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How the EPL’s top six stand after transfer window

How the EPL’s top six stand after transfer window

Striker Harry Kane committed his future to Tottenham before heading to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation and finishing as the top-scorer as England reached the semi-finals.

Capable of operating in a variety of positions across the frontline, Mahrez brings quality and versatility to a squad looking for success both at home and in Europe.

Tottenham provided the most players to the World Cup semi-finalists, but strong performances in Russian Federation were not a necessity when it came to Premier League clubs deciding whether to spend the fruits of soccer's biggest television contracts.

The company said that summer transfer in the English topflight sparked a drop in spending for the first time since 2010. With no other deals completed, Spurs became the first club since the window began in 2003 not to register a new player.

Nevertheless, Tottenham's official supporters" club released a statement saying they were "dismayed' by zero signings.

The north London club have often done things differently when it comes to buying and selling players, with chairman Daniel Levy earning a reputation as a hard negotiator who is unafraid to leave things until late in the day.

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Asking for a full explanation, the statement said: "We do not believe in spending money or signing players for the sake of it".

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola was hoping to add a more creative midfielder to his squad ahead of the 2018-2019 season and had a player in mind already, Jorginho.

"We couldn't spend more than we could this season, maybe next season we are more active but we have spent a lot on young players for the next season and that's the reason why".

Tottenham spent enormously to reconstruct their stadium and there was little left to commit into bringing more players to beef up the squad.

Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho made no secret of his desire to sign the sturdy defender as he made an initial bid of £65m which was rejected by the club who demanded that they would only listen to offers from £100m.

Manchester City were England's biggest spenders in the summers of 2008, 2009 and 2010, and it took until the end of the 2010/11 for them to win their first title.