The Manchester City continues its ongoing investment to try to win the Champions League for the first time in history and has been the team that has spent more money on new players during the transfer window which closed last Friday.
Guardiola’s team, which last year did not win any title in the first year of the Spanish coach on the bench, has spent 244 million euros with the aim of winning the Premier League again and three years later and ending the imposed dictatorship for Real Madrid in Europe. The English team has spent almost 300 kilos on Mendy (57,5), Walker (51), Bernardo Silva (50), Ederson (40), Danilo (30) and Douglas (12).
Second in the list of clubs that have spent the most is the PSG, which has revolutionized the world of football after ‘taking’ Barcelona to Neymar after depositing the clause of rescission of the player of 222 million euros. The Parisian team has reached 238 million after having paid 16 for the Spanish side Yuri Berchiche. The leaders of the French team have also obtained the assignment for which they will pay 180 million euros next summer to bargain for financial fair play.
In the third position is the Chelsea of Antonio Conte that has spent 202 million in players like Morata (65), Bakayoko (40) or Rudiger (35) and is followed by Milan who wants to return to be a big man of Europe after an investment of 192 million.
The fifth team that has invested the most money in this transfer market has been the Barcelona that has had, after receiving 222 million PSG, had to pull the checkbook to find a replacement for Neymar. The Cole team chose the Dortmund player from Dembelé for which he paid (105 million more variables) and also hired Paulinho (40), Semedo (30), Deulofeu (12) and Marlon (5). All up to a final expenditure of 192 million. Behind Barcelona is United de Mou who has invested 164 million in the signings of Lukaku (84.7), Matic (44.7) and Lindelof (35).
Despite not being among the five that have spent more, Real Madrid is still a favorite to win the Champions according to the odds of 888sport.es.The victory of the white team in the Kiev final is paid at 5 per euro wagered. The second favorite is the PSG (paid at 7.5) followed by Bayern and Barcelona, whose win is paid at eight euros.
Real Madrid only spent 46.5
The current champion of the last two Champions League has not needed to completely remodel his squad and has continued with his recent transfer policy based on talented young players. The Madrid club has spent only in this market that closes next Friday 46, 5 million in signings and has entered 126. The purchases of Theo Hernandez (30 million) and Ceballos (16.5) joined to the sales of Morata (65), Danilo (30), James Rodriguez (cession for 13 million), Mariano (8), Diego Llorente (7) and Burgui (3) have been a benefit for the entity of 79.5 million euros.