The other big deals are Benteke: Aston Villa to Liverpool: €46.5million; Otamendi: Valencia to Manchester City: €45million; Firmino: Hoffenheim to Liverpool: €41million; Kandogbia: Monaco to Inter: €40million and Vidal: Juventus to Bayern Munich: €37million.
2015-2016 summer transfer window in numbers
The highest spending European league has generally been the Barclays Premier League, and by quite a big margin. As of 31 August 2015, with still one day to go in the transfer window, the approximate Barclays Premier League 2015-2016 summer transfer spending stands at a mindblowing €965,825,000.
Some other high-profile transfers
The 2015-2016 summer transfer window saw some other big names change clubs too.
Among them, was World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger (€20.25million), and Netherlands winger Memphis Depay (€34million) both of whom moved to Manchester United from Bayern Munich and PSV respectively.
Pedro (€27million) joined Chelsea from Barcelona, as did Falcao, on loan from Monaco.
Barcelona picked up Atletico star Arda Turan for €35million.
31 Aug 2015
Football clubs transfer deadline day fast approaching
With just one day left in the transfer window, football clubs are looking to wrap up their summer spending.
Yet, the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Tottenham among some others are still looking to strengthen their squads.
Chelsea are still keen on signing John Stones and Paul Pogba, while Madrid have their sights set on De Gea, and Arsenal is hopeful about Cavani.