Premier League clubs had spent £88m going into transfer deadline day and that figure is likely to pass the £100m mark with QPR's £12.5m signing of Christophe Samba alone.
So poor has the defending been in English football this season, clubs decided to bring in more attacking players, including defensive dunces QPR.
Here's a rundown of the window signings.
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