Premier League five-year net spend table: Man Utd back above Arsenal after Zirkzee

Ian Watson
Scarves for the Premier League 'big six' clubs.
Scarves for the Premier League 'big six' clubs.

Forget the league table, we know it’s all about the Premier League net spend table! We take transfers from the summer of 2020 until the present day.

Bold denotes a profit; final league positions in brackets…

 

1) Chelsea: £-739.18m
24/25: £19.42m
23/24: £-168.66m (6th)
22/23: £-464.7m (12th)
21/22: £26.45m (3rd)
20/21: £-162.45m (4th)

 

2) Manchester United: £-474.81m
24/25: £-21.86m
23/24: £-125.36m (8th)
22/23: £-187.35m (3rd)
21/22: £-94.8m (6th)
20/21: £-54.96m (2nd)

 

3) Arsenal: £-473.51m
24/25: – £-26.82m
23/24: £-145.2m (2nd)
22/23: £-144.08m (2nd)
21/22: £-116.25m (5th)
20/21: £-57.14m (8th)

 

4) Tottenham: £-415.6m
24/25: £-33.46m
23/24: £-132.83m (5th)
22/23: £-118.93m (8th)
21/22: £-52.38m (4th)
20/21: £-83.08m (7th)

 

5) Newcastle: £-343.3m
24/25: £40m
23/24: £-92.93m (7th)
22/23: £-147.05m (4th)
21/22: £-111.15m (11th)
20/21: £-33.1m (12th)

 

6) Liverpool: £-253.84m
24/25: –
23/24: £-95.24m (3rd)
22/23: £-48.38m (5th)
21/22: £-49.1m (2nd)
20/21: £-57.14m (3rd)

 

7) Aston Villa: £-219.5m
24/25: £-29.13m
23/24: £-67.26m (4th)
22/23: £-39.44m (7th)
21/22: £-2.39m (14th)
20/21: £-84.25m (11th)

 

8) West Ham: £-210.55m
24/25: £-18.63m
23/24: £29.9m (9th)
22/23: £-147.39m (14th)
21/22: £-60.06m (7th)
20/21: £-7.94m (6th)

 

9) Manchester City: £-205.24m
24/25: £31.11m
23/24: £-116.7m (Champions)
22/23: £9.97m (Champions)

21/22: £-38.55m (Champions)
20/21: £-93.5m (Champions)

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10) Nottingham Forest: £196.3m
24/25: £9.8m
23/24: £-42.16m (17th)
22/23: £-162.6m (16th)
21/22: £-5.23m (4th in Championship)
20/21: £521,000 (17th in Championship)

 


All the Premier League completed transfers in the summer window of 2024


 

11) Crystal Palace: £-134.4m
24/25: £32.13m
23/24: £-57.83m (10th)
22/23: £-35.17m (11th)
21/22: £-73.18m (12th)
20/21: £-2.05m  (14th)

 

12) Bournemouth: £-121.72m
24/25: £-35.66m
23/24: £-108.01m (12th)
22/23: £-71.02m (15th)
21/22: £12.19m (2nd in Championship)
20/21: £79.96m (6th in Championship)

 

13) Brentford: £-77.4m
24/25: £-0.9m
23/24: £-53.11m (16th)
22/23: £-40.94m (9th)
21/22: £-30.51m (13th)
20/21: £46.75m (3rd in Championship)

 

14) Ipswich Town: £-66.12m
24/25: £-59.45m
23/24: £-4.79m (2nd in Championship
22/23: £-1.61m (2nd in League One)
21/22: £-0.34m (11th in League One)
20/21: – (9th in League One)

 

15) Fulham: £-61.75m
24/25: £43.2m
23/24: £-13.82m (13th)
22/23: £-42.14m (10th)
21/22: £-13.5m (1st in Championship)
20/21: £-31.84m (18th)

 

16) Southampton: £-35m
24/25: £-39.2m
23/24: £140.1m (4th in Championship)
22/23: £-123.97m (20th)
21/22: £-2.58m (15th)
20/21: £-9.3m (15th)

 

17) Wolves: £-27.67m
24/25: £17.96m
23/24: £64.14m (14th)
22/23: £-97.64m (13th)
21/22: £-4.96m (10th)
20/21: £-7.17m (13th)

 

18) Everton: £-0.65m
24/25: £-4.15m
23/24: £36.23m (15th)
22/23: £21.7m (17th)

21/22: £5.56m (16th)
20/21: £-59.75m (10th)

 

19) Leicester City: £18.64m
24/25: £-1.26m
23/24: £51.79m (1st in Championship)
22/23: £27.4m (18th)

21/22: £-53.78m (8th)
20/21: £-4.76m (5th)

 

20) Brighton: £38.84m
24/25: £-76.9m
23/24: £73.7m (11th)
22/23: £70.23m (6th)
21/22: £2.99m (9th)
20/21: £-6.75m (16th)