tottenham hotspur's transfer signings

Spurs have always been known as a buying club.  
No, honestly.  
Here is a table showing the cost of Tottenham's transfer dealings over the years 
(all figures are estimated fees as details are not generally announced).
[(cond.) = maximum fee, conditional on meeting certain appearance/success criteria]

PLAYER FROM DATE FEE
Moussa Sissoko Newcastle United 31st August 2016 30,000,000 (cond.)
Erik Lamela AS Roma (Italy) 30th August 2013 30,000,000 (cond.)
Roberto Soldado Valencia (Spain) 2nd August 2013 26,200,000 (cond.)
David Bentley Blackburn Rovers 30 July 2008 17,000,000 (cond.)
Paulinho Corinthians (Brazil) 6th July 2013 Just under 17,000,000 (cond.)
Luka Modric Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) May 2008 16,500,000
Darren Bent Charlton Athletic June 2007 16,500,000
Robbie Keane Liverpool February 2009 16,000,000 (cond.)
Mousa Dembele Fulham 30th August 2012 15,000,000
Jermain Defoe Portsmouth January 2009 15,000,000
Roman Pavlyuchenko Spartak Moscow (Russia) August 2008 14,000,000
Wilson Palacios Wigan Athletic January 2009 12,000,000
Christian Eriksen Ajax (Holland) 30th August 2013 11,500,000
Toby Alderweireld Atletico Madrid (Spain) 8th July 2015 11,500,000 (cond.)
Hugo Lloris Olympique Lyonnais (France) 31st August 2012 11,000,000 (cond.)
Sergei Rebrov Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) May 2000 11,000,000
Dimitar Berbatov Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) July 2006 10,900,000
Ben Davies Swansea City 23 July 2014 10,000,000 (swap for Gylfi Sigurdsson)
Georges-Kevin N'Koudou Marseille (France) 31st August 2016 9,000,000
Vlad Chiriches Steaua Bucharesti (Romania) 30th August 2013 9,000,000
Etienne Capoue Toulouse (France) 15th August 2013 9,000,000
Peter Crouch Portsmouth July 2009 9,000,000
Alan Hutton Glasgow Rangers January 2008 9,000,000
Giovani Dos Santos Barcelona (Spain) June 2008 8,600,000 (cond.)
Vedran Corluka Manchester City September 2008 8,500,000
Sandro Internacional (Brazil) March 2010 8,400,000
Didier Zokora St Etienne (France) June 2006 8,200,000
Younes Kaboul Auxerre (France) July 2007 8,200,000
Dean Richards Southampton September 2001 8,100,000
Sebastien Bassong Newcastle United August 2009 8,000,000
Jonathan Woodgate Middlesbrough January 2008 8,000,000
Rafael van der Vaart Real Madrid (Spain) September 2010 8,000,000
Gylfi Sigurdsson 1899 Hoffenheim (Germany) July 2012 8,000,000
Nacer Chadli FC Twente Enschede (Holland) 25th July 2013 7,000,000
Kyle Naughton Sheffield United July 2009 7,000,000
Gareth Bale Southampton May 2007 7,000,000
Jermaine Jenas Newcastle United August 2005 7,000,000
Jermain Defoe West Ham United February 2004 7,000,000
Robbie Keane Leeds United August 2002 7,000,000
Les Ferdinand Newcastle United August 1997 7,000,000
Helder Postiga FC Porto (Portugal) June 2003 6,250,000 (cond.)
Federico Fazio Sevilla (Spain) 25th August 2014 6,000,000
Clint Dempsey Fulham 31st August 2012 6,000,000
Scott Parker West Ham United August 2011 5,500,000
Pascal Chimbonda Wigan Athletic August 2006 5,500,000
Kevin-Prince Boateng Hertha Berlin (Germany) July 2007 5,400,000
Dele Alli MK Dons January 2015 5,000,000
Emmanuel Adebayor Manchester City 21 August 2012 5,000,000
Ben Thatcher Wimbledon July 2000 5,000,000
Benjamin Stambouli Montpelier (France) 1st September 2014 4,700,000
Chris Armstrong Crystal Palace June 1995 4,500,000
Kevin Wimmer FC Koln (Germany) 29th May 2015 4,300,000
Ruel Fox Newcastle United October 1995 4,200,000
Eric Dier Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) 2nd August 2014 4,000,000
Andy Reid Nottingham Forest January 2005 4,000,000* (part of dual 8m deal)
Michael Dawson Nottingham Forest January 2005 4,000,000* (part of dual 8m deal)
Tim Sherwood Blackburn Rovers February 1999 4,000,000
Chris Perry Wimbledon July 1999 4,000,000
Christian Ziege Liverpool July 2001 4,000,000
Ramon Vega Cagliari (Italy) January 1997 3,750,000
Kieran Trippier Burnley 19th June 2015 3,500,000
Steven Pienaar Everton January 2011 3,500,000
Mido AS Roma (Italy) August 2006 3,500,000 (cond.)
Frederic Kanoute West Ham United August 2003 3,500,000
Oyvind Leonhardsen Liverpool August 1999 3,500,000
Ricardo Rocha Benfica (Portugal) January 2007 3,300,000
Kyle Walker Sheffield United July 2009 3,000,000
Pascal Chimbonda Sunderland January 2009 3,000,000
Chris Gunter Cardiff City January 2008 3,000,000 (cond.)
Calum Davenport Coventry City August 2004 3,000,000 (cond.)
Sean Davis Fulham July 2004 3,000,000
Michael Carrick West Ham United August 2004 3,000,000
Gheorge Popescu PSV Eindhoven (Holland) September 1994 2,900,000
Steffen Iversen Rosenborg (Norway) December 1996 2,700,000
Ilie Dumitrescu Steaua Bucharest (Romania) August 1994 2,600,000
John Scales Liverpool December 1996 2,600,000
Steed Malbranque Fulham August 2006 2,500,000
David Ginola Newcastle United August 1997 2,500,000
DeAndre Yedlin Seattle Sounders (USA) 13th August 2014 2,400,000
Moussa Saib Valencia (Spain) February 1998 2,300,000
Teddy Sheringham Nottingham Forest August 1992 2,100,000
Pedro Mendes FC Porto (Portugal) July 2004 2,010,000
Souleymane Coulibaly AC Siena (Italy) July 2011 2,000,000
Hossam Ghaly Feyenoord (Holland) January 2006 2,000,000
Grzegorz Rasiak Derby County August 2005 2,000,000
Darren Anderton Portsmouth July 1992 2,000,000
Gordon Durie Chelsea August 1991 2,000,000
Paul Gascoigne Newcastle United July 1988 2,000,000
Jurgen Klinsmann Monaco (France) July 1994 2,000,000
Dean Perrett Queens Park Rangers January 2007 2,000,000 (cond.)
Da Silva Gilberto Hertha Berlin (Germany) January 2008 1,900,000
Jason Dozzell Ipswich Town August 1993 1,900,000
Mauricio Taricco Ipswich Town December 1998 1,775,000
Paul Robinson Leeds United May 2004 1,700,000
Noe Pamarot Nice (France) August 2004 1,700,000
Paul Stewart Manchester City June 1988 1,700,000
Allan Nielsen Brondby (Denmark) August 1996 1,650,000
Jose Dominguez Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) August 1997 1,600,000
Lewis Holtby Schalke 04 (Germany) January 2013 1,500,000
Bongani Khumalo SuperSport United (South Africa) January 2011 1,500,000
Aaron Lennon Leeds United July 2005 1,500,000
Thimothee Atouba FC Basle (Switzerland) August 2004 1,500,000
Bobby Zamora Brighton and Hove Albion July 2003 1,500,000
Willem Korsten Vitesse Arnhem (Holland) July 1999 1,500,000
Andy Sinton Sheffield Wednesday January 1996 1,500,000
Goran Bunjevcevic Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia) June 2001 1,400,000
Lee Young-Pyo PSV Eindhoven (Holland) August 2005 1,360,000
Colin Calderwood Swindon Town July 1993 1,250,000
Gary Lineker Barcelona (Spain) June 1989 1,200,000
Gustavo Poyet Chelsea June 2001 1,000,000+
Danny Rose Leeds United July 2007 1,000,000
Gary Doherty Luton Town April 2000 1,000,000
Anthony Gardner Port Vale January 2000 965,000
Ben Alnwick Sunderland 2nd January 2007 900,000 (up to 1.3m cond.)
Kevin Scott Newcastle United February 1994 850,000
Jonathan Blondel Mouscron Excelsior (Belgium) July 2002 800,000
Steve Archibald Aberdeen May 1980 800,000
Simon Davies Peterborough United January 2000 750,000
Richard Gough Dundee United August 1986 750,000
Neil Ruddock Southampton May 1992 750,000
Steve Sedgley Coventry City July 1989 750,000
Noureddine Naybet Deportivo La Coruna (Spain) August 2004 700,000
Jason Cundy Chelsea June 1992 700,000
Andy Gray Crystal Palace June 1992 700,000
Clive Allen Queens Park Rangers August 1984 700,000
Leigh Mills Swindon Town July 2004 700,000 (cond.)
John Bostock Crystal Palace July 2008 700,000 (cond.)
Garth Crooks Stoke City July 1980 650,000
Steve Hodge Aston Villa December 1986 650,000
Chris Waddle Newcastle United July 1980 650,000
Rodrigo Defendi Cruzeiro (Brazil) August 2004 600,000
Steffen Freund Borussia Dortmund (Germany) December 1998 600,000
Nico Claesen Standard Liege (Belgium) October 1986 600,000
Pat van den Hauwe Everton August 1989 575,000
Terry Fenwick Queens Park Rangers December 1987 550,000
Dean Austin Southend United June 1992 525,000
Michael Brown Sheffield United January 2004 500,000
Matthew Etherington Peterborough United January 2000 500,000
Paul Walsh Liverpool February 1988 500,000
Owen Price Charlton Athletic May 2000 450,000
Alan Brazil Ipswich Town March 1983 450,000
David Kerslake Leeds United September 1993 450,000
Paul Allen West Ham United June 1985 400,000
Nayim Barcelona (Spain) November 1988 400,000
Peter Taylor Crystal Palace September 1976 400,000
Erik Thorstvedt IFK Gothenburg (Sweden) December 1988 400,000
Chris Fairclough Nottingham Forest June 1987 385,000
John Chiedozie Notts. County August 1984 375,000
Bobby Mimms Everton February 1988 375,000
Ricardo Villa Racing Club (Argentina) June 1978 375,000
Gary Stevens Brighton June 1983 350,000
Osvaldo Ardiles Huracan (Argentina) June 1978 325,000
Peter Beadle Gillingham June 1992 300,000
Ray Clemence Liverpool August 1981 300,000
Mitchell Thomas Luton Town July 1986 275,000
Terry Yorath Coventry City August 1979 275,000
Stephen Ferguson East Fife December 2000 250,000
Johnny Metgod Nottingham Forest July 1987 250,000
Paul Price Luton Town June 1981 250,000
Ronnie Rosenthal Liverpool January 1994 250,000
Danny Thomas Coventry City June 1983 250,000
John Lacy Fulham July 1978 200,000
Martin Peters West Ham United March 1970 200,000
Ralph Coates Burnley May 1971 190,000
Jurgen Klinsmann Sampdoria (Italy) December 1997 175,000
Alfie Conn Glasgow Rangers July 1974 150,000
John Duncan Dundee October 1974 150,000
Justin Edinburgh Southend United July 1990 150,000
Gordon Smith Aston Villa August 1976 150,000
Martin Chivers Southampton January 1968 125,000
Gary Mabbutt Bristol Rovers August 1982 120,000
Roger Morgan Queens Park Rangers February 1969 110,000
Michael Malcolm Wycombe Wanderers May 2000 100,000 (cond.)
Milija Aleksic Luton Town December 1978 100,000
Jimmy Holmes Coventry City March 1977 100,000
Gerard McMahon Glenavon 
(Northern Ireland)
July 1992 100,000
Jimmy Greaves AC Milan (Italy) December 1961 99,999
Mike England Blackburn Rovers August 1966 95,000
Don McAllister Bolton Wanderers February 1975 80,000
Terry Venables Chelsea May 1966 80,000
Ian Moores Stoke City August 1976 75,000
Alan Gilzean Dundee December 1964 72,500
Alan Mullery Fulham March 1964 72,500
John Gorman Carlisle United November 1976 60,000
Colin Lee Torquay United October 1977 60,000
David Jenkins  Arsenal October 1968 55,000
Micky Hazard Swindon Town 1993 50,000
John Hendry Dundee July 1990 50,000
Mark Robson Exeter City July 1987 50,000
Neil Ruddock Millwall March 1986 50,000
Cyril Knowles Middlesbrough May 1964 45,000
Laurie Brown Arsenal February 1964 40,000
Cliff Jones Swansea Town February 1958 35,000
Graham Roberts Weymouth May 1980 35,000
Dave Mackay Heart of Midlothian March 1959 32,000
Danny Blanchflower Aston Villa December 1954 30,000
Tony Galvin Goole Town January 1978 30,000
Maurice Norman Norwich City November 1955 28,000
Pat Jennings Watford May 1963 27,000
Alf Ramsey Southampton May 1949 21,000
John White Falkirk October 1959 20,000
Les Allen Chelsea December 1959 20,000 (Exchange for Johnny Brooks)
Dennis Bond Watford March 1967 20,000
John Smith West Ham United March 1960 20,000
Bobby Smith Chelsea 21st December 1955 16,000
Jim Iley Sheffield United August 1957 16,000
Billy Rees Cardiff City July 1949 14,000
Alex Wright Barnsley September 1950 12,000
Dave Dunmore York City February 1954 10,500
Bert Sproston Leeds United June 1938 9,500
John Ryden Accrington Stanley November 1955 8,400
Ken Hancock Ipswich Town March 1969 7,000
Andy Duncan Hull City March 1935 6,000
Ted Harper Sheffield Wednesday March 1929 5,500
David Leworthy Fareham Town August 1984 5,000
Harry Clarke Lovell's Athletic 4 March 1949 4,250
Dick Rowley Southampton February 1930 3,750
Billy Davies Notts. County February 1930 3,400
Johnny Brooks Reading February 1953 3,000
Willie Hall - - 1932 3,000
Allan Hall Bradford City June 1933 3,000
Frank Osborne Fulham January 1924 3,000
Jimmy Brain Arsenal 10 September 1931 2,500
Les Dicker Chelmsford City June 1951 2,000
Fanny Walden Northampton Town April 1913 1,700
Charlie Brittain Northampton Town 19 October 1911 1,100 (incl. Walter Tull)
Jack Elkes Southampton May 1923 1,000
Tom Roberts Preston North End May 1919 1,000
Sammy Brooks Wolverhampton Wanderers July 1922 500
Bert Elkin Stockport December 1909 500
Jack Curtis Gainsborough Trinity April 1909 375
Walter Bull Notts. County May 1904 300
Alec Lindsay Raith Rovers August 1919 250
Bert Smith Huddersfield Town Summer 1919 150
Archie Turner Derby County January 1904 100
Dennis Uphill Peasedown Miners Welfare September 1949 100
Ivor Brown Ripley Town November 1909 80
Harry Lowe Brighton & Hove Albion April 1914 75
Herbert Chapman Northampton Town March 1905 75
John Tate West Stanley February 1913 50
Solomon Upton Kettering Town December 1911 50
Bert Bliss Willenhall Pickwick April 1912 50
Max Seeburg Chelsea August 1908 30
Art Rule Millwall Athletic March 1899 10
Michel Vorm Swansea City 23 July 2014 Free (??)
Cristian Ceballos Barcelona July 2011 Free
Brad Friedel Aston Villa July 2011 Free
William Gallas Arsenal August 2010 Free
Edgar Davids Internazionale (Italy) August 2005 Free
Spase Divelski PSV Eindhoven (Holland) August 2004 Free
Diego Bortolozzo Unattached July 2002 Free
Rohan Ricketts Arsenal July 2002 Free
Jamie Redknapp Liverpool April 2002 Free
Milenko Acimovic Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia) April 2002 Free
Teddy Sheringham Manchester United May 2001 Free
Neil Sullivan Wimbledon July 2000 Free
Roger Nilsen Sheffield United March 1999 Free
Paolo Tramezzani Piacenza (Italy) June 1998 Free
Nicola Berti Inter Milan (Italy) January 1997 Free
Frode Grodas Chelsea   Free
Clive Wilson Queens Park Rangers June 1995 Free
Pat Jennings Arsenal 1985 Free
Wayne Routledge Crystal Palace July 2005 Undisclosed
Jon Jonssen IFK Hasselholm  (Sweden) June 2000 Undisclosed
David McEwen Dulwich Hamlet February 2000 Undisclosed
Gudni Bergsson Valur (Iceland) December 1988 Undisclosed
Gerry Armstrong Bangor (Northern Ireland) November 1975 Undisclosed

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