Summer transfer window 2024: Chelsea already biggest sellers and their lead will increase

Jason Soutar
Chelsea's Omari Hutchinson and Lewis Hall (left) and Leeds United's Archie Gray (right)
Chelsea have sold Omari Hutchinson and Lewis Hall and Leeds have sold Archie Gray this summer

The 2024 summer transfer window is open. Here are the top 10 biggest sellers in Europe with Chelsea on course to retain their crown.

All fees and figures are taken from Transfermarkt

The biggest sellers in Europe this summer

 

10) Crystal Palace – £45m
Michael Olise stands to earn Palace a penny as pretty as his footwork.

 

9) Marseille – £48m
Marseille have been in and out of the top 10 and find themselves here again after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finally left Europe to sign for Saudi Arabian side Al Qadsiah.

 

8) Nottingham Forest – £50.7m
The vast majority of that money has come from Lyon for Moussa Niakhate and Orel Mangala, but there is also the dodgiest PSR deal of all that has seen Newcastle United overpay for one of their many poor goalkeepers.

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7) Lille – £52m
Leny Yoro is the most expensive transfer of the summer and enough to put Lille up to seventh.

 

6) Stuttgart – £54.6m
Goal machine Serhou Guirassy is off to Borussia Dortmund after his £17.5m release clause was triggered. He joins Waldemar Anton, while Hiroki Ito has joined fellow Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich.

5) Aston Villa – £55.9m
No club has spent more in the summer transfer window but Villa’s PSR concerns have made sales necessary, with Douglas Luiz making up the bulk of their windfall.

 

4) Rennes – £58m
Enzo Le Fee and Martin Terrier have been big players for Rennes but have been moved on this summer

 

3) Newcastle United – £64.4m
The hugely important sales of Yankuba Minteh and Elliot Anderson will see Newcastle avoid a points deduction next season. They’re ready to splash the cash this month.

 

2) Leeds United – £65m
Leeds’ desperation to raise funds has seen them sanction the ‘heartbreaking’ sale of teenager Archie Gray, who has joined Tottenham for around £40m. He joins Luis Sinisterra, Marc Roca, Charlie Cresswell and Diego Llorente as permanent Elland Road departees.

 

1) Chelsea – £85.6m
The biggest sellers of the 2023 summer transfer window
are firmly on course to defend their crown. All of the fees they have received thus far represented that coveted pure profit on Lewis Hall, Omari Hutchinson, and Ian Maatsen, with Armando Broja one of many likely to follow. They should sell 10 more who they signed for about £210m.

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