Date: 15th July 2011 at 11:13am
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This courtesy of The Transfer League.com. What a cracking site.

The table below represents the clubs per season spend on purchasing players from the beginning of the premiership in 1992.
Purchases = Money spent on Players, Sold = Money received from Players sold.
Net = Purchased minus Sold , This gives an indication of new investment on players . The per season column gives an average of the money spend per season since 1992.

What’s fascinating is not just seeing who spent what, but who spent wisely. Blackpool and Portsmouth both in a world of pain.

Arsenal’s figures underline what an amazing job Arsene Wenger is actually doing. For all the criticism, top routinely finish top four and yet be so passive in the transfer market is pretty impressive.

Whereas West Ham have been trading like lunatics – to no good purpose.

This table represents the clubs net spend per season from Season 2003/04 to date.

This Season saw the begining of very wealthy club ownership with Roman Abramovich’s purchase of Chelsea .

Purchases = Money spent on Players, Sold = Money received from Players sold. Net = Purchased minus Sold , This gives an indication of new investment on players .

The per season column gives an average of the money spend per season since 1992.