Revealed: Top 25 clubs with the most expensive squads in Europe, including Crystal Palace and Everton

Monday, February 12, 2018

Premier League clubs have set a new spending record in 2017/18, after the £430m outlay in the recent January window followed the staggering £1.4bn spent last summer. 

It should come as little surprise then that so many English sides feature in the top 25 list of the the most expensively-assembled squads in European football.

So vast are the riches in the Premier League that the findings – released by the CIES Football Observatory – reveal that relegation-threatened Crystal Palace’s squad cost more than Serie A high-fliers Napoli.

Everton, meanwhile, have incredibly outspent German giants Bayern Munich to fund their new-look team.

Check out the top 25 most expensive squads in Europe, and find out who has spent the most, by clicking through the gallery above.

West Ham United

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