Ten Premier League clubs who make most from transfer sales…

Date published: Wednesday 21st July 2021 7:49 - Ian Watson

Liverpool are pretty good at this selling lark. Though they are still just over £200million behind Chelsea…

With Liverpool pulling in £10.5million for a player who managed eight appearances for them, we’ve taken a look at which clubs have made most money from selling off talent, and how much they raked in for fringe players since the 2015/16 season. All figures taken from the wonderful transfermarkt

 

10) West Ham – £222.34m
Transfer expenditure: £423.63m
Balance: £-201.29m
Biggest sales: Dimitri Payet (£26.37m to Marseille), Marko Arnautovic (£22.5m to Shanghai SIPG), Andre Ayew (£20.52m to Swansea)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Albian Ajeti (£4.95m to Celtic), Jordan Hugill (£2.97m to Norwich), Reece Oxford (£1.8m to Augsburg)

 

9) Arsenal – £226.40m
Transfer expenditure: £579.10m
Balance: £-352.70m
Biggest sales: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£34.2m to Liverpool), Alexis Sanchez (£30.6m to Manchester United in exchange for Henrikh Mkhitaryan), Alex Iwobi (£27.36m to Everton)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Krystian Bielik (£7.38m to Derby), Serge Gnabry (£4.5m to Werder Bremen), Jon Toral (£2.97.m to Hull)

 

8) Everton – £280.58m
Transfer expenditure: £570.39m
Balance: £-289.81m
Biggest sales: Romelu Lukaku (£76.2m to Manchester United), John Stones (£50.4m to Manchester City), Idrissa Gueye (£27m to PSG)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Henry Onyekuru (£12.15m to Monaco), Tyias Browning (£4.14m to Guangzhou Evergrande), Kieran Dowell (£1.98m to Norwich)

 

7) Southampton – £289.49m
Transfer expenditure: £324.36m
Balance: £-34.87m
Biggest sales: Virgil Van Dijk (£76.19m to Liverpool), Sadio Mane (£37.8m to Liverpool), Morgan Schneiderlin (£33.75m to Manchester United)
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6) Manchester United – £293.00m
Transfer expenditure: £846.61m
Balance: £-553.61m
Biggest sales: Romelu Lukaku (£66.6m to Inter Milan), Angel Di Maria (£56.7m to PSG), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (£30.6m to Arsenal in exchange for Alexis Sanchez)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Sam Johnstone, (£6.2m to West Brom), Angelo Henriquez (£1.5m to Dinamo Zagreb), Reece James (£1.26m to Wigan)

 

5) Tottenham – £307.65m
Transfer expenditure: £483.30m
Balance: £-175.65m
Biggest sales: Kyle Walker (£47.43m to Manchester City), Christian Eriksen (£24.3m to Inter Milan), Kieran Trippier (£19.8m to Atletico Madrid)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Alex Pritchard (£8.46m to Norwich), Clinton N’Jie (£6.3m to Marseille), DeAndre Yedlin (£5.3m to Newcastle)

 

4) Leicester – £314.89m
Transfer expenditure: £501.52m
Balance: £-186.63m
Biggest sales: Harry Maguire (£78.3m to Manchester United), Riyad Mahrez (£61.2m to Manchester City), Ben Chilwell (£45.18m to Chelsea)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Tom Lawrence (£4.5m to Derby), Ron-Robert Zieler (£3.6m to Stuttgart), Chris Wood (£3.24m to Leeds)

 

3) Manchester City – £380.87m
Transfer expenditure: £1.04bn
Balance: £-660.08m
Biggest sales: Leroy Sane (£40.5m to Bayern Munich), Danilo (£33.3m to Juventus),  Alvaro Negredo (£25.2.m to Valencia)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Angelino (£16.2m to RB Leipzig), Brahim Diaz (£15.3m to Real Madrid), Douglas Luiz (£15.12m to Aston Villa)

 

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2) Liverpool – £448.40m
Transfer expenditure: £625.98m
Balance: £-177.58m
Biggest sales: Philippe Coutinho (£121.50m to Barcelona), Luis Suarez (£73.55m to Barcelona), Raheem Sterling (£57.33m to Manchester City)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Rhian Brewster (£23.4m to Sheffield United), Danny Ward (£12.6m to Leicester), Marko Grujic (£10.5m to Porto)

 

1) Chelsea – £652.96m
Transfer expenditure: £891.72m
Balance: £-238.76m
Biggest sales: Eden Hazard (£103.5m to Real Madrid), Diego Costa (£54m to Atletico Madrid), Oscar (£54m to Shanghai SIPG)
Biggest sales with fewer than 10 PL appearances: Marc Guehi (£21m to Crystal Palace), Nathan Ake (£20.52m to Bournemouth), Kevin De Bruyne (£19.8m to Wolfsburg).

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