The 2016 top free agents XI and reserves

The 2015/2016 season is far from over, but it’s never too early to look forward to the 2016 summer transfer window. Teams will be able to spend as much as they can and want on the players they are keen on, but in some cases it’s possible to sign a quality player who’s out of contract with his current team. Those are the so-called free agents. Next summer, a number of big names will be available for free, so we have put together the best XI possible, while also adding…

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Newcastle were biggest spenders during the winter transfer window

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Newcastle were the biggest spenders during the winter transfer window, with all Premier League clubs spending a total of £186.4 million in January, according to The Daily Mail. The Magpies brought Jonjo Shelvey, Andros Townsend and Henri Saivet to St. James’ Park, spending a total of £28.5m on those three players, while also landing Seydou Doumbia on loan from Italian giants AS Roma. Two other clubs topped the £20m spending limit and that were Watford and Norwich, with both spending £26.1m. The Hornets bought Abdoulaye Doucoure from Rennes for £8m and Adalberto Penaranda for…

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Chelsea are biggest winter transfer window buyers (by far)

There’s no touching Chelsea when it comes to spending money during the winter transfer window, according to The Daily Mail. The Blues are leading all other Premier League clubs by a mile when it comes to buying players in January. Since it’s introduction in 2003, Chelsea have spent £214 million on transfers during the winter period, sometimes referred to as the period to spend money on ‘panic buys’. Roman Abramovich’s team spent a record £50 million on Fernando Torres five years ago, with the Spaniard becoming one of the biggest…

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