sport news Premier League clubs spend £20MILLION more than last year after Nicolas Pepe ...

Premier League clubs spend £20MILLION more than this time last season after Nicolas Pepe transfer to Arsenal and overall expenditure could still top £1BILLION with one week to go Nicolas Pepe's signing means summer spending goes past the £900million mark Other big incomings include Man City's Rodri and Man Utd's Aaron Wan-Bissaka West Ham signed Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller for a club-record £45million Premier League clubs could still reach £1billion with a week until window closes 

By Matt Slater, Press Association and Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 18:17 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 18:17 BST, 1 August 2019

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Premier League clubs have spent a combined £920million in the summer transfer window so far, £20million more than at the same point 12 months ago, according to Deloitte's Sports Business Group.

With Arsenal today signing Lille winger Nicolas Pepe for £72million, the overall figure has risen above last year's figure, with a week to go until the transfer window closes and still time to push the total outlay past £1billion again.  

Manchester City's £68million midfielder Rodri, 's £50million fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka and West Ham's £45million striker Sébastien Haller are the other big-money signings made by Premier League clubs so far this summer.

Nicolas Pepe put pen-to-paper today to become Arsenal's club record signing

Nicolas Pepe put pen-to-paper today to become Arsenal's club record signing 

Manchester City spent £68million in July on Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri

Manchester City spent £68million in July on Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri

Clubs shelled out £300million in the final week of the transfer window last year - the

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