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Spanish “Barcelona” has spent more than one billion euros in the last five years is the highest in European football. Data presented to the Dutch edition Voetbal International.
After acquiring French striker Antoine Griezmann for € 120 million of the total spending of the Catalans over the past five years amounted to 1.08 billion euros. In second place is Manchester city. The English club has spent 996 million euros. “Manchester United” closes the top three. Red devils since the season 2014/2015 has spent on transfers to 890 million euros.
The main competitor of “Barcelona” in the championship of Spain Madrid “real” in this list takes only the eighth place. “Royal club” has spent on reinforcements in the last five years € 755 million.
Griezmann joined Barcelona on July 12. After the announcement of the transaction by the Catalans, Atletico Madrid have publicly declared their intention to seek payment of 80 million Euro. In Madrid believe that Barcelona are obliged to pay this amount, as agreed with the player before the amount of compensation in his contract with Atletico decreased from 200 to 120 million euros.
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