And as the dust settled on a hectic summer of business, the chance was offered to reflect on some serious spending by League One terms.
Ipswich Town have raised the bar when it comes to buying power, with the likes of Sunderland and Wigan also very aggressive in their recruitment.
But who completed the most eye-catching deals of the summer?
Having a big budget helps, but it doesn’t necessarily mean those with the deepest pockets can complete the best deals.
So we’ve assessed the summer movement and compiled our list of 20 of the most eye-catching buys in League One.
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