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Top 10 highest-spending managers in history based on transfer expenditure: Emery is in

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Transfer fees are escalating at an alarming rate due to market inflation, but which managers have spent more in history.

  1. Unai Emery – £634.23m

Players purchased: 63 for six different clubs

  1. Rafael Benitez – £677.42m

Players purchased: 92 for seven different clubs

  1. Claudio Ranieri – £720.93m

Players purchased: 95 for 11 different clubs

  1. Roberto Mancini – £721.41m

Players purchased: 79 for six different clubs

  1. Arsene Wenger – £867.38m

Players purchased: 103 for four different clubs

  1. Massimiliano Allegri – £914m

Players purchased: 87 for three different clubs

  1. Manuel Pellegrini – £949.14m

Players purchased: 82 for nine different clubs

  1. Pep Guardiola – £1.03bn

Players purchased: 52 for four different clubs

  1. Carlo Ancelotti – £1.11bn

Players purchased: 85 for eight different clubs

  1. Jose Mourinho – £1.40bn

Players purchased: 97 for seven different clubs

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