This represented 72% of aggregate gross player transfer expenditure by Premier League clubs, compared to 54% in summer 2017 (and average of 60% for all summer transfer windows), pointed out Deloitte it appears England's relative success at the 2018 World Cup has not translated through to its clubs investing wholeheartedly in English talent.
"The decision to implement it will be easier to make once mistakes have been ironed out".
Ayew, who has 11 goals in 49 appearances for Ghana, scored 11 times for Swansea last season as he impressed in a struggling side. United comes into the season bogged down by bad news largely linked to its coach, Jose Mourinho, who made it clear he didn't get the players - particularly a central defender - he was hoping for in the transfer window.
Following his performance, his transfer value skyrocketed and he soon became one of the most sought- after defender in Europe.
When asked whether he expected to welcome a fresh additions to his United squad, Mourinho offered these comments: "The information I have is no".
Bairstow departs but England lead past 200
But it was new-ball partner Mohammed Shami who made the breakthrough when Keaton Jennings (11) was lbw playing across the line. The all-rounder looked every inch a top-order batsman as, in tough conditions, he took the game to the India attack.
Maguire has chose to remain with Leicester City and will travel to Old Trafford, not for transfer talks but to play against the Red Devils in their league opener on Friday.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Arsenal's Gabon forward Pierre Emerick Aubamayang, Liverpool's African strikers Saido Mane and Mohammed Salah, Manchester City's Brazilian Jesus are some of the exciting players to watch this season.
Setting the tone and complementing the black/white aesthetic is a solid red neon beam underlining the players' seating area, where new signings Fred and Diogo Dalot have taken their own places.
The move however irked Guardiola who labelled Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis' decision as unprofessional.
The 22-year-old was decent last year, but far from his best, and if Spurs are to challenge Man City this season, the enigmatic midfielder quite simply must rediscover his form from the 2016/17 campaign.
Tottenham spent enormously to reconstruct their stadium and there was little left to commit into bringing more players to beef up the squad.