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By Martyn Herman LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - English clubs took their spending on players for the season soaring past 1 billion pounds on Monday, but the biggest signing on transfer deadline day was that of a manager as Manchester City confirmed Pep Guardiola will take over this summer. A relatively quiet final day for Europe's mid-season transfer window saw the biggest deals done by mid-table Premier League clubs. Everton shelled out 13.5 million pounds to bring Senegal striker Oumar Niasse from Russian Premier League club Lokomotiv Moscow while Stoke City shattered their club record by signing French midfielder Giannelli Imbula from Porto for 18.3 million pounds shortly before the window closed. > read whole article



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