Middlesbrough's £126m all-time Premier League net-spend compared to Watford, Bournemouth & more
The Premier League will enter its 30th season when the 2021/22 campaign gets underway next month, and excitement is starting to build following the conclusion of an enthralling Euro 2020 competition.
Over the past three decades, billions of pounds have been spent and raked in with world class talents being bought and sold in the English top tier.
While finances in football are noticeably tighter amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a number of Premier League sides have continued to plough on with their spending, leading to three sides now sitting above the £1 billion mark for their total net-spend in the Premier League
Ahead of the new season, we've rounded up the 40 highest net-spenders in the history of the Premier League, and ranked their total estimated sum accordingly.
On top of that, we've looked into every side's most expensive Premier League signing, and how many seasons they've spent in the division since the inaugural 1992/93 season.
This is where Middlesbrough rank among the biggest net-spenders in Premier League history: