Premier League transfer spending rankings for January window 2023: Which EPL club has spent the most this winter?

The January transfer window provides teams with the chance to bolster their squads as the 2022/23 season pushes on.

With Premier League action returning from the World Cup break, and European action soon follow, teams up and down the table will hope to retool, as they look to achieve various goals laid out to them by their first half results.

Arsenal sit top the Premier League table and are hoping to solidify their first league title since the Invincibles in 2003. They’re challenged by Man City, who have some work to really be true contenders, having fallen eight points back at the start of 2023.

Manchester United are aiming for a return to the UEFA Champions League, battling with Tottenham for fourth spot. Chelsea are back from the pack, and will need to capture reinforcements if they are to push back up the table.

Liverpool completed the first big deal of the January window, as they captured Dutch forward Cody Gakpo, on a big-money deal laden with incentives. However, the market was shaken by Chelsea’s late bid to beat Arsenal in the race for Ukrainian superstar Mykhailo Mudryk

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Premier League club spending in 2023 January transfer window

The Mudryk transfer has changed the complexion of the January window with Chelsea comfortably leading the way as the biggest spenders at the half way point.

Transfer figures via Transfermarkt as of Jan. 17, 2023; clubs listed in order of net spend. 

Club Expenditure Income Net spend
Chelsea £126.27m  — -£126.27m
Liverpool £36.9m  — -£36.9m
Leeds United £35.2m -£35.2m
Aston Villa £26.49m -£26.49m
Southampton £18m -£18m
Nottingham Forest £17.6m – £17.6m
Wolves £9.6m £2.3 -£7.3m
Brighton £5.28m  — -£5.28m
Brentford £0.88m  — -£0.88m
Newcastle United £0.30m -£0.30m
Arsenal  —  —  —
Bournemouth  —  —  —
Crystal Palace  —  —  —
Everton  —  —  —
Fulham  —  —  —
Leicester City  —  —  —
Man City  —  —  —
Man United  —  —  —
Tottenham  —  —  —
West Ham  —  —  —
TOTAL £276.52m £2.3m -£274.22m

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Most expensive Premier League transfers 2023 January

Chelsea’s swoop for Mudryk has pushed them over the edge as the highest individual purchase at the start of 2023 and the highest spenders so far.


All figures via Transfermarkt as of Jan. 17, 2023.

Player From To Transfer fee
Mykhailo Mudryk Shakhtar Dontesk Chelsea £61.5m
Cody Gakpo PSV Liverpool £37.24m
Benoit Badiashile AS Monaco Chelsea £33.4m
Georginio Rutter TSF Hoffenheim Leeds United £26.4m
Danilo Palmeiras Nottingham Forest £17.5m
Jhon Duran Chicago Fire Aston Villa £14m
Carlos Alcaraz Racing Club Southampton £12m
Aleex Moreno Real Betis Aston Villa £11.8m
David Datro Fofana Molde Chelsea £10.64m


All figures via Transfermarkt as of Jan. 17, 2023.

Player From To Transfer fee
Leonardo Campana Wolves Inter Miami £2.39m

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Premier League 2022/23 TV channels, live streams

Region TV Streaming
Australia Optus Sport


Hong Kong Now TV
India Star Sports Disney+, Hotstar, JioTV
Malaysia Astro SuperSport Astro Go
New Zealand Sky Sport Sky Sport Now, Sky Go
Singapore StarHub StarHub TV+
UK Sky Sports, BT Sport NOW TV, Sky Go, Amazon Prime
USA USA Network, Telemundo, Universo fuboTV, Peacock

UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.

USA: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on fuboTV. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.

Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via fuboTV in Canada.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport

India: Star Sports network has the rights to show Premier League matches in India. As well as an English broadcast on Star Sports Select, select matches will be available via regional feeds on Star Sports 3 (in Bengali, English, Kannada, Malayalam), Star Sports 1 (Bangla) and Star Sports 1 (Tamil).


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