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Transfer record: $7.35bn spent on moves in 2019 —FIFA

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Football clubs worldwide splashed out a record $7.35 billion (6.63 million euros) on transfers in the men’s game in 2019, FIFA revealed in a report released on Wednesday.

The amount represents a 5.8 per cent increase in 2018, with English clubs accounting for the largest total outlay at just over $1.5 billion — a drop of 22.1 per cent on previous figures.

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However, 80 per cent of all spending on transfer fees came from 100 clubs combined, according to the global transfer market report.

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