The Transfer Deadline Day is near. This week the prices may rise as high as a last minute swoop for Fernando Torres (Liverpool to Chelsea, 2010) or as Arsene Wenger says, drop to a much more affordable asking price.
Yes, it’s the January transfer window. Love it or loath it, the 31st of the year’s first month does provide the modern day football fan with some excitement. Negotiations reach their inevitable conclusion after several weeks of discussion between clubs, players and agents as the media attempt to detect the latest piece of news before anyone else.
But who tends to panic buy, or get forced into changes within their squad at the season’s mid-point. Here is a look at the Premier League‘s January transfer window spending table in the last decade.