Ligue 1 Net Spend | Breakdown Of Every Club’s Transfer Spending

Ligue 1 Net spend for the year 2021-2022 in transfers is €464.84 million. This includes the arrival of Football’s greatest player Leo Messi and 4 time UCL winner Sergio Ramos. Ligue 1 is trying to raise the match standard by bringing quality players from Europe. Clubs sign players that will help them to challenge PSG for the title race. After the 2021 summer and 2022 winter transfer window, the concluded Spend of Ligue 1 is €464.84 million (summer & January windows combined).

Ligue 1 Net Spend

Overall, the Ligue 1 Net spending on Transfer expenses is €464.84 million. In departure, the league made only €462.57 million. Which brought the Total balance to €2.27 million.

Ligue 1 transfer period usually goes from June 9 to August 31 each year. In the summer 2021 transfer window, PSG bought some Big name players, mostly on a free transfer. Players Like Leo Mesi, Sergio Ramo, and Ashraf Hakimi join the club. Unveiling of Leo Messi in Paris was the most like Pic. Lionel Messi’s arrival boosts the Ranking of Ligue 1 on UEFA league rankings.

  • Total Expenditure of Ligue 1: €464.84 million
  • Income Recoup: €462.57 million
  • Total Balance: €2.27 million

Olympic Lyon didn’t spend big and save extra euros. The net profit for the club stands at €72.68m. However, Paris Saint-german in order to win the Champion League title spends €89.50m in the transfer window, Including 4 free Transfers. Olympique Marseille Spend €47.12m million on transfers. Take a look at the transfer spendings of each Ligue one Club:

RankClubTransfer SpendTransfer IncomeNet Spend
1Olympique Lyon€22.92m€95.60m€72.68m
2LOSC Lille€20.00m€74.46m€54.46m
3Montpellier HSC€200Th.€25.00m€24.80m
4FC Metz€2.50m€21.50m€19.00m
5Stade Brestois 29€9.50m€28.20m€18.70m
6SCO Angers€1.80m€18.10m€16.30m
7RC Strasbourg Alsace€4.50m€16.00m€11.50m
8FC Nantes€7.50m€15.80m€8.30m
9FC Girondins Bordeaux€9.80m€17.86m€8.06m
10Clermont Foot 63N/ANullN/A
11FC Lorient€10.50m€10.00m-€500K
12AS Saint-Etienne€600Th.N/A-€600K
13Stade Reims€16.00m€15.05m-€950K
14RC Lens€20.60m€18.00m-€2.60m
15AS Monaco€45.50m€34.75m-€10.75m
16ESTAC Troyes€21.80mN/A-€21.80m
17OGC Nice€55.00m€25.10m-€29.90m
18Stade Rennais FC€79.50m€45.65m-€33.85m
19Olympique Marseille€47.12m€7.50m-€39.62m
20Paris Saint-Germain€89.50m€11.00m-€78.50m

Summer 2021 Transfer Net Spend:

In the summer of 2021, Ligue 1 club’s spent a total of €395.42 million on transfers but managed to recoup €373.17 taking the combined net spend of Ligue one to -€22.25 million.

January 2022 Transfer Net Spend:

€69.42m was spent on new transfers in January by Ligue 1 clubs. €89.5 m was recouped in selling players taking total net spend for the January window to £19.98m during the January 2022 transfer window which is the highest since 2018.

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