The highest-spending clubs were Liverpool (£165m), Chelsea (£120m), Fulham (£105m) and Leicester City (£100m), representing around 40% of the aggregate gross player transfer expenditure by Premier League clubs.
Neville is quick to disabuse anyone of this notion, however lightly they cling to it.
Matt Le Tissier believes Liverpool FC will be Manchester City's biggest rivals in the Premier League title race this term. I think back to back titles is an obsession for them.
"They have a way of playing that they all know about and Manchester United seem to be not too sure what's going on". I do think they have one over on City.
"The challenge for them is can they repeat that level of energy and that level of focus every three days?, but they are a challenge this year, Liverpool".
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'My view is that first of all is hard for me to believe we finished second when I listen, when I read, not much but sometimes I do, is hard to believe that we finished second because you are capable of making people that finish second look like they were relegated, ' Mourinho said during today's press conference. But they are a challenger this year, Liverpool.
"Maybe there was some interest or a conversation but it's not a case of Monaco not letting me go to Manchester United or denying me the move, nothing ever really materialised". A club that's spent the money they've spent in the past few seasons and the players they've got [should be challenging]. That's an obscene amount of talent.
Indeed, players who are free agents can also be signed up until the August 31 deadline, meaning the Seasiders and Town will have no need to stress if they can't bring in any new faces before the August 9 window closes.
The Qatar-based media company is the incumbent Premier League broadcaster in the region but the new deal sees BeIN Sports retain that role for the next four seasons.
Gary Neville was speaking to promote Cadbury as the official snack partner of the Premier League.