These teams had the most activity in the last year

Football transfer activity has become an essential component of the game as it continues to develop. By adding new talent and selling players who no longer fit their plans, clubs are continuously seeking to enhance their squads. There were several clubs in 2022 that stood out for the number of players they sold. The top 10 clubs with the most transfers leaving in 2022 are listed below:

10. Manchester City (31)

According to reports, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, and Aleks Zinchenko are among the 31 Manchester City outgoing transfers in 2022. Sheikh Mansour, a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, is the club’s owner and has made significant investments in it since acquiring control in 2008. With a net value of more than $4 billion, Manchester City has grown to become one of the richest sports teams in the world. Manchester City had 31 outgoing transfers in 2022 as their income after selling players was €159.90m and they spend €150.50m on rebuilding the squad their overall balance is €9.40m.

9. FC Porto (31)

FC Porto has produced youthful talents like Ruben Neves, Diogo Dalot, and Andre Silva, who have been sold to top European clubs. The team is recognised for its sturdy defensive, rapid counter-attacks, and aggressive midfield. FC Porto has the most fans in Portugal. However, The club plays at 50,033-seat Estádio do Drago. The stadium’s dragon-shaped roof makes it one of Europe’s most impressive. Investors own club president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa. In 2022, FC Porto had 31 outgoing transactions after earning €86.05m and spending €48.00m on squad development.

8. FC Midtjylland (31)

FC Midtjylland had 31 outgoing transfers in 2022 their income after selling the players was €29.45m and they only spent €10.00m on buying the players their overall balance left was €19.45m. The professional football team FC Midtjylland, usually known as FCM, is situated in Herning, Denmark. The squad is renowned for its potent youth academy, which has given rise to a number of elite athletes.

The group is well recognised for their possession-based approach, which aims to control play and produce scoring opportunities. The 11,800-seat MCH Arena serves as Midtjylland’s home field. Also, the team enjoys one of the highest levels of fan loyalty in Denmark. A consortium of investors, including Rasmus Ankersen, the club’s chairman, owns Midtjylland. The team is renowned for its cutting-edge approach to the game of football, which includes sports science and data-driven player recruitment.

7. Arsenal (31)

With 31 smart outgoing transfers during the 2022 transfer window, Arsenal underwent a transformation. Given that their revenue from sales was €23.80 million and their spending was €181.06 million, they have purchased more players than they have sold. They are enjoying the 2022-2023 season at the top of the table. Arsenal has a long history of playing a fluid and appealing style of football known as the “Arsenal way,” and has produced some of the game’s finest players.

The Emirates Stadium, which seats 60,704, is where the team plays its home games. Finally, the stadium was inaugurated in 2006 and is well-known for its modern facilities and lively atmosphere. Stan Kroenke, an American businessman, owns the club, and Mikel Arteta is the head coach.

6. Watford (34)

Watford makes it to the list with 34 outgoing transfers in 2022. The English club are yet to win the topflight title since the club was made in 1881. However, they have done great business in the 2022 transfer market as they generated an income of €60.33m and only spent a sum of €16.56m on buying players. Vicarage Road Stadium is Watford’s home field, and it can hold up to 22,000 people.

5. Benfica (34)

Roger Schmidt has done some real business in the 2022 transfer market as the manager has had 34 outgoing transfers for the club. Benfica earned a sum amount of €139.30m from selling players and spent only €88.80m to build the squad. They are dominating the league so far as they are at the top of the table. They play their home games at the Estádio da Luz, which holds 65,647 people.

4. Paris Saint Germain (35)

PSG are one of the strongest teams in the world with the best players in the world. They had 35 outgoing transfers in 2022. Their income from selling players was €59.30m and expenditure on buying players was €147.50m. With the best squad of their lifetime so far PSG hopes to win the Champions League in the 2022-2023 campaign.

3. Sporting CP (38)

Rúben Amorim has done some smart business for the club as the Portugal giants have had 38 outgoing transfers in 2022. The club had an income of €119.80m from the departures and spent only €45.95m. Also, with 18 Primeira Liga titles, 16 Taca de Portugal trophies, and two Taca da Liga trophies under their belt, Sporting CP is one of Portugal’s most successful clubs. Through their academy, they have a long history of developing young talent and selling them to Europe’s top clubs.

2. Dinamo Zagreb (40)

The Croatian club makes it second on the list with 40 outgoing transfers. The club played a key role in Croatia’s successful 3rd finish in the FIFA World Cup 2022 as the club sent 9 players to the national team. Also, the club generated an income of €19.95m from the departures and spent only €7.00m in the transfer window.

1. Shakhtar Donetsk (51)

The Ukrainian club leads the list with 51 outgoing transfers in 2022. FIFA’s emergency transfer rules following Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine in February allowed players with Ukrainian clubs to suspend their contracts and leave on loan deals, which is reflected in Shakhtar‘s total. Also, they generated an income of €114.80m from the departures and only spent €7.60m on the squad.

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