The transfer window has since closed on Monday night at the slightly later date of October 5.
The coronavirus pandemic saw a delay to the start of the 2020/21 season and with that came a change in date to the window.
Kai Havertz was the most expensive player, costing Chelsea £71million as Frank Lampard made a blitz on the transfer market.
The Blues were the biggest spenders with more than £200m forked out on players – but what about their top-flight rivals?
Here is how much each club spent throughout the summer.
- Arsenal: Spent £77.7m, Sold £20m
- Aston Villa: Spent £81m, Sold £0
- Brighton: Spent £6.3m, Sold £16.5m
- Burnley: Spent £1m, Sold £0
- Chelsea: Spent £222m, Sold £66.2m
- Crystal Palace: Spent £19.5m, Sold £18m
- Everton: Spent £87m, Sold £4m
- Fulham: Spent £21.5m, Sold £0
- Leeds: Spent £96.4m, Sold £0
- Leicester: Spent £57m, Sold £46.6m
- Liverpool: Spent £76.7m, Sold £37.71m
- Manchester City: Spent £138.6m, Sold £67.7m
- Manchester United: Spent £87m, Sold £13.6m
- Newcastle: Spent £34.88m, Sold £248k
- Sheffield United: Spent £50.58m, Sold £0
- Southampton: Spent £36.27m, Sold £22.77m
- Tottenham: Spent £59.76m, Sold £11.97m
- West Brom: Spent £22.32m, Sold £990k
- West Ham: Spent £19.98m, Sold £20.03m
- Wolves: Spent £73.62m, Sold £71.28m
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