Christiaan Steenekamp
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I am no Fabrizio Romano (bonus point if you know who he is), but I took on the responsibility to give a brief update of the biggest summer signings for the 2023/2024 football season. There have been 404 deals completed, comprising a total value of 1.6 billion pounds.

The Premier League undoubtedly had some of the biggest signings during this transfer window. Interestingly, a lot of transfers were between rival clubs. Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic now serves his trade for Manchester City. Mason Mount also left Chelsea and went to the Red Devils. Chelsea signed the promising Christopher Nkunku, who was the joint highest goal scorer in the Bundesliga. The biggest signing of them all, however, was that of Declan Rice being signed by Arsenal from West Ham United FC. He is now the most expensive British footballer of all time, with his move being worth a whopping 105 million pounds. Another English footballer, Jude Bellingham, made the move to Los Blancos where he will play in the number five shirt, worn by the great Zidane.

Outside of Europe, we saw another unbelievable signing with Inter Miami CF in the US signing Leo Messi, where he will join up with former Barcelona teammate Sergio Busquets. Inter Miami will greatly benefit from this since they are currently finding themselves at the bottom of Major League Soccer. A big trend during this transfer window is the Saudi Arabia Pro league signing loads of players from European clubs. Some of the major names being signed include N’Golo Kante, Roberto Firminio and Riyad Mahrez. All of them are decorated and world class players. This extraordinary transfer window will definitely add some spice to the upcoming football season.