£1bn spent in total as football transfers in Europe hits deadline day

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Transfer spending in Premier League has reached £1billion in a calendar year for the first time,  the English summer transfer window closed on Tuesday, with spending reaching a new record of £870million plus £130million of January transfer which moves overall to spending £1bn barrier..  All 2o of the premier League clubs are ranked in Top 4o globally by revenue..
There were plenty of late deals in the European football transfer market just before the window shutdown at 6pm.

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Nigerian international Victor Moses joined West Ham on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.

Moses spent last season on loan at Stoke City, scoring four goals in 23 appearances for the club.

Manchester united looked the busiest club with players coming in and out of Old Trafford.

Anthony Martial completed his medicals at the club and will become the most expensive teenager in football history when he is unveiled at Old Trafford.

The 19 year old cost United 55 million dollars but could rise to 89 million dollars with bonuses.

Meanwhile, Javier Hernandez departed Manchester United for Bayer Leverkusen.

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The Mexico international, who spent last season on loan at Real Madrid, signed a contract with the Bundesliga side which ties him to the club until June 2018.

David De Gea’s long-awaited move from Manchester United to Real Madrid is off amid claims that paperwork had failed to arrive the Spanish governing body headquarters before deadline for the transfer window.

The two clubs thrashed out a deal worth 44.5 million dollars but the move has now collapsed.

Alex Song re-joined West Ham on a season-long loan from Barcelona.

The midfielder spent last season at Upton Park and chairman David Gold confirmed on Tuesday that he will return to the club.

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