The most expensive XIs ever: Arsenal to Manchester City

Date published: Thursday 23rd May 2019 8:11

Here are the most expensive XIs ever for each current Premier League team from Arsenal to Manchester City. Those from Manchester United to Wolves will be along soon, so just marvel at the double dose of Christian Benteke in the meantime.

Arsenal

Leno

Debuchy Mustafi Sokratis Monreal

Ozil Xhaka Torreira Sanchez

Aubameyang Lacazatte

Total cost: £325.5m

Average player cost: £29.6m

Record signings (3): Mesut Ozil (£42.5m, September 2013), Alexandre Lacazette (£46.5m, July 2017), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£55.5m, January 2018)

Players no longer with Arsenal: Mathieu Debuchy, Alexis Sanchez

Players signed by each manager: Arsene Wenger (8), Unai Emery (3)


 

Bournemouth

Begovic

Mepham Ake Kelly

Ibe Lerma Brooks Gradel

Grabban Solanke Afobe

Total cost: £148.5m

Average player cost: £13.5m

Record signings (4): Benik Afobe (£10m, January 2016), Jordon Ibe (£15m, July 2016), Nathan Ake (£20m, June 2017), Jefferson Lerma (£25m, August 2018)

Players no longer with Bournemouth: Max Gradel, Lewis Grabban, Benik Afobe

Players signed by each manager: Eddie Howe (11)


 

 

Brighton

Ryan

Montoya Duffy Burn Bernardo

Jahanbakhsh Bissouma Propper Izquierdo

Locadia Andone

Total cost: £103.75

Average player cost: £9.4m

Record signings (6): Shane Duffy (£4m, August 2016), Mat Ryan (£5m, June 2017), Davy Propper (£10m, August 2017), Jose Izquierdo (£13.5m, August 2017), Jurgen Locadia (£14m, January 2018), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (£17m, July 2018)

Players no longer with Brighton: N/A

Players signed by each manager: Chris Hughton (11)


 

Burnley

Hart

Bikey Gibson Tarkowski

Gundmundsson Defour Hendrick Cork Brady

Wood Vydra

Total cost: £93.1m

Average player cost: £8.4m

Record signings (5): Steven Defour (£7.3m, August 2016), Jeff Hendrick (£10.5m, August 2016), Robbie Brady (£13m, January 2017), Chris Wood (£15m, August 2017), Ben Gibson (£15m, August 2018)

Players no longer with Burnley: Andre Bikey

Players signed by each manager: Sean Dyche (10), Owen Coyle (1)


 

Chelsea

Arrizabalaga

Zappacosta Rudiger Luiz Alonso

Pulisic Bakayoko Jorginho Hazard

Morata Torres

Total cost: £481.6m

Average player cost: £43.7m

Record signings (3): Fernando Torres (£50m, January 2011), Alvaro Morata (£58m, July 2017), Kepa Arrizabalaga (£71.6m, August 2018)

Players no longer with Chelsea: Fernando Torres

Players signed by each manager: Antonio Conte (6), Maurizio Sarri (3), Roberto Di Matteo (1), Carlo Ancelotti (1)


 

Crystal Palace

McCarthy

Hunt Sakho Tomkins Van Aanholt

Townsend Milivojevic Cabaye Schlupp

Benteke Wickham

Total cost: £134.5m

Average player cost: £12.2m

Record signings (3): Yohan Cabaye (£10m, July 2015), Andros Townsend (£13m, July 2016), Christian Benteke (£27m, August 2016)

Players no longer with Crystal Palace: Alex McCarthy, Jack Hunt

Players signed by each manager: Alan Pardew (6), Sam Allardyce (3), Frank de Boer (1), Ian Holloway (1)


 

Everton

Pickford

Neville Mina Keane Digne

Schneiderlin Fellaini

Walcott Sigurdsson Richarlison

Lukaku

Total cost: £275.69m

Average player cost: £25.06m

Record signings (4): Marouane Fellaini (£15m, September 2008), Romelu Lukaku (£28m, July 2014), Jordan Pickford (£30m, June 2017), Gylfi Sigurdsson (£45m, August 2017)

Players no longer with Everton: Phil Neville, Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku

Players signed by each manager: Ronald Koeman (4), Marco Silva (3), David Moyes (2), Sam Allardyce (1), Roberto Martinez (1)


 

Leicester

Ward

Pereira Soyuncu Maguire Davidson

Silva Ndidi Mendy

Maddison

Slimani Iheanacho

Total cost: £197.95m

Average player cost: £17.9m

Record signings (2): Nampalys Mendy (£13m, July 2016), Islam Slimani (£29.7m, September 2016)

Players no longer with Leicester: Callum Davidson

Players signed by each manager: Claude Puel (5), Claudio Ranieri (3), Craig Shakespeare (2), Martin O’Neill (1)


 

Liverpool

Alisson

Johnson Van Dijk Lovren Moreno

Salah Fabinho Keita Oxlade-Chamberlain

Carroll Benteke

Total cost: £416.2m

Average player cost: £37.8m

Record signings (3): Andy Carroll (£35m, January 2011), Mo Salah (£36.9m, June 2017), Virgil Van Dijk (£75m, January 2018)

Players no longer with Liverpool: Glen Johnson, Andy Carroll, Christian Benteke

Players signed by each manager: Jurgen Klopp (6), Brendan Rodgers (3), Kenny Dalglish (1), Rafael Benitez (1)


 

Manchester City

Ederson

Walker Stones Laporte Mendy

Silva Fernandinho De Bruyne Mahrez

Sterling Aguero

Total cost: £509.5m

Average player cost: £46.3m

Record signings (5): Sergio Aguero (£38m, July 2011), Raheem Sterling (£44m July 2015), Kevin De Bruyne (£54m, August 2015), Aymeric Laporte (£57m, January 2018), Riyad Mahrez (£60m, June 2018).

Players no longer with Manchester City: N/A

Players signed by each manager: Pep Guardiola (7), Manuel Pellegrini (3), Roberto Mancini (1)

 

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