Manchester City have put together the costliest squad in football history in terms of transfer fees, according to a CIES Football Observatory study.

The Blues have spent €853 million in transfer fees on their current squad, even putting them ahead of big-spenders Paris Saint-Germain, who come in a close second at €850m.

The past off-season saw yet another massive outlay of cash by City, who spent €242m on players including Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva, Ederson and Danilo.

PSG, of course, spent even more in the most recent close-season. The French side dropped a whopping €395m in the lead-up to 2017-18, including €222m on Neymar and €180m on Kylian Mbappe.

Manchester United come in third, with English sides making up six of the top 10 costliest squads.

Here’s the top 10:

Man City – €853M
PSG – €850M
Man Utd – €784M
Chelsea – €644M
Barcelona – €628M
Real Madrid – €497M
Juventus – €470M
Liverpool – €437M
Arsenal – €416M
Tottenham – €361M

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