Study shows Milan have spent sixth-most in Europe this year

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have spent the sixth most of any European club on transfer fees during the current calendar year, according to one study.

The Rossoneri welcomed two acquisitions in January; namely Lucas Paqueta and Krzysztof Piatek, who arrived from Flamengo and Genoa respectively in €35million deals.

Six players then arrived in the summer mercato: Theo Hernandez (€20m), Rafael Leao (€28m), Rade Krunic (€8m), Ismael Bennacer (€16m) and Leo Duarte (€11m) plus Ante Rebic on a two-year loan at a cost of €5m.

According to the CIES (Center International d’Etude du Sport) – via – only five clubs have spent more on transfers since the start of 2019.

Atletico Madrid top the list, followed by Real Madrid and Barcelona. 

Behind the LaLiga trio there is then three Italian teams, namely Inter, Juventus and Milan, who are in sixth position.

In addition, CIES have revealed that Milan have spent the 13th-most of any European club since 2010 with €853m. Inter are ahead in 10th with €968m, while Juve have spent €1,272m.

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