Cardiff, £4m), Dean Whitehead (Stoke, £3m), Anthony Stokes (Hibernian, undisc), Danny Collins (Stoke, £2.75m), Carlos Edwards (Ipswich, undisclosed), Grant Leadbitter (Ipswich, undisclosed), Teemu Tainio (Birmingham, loan), Paul McShane (Hull, £1.5m)
In: Kyle Naughton (Sheff Utd, £7m), Kyle Walker (Sheff Utd, £3m), Peter Crouch (Portsmouth, £11m), Sebastien Bassong (Newcastle, £8m), Niko Kranjcar (Portsmouth, £2m), Anton Blackwood (Arsenal, free), Jimmy Walker (West Ham, free)
Out: Ricardo Rocha, Simon Dawkins, Kyle Fraser-Allen, Takura Mtandari (all released), David Hutton (Cheltenham, free), Danny Hutchins (Yeovil, free), Didier Zokora (Sevilla, £7.75m), Chris Gunter (Nottingham Forest, £1.75m), Jacques Maghoma (Burton Albion, free), Yuri Berchiche (Valladolid, free), David Button (Crewe, loan), Kyle Walker (Sheff Utd, loan), Ben Alnwick (Norwich, loan), Adel Taarabt (QPR, loan), Cian Hughton (Lincoln, free), Jake Livermore (Derby, loan), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Portsmouth, £4m), Jamie O’Hara (Portsmouth, loan), Pascal Chimbonda (Blackburn, £2m), Darren Bent (Sunderland, £10m)
West Ham United
In: Peter Kurucz (Ujpest FC, £100,000), Luis Jimenez (Inter Milan, loan), Jack Lampe (Harlow, free), Frank Nouble (Chelsea, free), Alessandro Diamanti (Livorno, £6m), Fabio Daprela (Grasshoppers, £100,000), Radoslav Kovac (Spartak Moscow, £3.5m), Manuel Da Costa (Fiorentina, swap deal), Herita Ilunga (Toulouse, £3m)
Out: Freddie Sears (Crystal Palace, loan), Diego Tristan, Walter Lopez, Kyel Reid, Tony Stokes, Jimmy Walker (all released), Joe Widdowson (Grimsby Town, free), Lee Bowyer (released), James Collins (Aston Villa, £5m), Savio Nsereko (Fiorentina, £3m plus swap)
In: Jordi Gomez (Espanyol, £1.7m), Hendry Thomas (Deportivo Olimpia, £2m), Jason Scotland (Swansea, £2m), James McCarthy (Hamilton, £2m), Scott Sinclair (Chelsea, loan), Mohamed Diame (Rayo Vallecano, undisc), Antonio Amaya (Rayo Vallecano, £2m)
Out: Antonio Valencia (Man Utd, £17m),Lewis Montrose (Wycombe, free), Henri Camara, Lewis Field, Matt Hampson, Craig Mahon, Andrew Pearson, Antoine Sibierski (all released), Lee Cattermole (Sunderland, £6m), Michael Brown (Portsmouth, £100,00), Ben Watson (QPR, loan)
In: Nenad Milijas (Red Star Belgrade, £2.6m), Marcus Hahnemann (Reading, free), Kevin Doyle (Reading, £6.5m), Andrew Surman (Southampton, £1.2m), Greg Halford (Sunderland, £2m), Ronald Zubar (Marseille, £2.5m), Michael Mancienne (Chelsea, loan), Segundo Castillo (Red Star Belgrade, loan), Stefan Maierhofer (Rapid Vienna, £2m)
Out: Matt Bailey, Lewis Gobern, Alex Melbourne (all released), Elliott Bennett (Brighton, £100,000), Stephen Gleeson (MK Dons, undisc), Darren Potter (Sheff Wed, £250,000), Jason Shackell (Doncaster, loan)