So since the second coming of yanks they have spent
Total 105m - One of them players is proven international quality
Worlds gone mad
They were all key players for their previous teams, combined with them being on relatively low wages and fairly young, the transfer fees went up. I'd agree all seem over priced, but it's often better to pay a bit extra to get what you want and I get the impession the age and nationality of targets was important to NESV.
As long as Joe Cole and few others stay about, they have still got a fair bit of waste. But I wouldn't write any of those players purchased, completely off.