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The 20 most expensive Premier League transfers so far this summer: Chelsea splash out as Man United and Man City bring in new stars

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Premier League clubs have been busy getting their summer transfer business done despite the difficulties in doing so in these strange times.

The COVID-19 lockdown forced last season to run into August meaning the 2020 summer transfer window has been reshaped.

The market opened on July 27 and will now run for 10 weeks before deadline day on October 5.

Nathan Ake completed a big-money to Manchester City earlier this summer

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Nathan Ake completed a big-money to Manchester City earlier this summer

Top-flight teams have already splashed the cash and a host of major deals are expected to get down over the comings weeks.

Kai Havertz has completed a mega-money move to Chelsea in this summer’s most expensive deal to date.

Meanwhile, the likes of Wolves, Aston Villa and Leeds United have joined Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City in spending big.

Here, talkSPORT.com takes you through the most expensive deals to be signed and sealed so far this summer.


The 20 most expensive signings made by Premier League clubs this summer

20. Matty Cash (Nottingham Forest to Aston Villa) £16m

19. Grady Diangana (West Ham to West Brom) £18m

18. Aaron Ramsdale (Bournemouth to Sheffield United) £19m

Eberechi Eze has made the short trip across London to join Crystal Palace

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Eberechi Eze has made the short trip across London to join Crystal Palace

17. Eberechi Eze (QPR to Crystal Palace) £19.5m

16. Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford to Everton ) £20m

15. Callum Wilson (Bournemouth to Newcastle) £20m

Newcastle have signed England striker Callum Wilson

Newcastle have signed England striker Callum Wilson

14. James Rodriguez (Real Madrid to Everton) £20m

13. Ferran Torres (Valencia to Manchester City) £21m

12. Allan (Napoli to Everton) £22m

11. Timothy Castagne (Atalanta to Leicester) £25m

Leeds have spent big on Rodrigo following their Premier League return

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Leeds have spent big on Rodrigo following their Premier League return

10. Rodrigo (Valencia to Leeds) £26m

9. Gabriel Magalhaes (Lille to Arsenal) £27m

8. Ollie Watkins (Brentford to Aston Villa) £28m

Ollie Watkins has become Aston Villa’s record signing

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Ollie Watkins has become Aston Villa’s record signing

7. Fabio Silva (Porto to Wolves) £35m

6. Hakim Ziyech (Ajax to Chelsea) £36m

5. Donny van de Beek (Ajax to Manchester United) £40m

Man United have signed Doony van de Beek from Ajax for £40m

Man United have signed Doony van de Beek from Ajax for £40m

4. Nathan Ake (Bournemouth to Manchester City) £41m

3. Ben Chilwell (Leicester to Chelsea) £45m

2. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig to Chelsea) £48m

1. Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea) £71m

Chelsea have signed Germany star Kai Havertz for £71million

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Chelsea have signed Germany star Kai Havertz for £71million