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How Man City and Man Utd’s five-year net spend compares to their Premier League rivals

The net spends of Manchester United and Manchester City compared to their Premier League rivals over the last five years.

Manchester City and Manchester United have been competing for major honours over the last decade and they have made several high-profile signings during that time.

Pep Guardiola has repeatedly broken City’s transfer record during that time by adding the likes of Jack Grealish, Kevin De Bruyne and Ruben Dias to his ranks and has helped deliver four Premier League titles, four Carabao Cups, one FA Cup and two Community Shields - and he will hope to add a Champions League win to his list of honours before the end of the season.

United have changed manager on a number of occasions over the last five years, with Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Erik ten Hag all taking the reins at Old Trafford - and all three have spent in the transfer market - although the return on their spending amounts to two Carabao Cup wins and a Europa League win. Both Manchester clubs will no doubt continue to spend in the search of more silverware going forwards - and they will be far from alone as Premier League clubs around the country look to compete in an increasingly competitive transfer market.

ManchesterWorld compares the net spends of City, United and their Premier League rivals over the last five years with figures provided by www.transfermarkt.co.uk.

United have changed manager on a number of occasions over the last five years, with Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Erik ten Hag all taking the reins at Old Trafford - and all three have spent in the transfer market - although the return on their spending amounts to two Carabao Cup wins and a Europa League win. Both Manchester clubs will no doubt continue to spend in the search of more silverware going forwards - and they will be far from alone as Premier League clubs around the country look to compete in an increasingly competitive transfer market.

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