Spurs, Manchester United and Arsenal players star in Premier League January transfer window XI

In what has been the most expensive January transfer window ever for the Premier League, RealSport pick out a combined XI.

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It used to be the case that the January transfer window was a fairly staid affair, used exclusively to respond to injury crises or, in the worst case scenario, adding players in a bid to stave off relegation.

This year, though, saw unprecedented levels of expenditure in the Premier League with £150 million being spent on deadline day, taking the overall outlay of the month to £430 million.

With so much money being spent, it was unsurprising to see a wealth of talent brought into the highest league of English football.

So much talent came in that you could easily build a good team from the transfers made this January. Here is RealSport’s best XI from the Premier League’s January transfer window: