Where Leeds United's £78m all-time Premier League net spend ranks against Manchester United, Derby County & more

Leeds United look like they could be ready to spend some big money this summer, with a host of exciting names being linked with a move to Elland Road ahead of the Whites' return to the big time.

Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd July 2020, 12:20 pm
Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill /Allsport

Since the Premier League's inaugural season back in 1992, top tier sides have accumulated a whopping £9.8 billion net spend, with superstar talents from Europe and beyond turning the English top tier into the most-watched football league in the world. Here's a look at where Leeds United rank among the top forty net-spenders in Premier League history.

Most expensive signing: Rodri from Atletico Madrid - £62.8 million
Most expensive signing: Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao - £71 million

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Most expensive signing: Paul Pogba from Juventus - £89.3 million
Most expensive signing: Virgil van Dijk from Southampton - £75 million
Most expensive signing: Nicholas Pepe from Lille - £72 million
Most expensive signing: Richarlison from Watford - £50 million
Most expensive signing: Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge - £22 million
Most expensive signing: Sebastien Haller from Frankfurt - £45 million
Most expensive signing: Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis - £55.3 million
Most expensive signing: Joelinton from Hoffenheim - £40 million
Most expensive signing: Youri Tielemans from Monaco - £40 million
Most expensive signing: Didier Ndong from Lorient - £13.6 million
Most expensive signing: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa from Marseille - £30 million
Most expensive signing: Gianelli Imbula from Porto- £18.3 million
Most expensive signing: Christian Benteke from Liverpool - £27 million
Most expensive signing: Raul Jimenez from Benfica - £30 million
Most expensive signing: Ismaila Sarr from Rennes - £30 million
Most expensive signing: Jefferson Lerma - £25 million
Most expensive signing: Jannick Vestergaard from Borussia Monchengladbach £22 million
Most expensive signing: Alfonso Alves from Heerenveen - £12.5 million
Most expensive signing: Neal Maupay from Brentford - £20 million
Most expensive signing: Gary Medel from Sevilla - £11 amillion
Most expensive signing: Andy Cole from Manchester United - £8 million
Most expensive signing: Salomon Rondon from Zenit - £12 million
Most expensive signing: Terence Kongolo from Monaco - £17.5 million
Most expensive signing: Andre Ayew from West Ham United - £18 million
Most expensive signing: Rio Ferdinand from West Ham United - £18 million
Most expensive signing: Sander Berge from Genk - £22 million
Most expensive signing: Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough - £15 million
Most expensive signing: Steven Naismith from Everton - £9.1 million
Most expensive signing: Johan Elmander - £8.2 million
Most expensive signing: Ryan Mason from Spurs - £13 million
Most expensive signing: David Dunn from Blackburn Rovers - £5.5 million
Most expensive signing: Emile Heskey from Birmingham City - £5.5 million
Most expensive signing: Christopher Samba from Anzhi Makhachkala - £12.5 million
Most expensive signing: Robbie Earnshaw from Norwich City - £3.5 million
Most expensive signing: Jason Euell from Wimbledon - £4.75 million
Most expensive signing: Gilles de Bild from PSV - £3 million
Most expensive signing: Greg Halford from Oxford United - £2.5 million
Most expensive signing: Matteo Sereni from Sampdoria - £5.6 million