The most expensive XIs ever: Manchester United to Wolves

Date published: Friday 24th May 2019 8:38

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Manchester United

De Gea

Dalot Lindelof Bailly Shaw

Pogba Fred

Di Maria Mata Martial

Lukaku

Total cost: £479.8m

Average player cost: £43.6m

Record signings (3): Juan Mata (£37.1m, January 2014), Angel Di Maria (£59.7m, August 2014), Paul Pogba (£89.3m, August 2016)

Players no longer with United: Angel Di Maria

Players signed by each manager: Jose Mourinho (6), Louis van Gaal (3), David Moyes (1), Sir Alex Ferguson (1)


Newcastle

Sels

Woodgate Coloccini Mbemba

Thauvin Wijnaldum Shelvey Luque

Almiron

Owen Shearer

Total cost: £132.3m

Average player cost: £12m

Record signings (3): Alan Shearer (£15m, July 1996), Michael Owen (£16m, August 2005), Miguel Almiron (£20m, January 2019)

Players no longer with Newcastle: Matz Sels, Jonathan Woodgate, Fabricio Coloccini, Chancel Mbemba, Florian Thauvin, Georginio Wijnaldum, Albert Luque, Michael Owen, Alan Shearer

Players signed by each manager: Steve McClaren (4), Rafael Benitez (2), Kevin Keegan (2), Graeme Souness (2), Sir Bobby Robson (1)


Norwich

Bunn

Pinto Klose Bennett Olsson

Naismith Pritchard Fer Brady

Van Wolfswinkel Hooper

Total cost: £65.9m

Average player cost: £5.9m

Record signings (): Ricky van Wolfswinkel (£8.5m, July 2013), Steven Naismith (£9.1m, January 2016)

Players no longer with Norwich: Mark Bunn, Ryan Bennett, Martin Olsson, Alex Pritchard, Leroy Fer, Robbie Brady, Ricky van Wolfswinkel, Gary Hooper

Players signed by each manager: Chris Hughton (5), Alex Neil (5), Paul Lambert (1)


Sheffield United

Moore

Brayford Egan Davis Naysmith

Cotterill Norwood Hutchison Shelton

Beattie Evans

Total cost: £24.6m

Average player cost: £2.2m

Record signings (4): Don Hutchison (£1.2m, January 1996), Claude Davis (£3m, June 2006), James Beattie (£4m, August 2007), John Egan (£4.1m, July 2018)

Players no longer with Sheffield United: John Brayford, Claude Davis, Gary Naysmith, David Cotterill, Don Hutchison, Luton Shelton, James Beattie

Players signed by each manager: Chris Wilder (3), Bryan Robson (2), Neil Warnock (2), Kevin Blackwell (2), Nigel Clough (1), Howard Kendall (1)


Southampton

Gunn

Cedric Vestergaard Hoedt Bertrand

Lemina Hojbjerg

Ramirez Boufal Elyounoussi

Carrillo

Total cost: £155.1m

Average player cost: £14.1m

Record signings (3): Sofiane Boufal (£16m, August 2016), Mario Lemina (£18.1m, August 2017), Guido Carrillo (£19m, January 2018)

Players no longer with Southampton:

Players signed by each manager:


Tottenham

Lloris

Aurier Alderweireld Sanchez Vertonghen

Sissoko Paulinho

Lucas Son Lamela

Soldado

Total cost: £244.4m

Average player cost: £22.2m

Record signings (4): Paulinho (£17m, July 2013), Roberto Soldado (£26m, August 2013), Moussa Sissoko (£30m, September 2016), Davinson Sanchez (£42m, August 2017)

Players no longer with Spurs: Paulinho, Roberto Soldado

Players signed by each manager: Mauricio Pochettino (7), Andre Villas-Boas (4)


Watford

Dahlberg

Janmaat Kabasele Kaboul Masina

Doucoure Cleverley Hughes

Deulofeu Pereyra

Gray

Total cost: £91.5m

Average player cost: £8.3m

Record signings (3): Abdoulaye Doucoure (£8m, February 2016), Roberto Pereyra (£13m, August 2016), Andre Gray (£18.5m, August 2017)

Players no longer with Watford: Younes Kaboul

Players signed by each manager: Walter Mazzarri (4), Javi Gracia (3), Marco Silva (3), Quique Sanchez Flores (1)


West Ham

Fabianski

Faubert Diop Upson Masuaku

Parker Kouyate

Yarmolenko Ayew Anderson

Arnautovic

Total cost: £160.6m

Average player cost: £14.6m

Record signings (3): Andre Ayew (£20m, August 2016), Marko Arnautovic (£25m, August 2017), Felipe Anderson (£36m, July 2018)

Players no longer with West Ham: Julien Faubert, Matthew Upton, Scott Parker, Cheikhou Kouyate

Players signed by each manager: Manuel Pellegrini (4), Slaven Bilic (3), Alan Curbishley (3), Sam Allardyce (1)


Wolves

Patricio

Byrne Boly Johnson Jonny

Neves Dendoncker Moutinho

Traore Jimenez Jota

Total cost: £142.5m

Average player cost: £12.9m

Record signings (4): Ruben Neves (£15.8m, July 2017), Rui Patricio (£16m, June 2018), Adama Traore (£18m, August 2018), Raul Jimenez (£30m, July 2019).

Players no longer with Wolves: Nathan Byrne, Roger Johnson

Players signed by each manager: Nuno (9), Kenny Jackett (1), Mick McCarthy (1)

 

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