Global transfer activity drops for the first time in a decade, says FIFA

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The amount spent on player transfers in international football fell by 23.4% last year as the impact of the COVID pandemic was felt across the game.

Figures released by FIFA showed that the total spend across the global game was $5.63 billion (USD) down from $7.35 billion in 2019.

The total was the lowest amount spent on players since 2016 when $4.6 billion exchanged hands over deals.

The bulk of transfer spend comes from European clubs and most faced a stoppage play after lockdown restrictions were brought in from March.

English clubs topped the spending charts with $1.627 billion...


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Global transfer activity drops for the first time in a decade, says FIFA


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