Top 10 Most Expensive Football Transfer

If you don't know the most expensive football transfer players ever, you are missing out. You have to know as a football fan, therefore we bring to you the list of the most expensive transfer ever made in the history of football.


10  Luis Suarez

In 2014, The Uruguayan striker left Liverpool to join Lionel Messi in Barcelona for a fee of €82 euros. Being formerly known for various controversies including a biting incident at the 2014 World Cup, the Uruguayan has since primarily focussed on scoring goals. In 2015-2016 he won the European Golden Shoe.

9  Virgil van Dijk

J├╝rgen Klopp has had his eye on him: Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch defender has moved from Southampton to Merseyside for a fee of €84.5 million - setting a new world record for a defender. After conceding 23 goals in 20 Premier League games so far, Klopp has been reminded often enough that he needs to strengthen his defense and this is the price that the club have to pay.

8 Romelo Lukaku

The Belgium International moved to Manchester United with a transfer fee of  €84.7 million from Everton. After his move to Old Trafford, Lukaku became the most expensive striker in English history. However, Lukaku has been under heavy criticism as recent performances have fallen short of expectations. Luks has been in the score-sheet with 10 goals in this Premier League season.

7 Gonzalo Higuain

The Argentinian man a remarkable and wonderful 2015/2016 season with 36 goals in 35 league appearances with Napoli. Italy's record champions Juventus were eager to sign the Argentinian striker, paying 90 million euros for his services. Although Napoli's supporters weren't happy over the transfer of their striker.

6 Cristiano Ronaldo

We don't know whether Cristiano Ronaldo dislikes the fact his 94-million-euro-move from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 has regressed to sixth place. Ronaldo still in the list of world's most expensive player for four years. Winning this year's Ballon d'Or may increase his valuability in the trasnfer market despite his age. He has been one of the best player ever in the history of football.

5  Gareth Bale

Welsh superstar Gareth Bale became the world's most expensive player in 2013, being transferred to Real Madrid for a fee of €100 million after a six-year stint at Tottenham Hotspur. His move remains the most costly signing ever finalized by the Spanish club.

4 Paul Pogba

In 2016, Manchester United's signing of French international Paul Pogba for a fee of €105 million was not only the summer's most notable transfer news - the deal also broke the world transfer record. Pogba left Juventus to return to his former club on a five-year contract but the transfer record would be broken just a year after.

3 Ousmane Dembele

The 20-year-old was one of Dortmund's most exciting and promising players. His fantastic play for Dortmund for just a year made the La Liga giant Barcelona seeking for his services. Dembele transfered to Barca for €105 million which made the most expensive transfer in the history of football over a German club.

2 Philippe Coutinho

Want to talk about profit? Liverpool gained huge amount of money for the sale of Coutinho to Barcelona. The Reds bought him for €13 million from Inter Milan in January 2013. Five years later, the English club sold the Brazilian playmaker for a reported €120 million fee (which could increase to €160 million) making him one of the most expensive transfer in football history. A pretty good turnover, right?

1 Neymar

Who could afford to buy a player for €222 million? Qatari owned French giants Paris Saint-Germain are certainly one of the very few clubs in the globe capable of it. The Brazilian star Neymar had no option of staying in Barca because of the huge offer from the French side PSG which made him the world's most expensive footballer.

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