The summer transfer window has slammed firmly shut, and Newcastle have yet again having failed to break their record transfer fee – held by Michael Owen’s £16M arrival from Real Madrid over a decade ago.

An immensely frustrating summer has now cast fresh doubt over the future of our much-admired manager, Rafael Benitez. Newcastle’s total spend was lower than that of fellow promoted sides Brighton and Huddersfield which is simply unacceptable.

Here, we take a look at Newcastle United’s most expensive acquisitions from each season (summer & winter transfer windows) since that catastrophe of a transfer (2005-2017).

Give our quiz a go and see how much you know about the price of United’s signings over the past decade!


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Most expensive signing of 06/07 season