With the deadline passed in the English top-flight, Goal takes a look at who splashed the cash and who favoured a frugal approach during a busy window
#20 Tottenham: £0
Maurico Pochettino opted not to bolster his ranks during the summer window, despite being heavily linked with the likes of Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish, with the Argentine conceding that Spurs favoured a "brave" approach when keeping faith with those already at their disposal.
#19 Crystal Palace: £10m ($13m)
Cheikhou Kouyate was the only player acquired by the Eagles for a fee, with Jordan Ayew taken on loan from Swansea and Vicente Guaita joining on a free alongside the club's most notable addition - Germany international Max Meyer.
#18 Burnley: £19m ($24m)
The Clarets left it late to get their business done, with three moves completed on the same day as Sean Dyche tied up deals for highly-rated defender Ben Gibson, Czech striker Matej Vydra and England international goalkeeper Joe Hart.
#17 Newcastle: £23m ($29m)
Another frustrating window for Rafa Benitez delivered fewer additions that he would have been hoping for, with the Magpies taking Kenedy on loan from Chelsea again, Salomon Rondon from West Brom and Ki Sung-yueng and Federico Fernandez from Swansea City - with the latter demanding a fee to join Fabian Schar and Yoshinori Muto on Tyneside.
#16 Watford: £24m ($31m)
Gerard Deulofeu is now a permanent presence at Vicarage Road, after seeing the option in a loan from Barcelona taken up, while Ben Wilmot, Marc Navarro, Adam Masina, Ken Sema, Ben Foster and Domingos Quina are the other fresh faces in Javi Gracia's squad.
#15 Cardiff: £29m ($37m)
There was no transfer warchest for Neil Warnock to take advantage of in South Wales, with the Bluebirds seeking to find value in the Football League from Josh Murphy, Greg Cunningham, Alex Smithies and Bobby Reid while also landing Harry Arter from Bournemouth and Victor Camarasa from Real Betis.
#14 Huddersfield: £30m ($38m)
Having secured a second season among English football's elite the Terriers spent much of the summer scouring Europe for potential bargains, with Terence Kongolo, Juninho Bacuna, Jonas Lossl, Erik Durm, Adama Diakhaby and Isaac Mbenza among those brought on board by David Wagner.
#13 Brighton: £31m ($40m)
No fewer than 16 deals were completed by the Seagulls over the course of the summer transfer window, with Chris Hughton's efforts to strengthen and add greater depth to his squad seeing him spend big on the likes of Bernardo, Yves Bissouma and club-record signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
#12 Bournemouth: £47m ($60m)
The Cherries shattered their transfer record late in the window to land Jefferson Lerma in a £25m deal, while over £10m was invested in each of Diego Rico and highly-rated Wales international David Brooks.
#11 Southampton: £56m ($72m)
The Saints splashed out £16 million on Mohamed Elyounoussi, while also bringing in Stuart Armstong, Angus Gunn and Jannik Vestergaard prior to taking Danny Ings on loan from Liverpool on transfer deadline day in a deal which includes an option to make him a club-record £20m signing.
#10 Wolves: £59m ($75m)
Another hectic window of recruitment at Molineux as Wolves attempt to establish themselves back in the big time, with Portugal internationals Rui Patricio and Joao Moutinho notable additions along with Adama Traore and Leander Dendoncker - with 12 deals done in total (although Benik Afobe was both signed and loaned out during the same window).
#9 Manchester City: £60m ($77m)
Having swept to a record-breaking Premier League title triumph in 2017-18, Pep Guardiola decided to make just one addition to his ranks - although that single deal was a club-record purchase as Riyad Mahrez arrived from Leicester.
#8 Arsenal: £71m ($91m)
New Gunners boss Unai Emery prioritised defensive reinforcements after inheriting the reins, bringing in Stephan Lichtsteiner, Bernd Leno and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, while added creativity has been found in the middle of the park with the capture of Uruguay international Lucas Torreira.
#7 Manchester United: £82m ($105m)
A frustrating window for Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford which delivered no late deals despite a scramble for a new centre-half, with £52.5 million Brazil international midfielder Fred proving to be the most notable addition ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.
#6 Everton: £89m ($114m)
The Toffees spent big taking Richarlison away from Premier League rivals Watford before switching their sights towards Barcelona, leading to Lucas Digne, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes arriving from Camp Nou - with Bernard another shrewd addition on a free transfer.
#5 West Ham: £99m ($126m)
Manuel Pellegrini can have no complaints at the backing he has received since taking the reins at the London Stadium, with the Hammers complementing the capture of free agents Jack Wilshere and Ryan Fredericks with notable deals for the likes of Lukasz Fabianski, Andriy Yarmolenko, Felipe Anderson, Carlos Sanchez and Lucas Perez.
#4 Leicester: £104m ($133m)
The Foxes invested £20 million-plus in three players over the summer, with James Maddison, Ricardo Pereira and Caglar Soyuncu joining the fold alongside Filip Benkovic, Rachid Ghezzal, Danny Ward and Jonny Evans - with interest also fended off in England international defender Harry Maguire.
#3 Fulham: £105m ($134m)
The Cottagers cannot be accused of displaying a lack of ambition upon their return to the Premier League, with their top three record signings - Jean-Michael Seri, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa and Aleksandar Mitrovic - joining this summer alongside the likes of Alfie Mawson, Joe Bryan and loan stars Andre Schurrle, Calum Chambers and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
#2 Chelsea: £129m ($165m)
The Blues spent over £100 million on just two permanent deals, with Jorginho following Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge from Napoli before Kepa Arrizabalaga became the world's most expensive goalkeeper - with Mateo Kovacic having also joined on loan from Real Madrid and Rob Green signed on a free.
#1 Liverpool: £177m ($226m)
Jurgen Klopp's recruitment business is considered to have pushed the Reds into Premier League title contention, with big money spent completing a deal for Naby Keita, landing versatile Brazilian Fabinho, briefly making Alisson the world's costliest goalkeeper and luring Xherdan Shaqiri away from relegated Stoke.