The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact football’s finances, but the January window is open as normal for Europe’s top leagues. (Find out when each league’s window opens and closes here.)
Clubs across Europe in Italy’s Serie A (€550 million), Germany’s Bundesliga (€415m), France’s Ligue 1 (€375m) and Spain’s LaLiga (€295m) spent a lot less over the summer, but the Premier League went big and splashed €1.1 billion on players, according to Deloitte. January is usually a quiet month, but will global events see some different strategies for the top sides?
Here are the grades for all the major deals. The most recent write-ups are at the top; each day is in order of highest price. If you don’t see a grade for a major move that has been completed, check back later. All fees are reported unless confirmed with an asterisk.