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The top 10 most expensive transfers in soccer history

2017-08-17 11:42

The summer transfer window is now officially open and from Real Madrid to Manchester United, every top-class team is looking to strengthen their squad. With deals resulting in more than £1bn being spent across England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France already, players continue raking in the money while their teams go head-to-head in the pursuit of glory.

Since money seems to be on the minds of many at the moment, we figured we’d list the most expensive all-time transfers in soccer. We apologise for any pain that might be caused by the figures that follow.

10. James Rodriguez: Monaco to Real Madrid, €79.8M (2014)

9. Alvaro Morata: Real Madrid to Chelsea, €80M (2017)

8. Luis Suarez: Liverpool to Barcelona, €81.7M (2014)

7. Romelu Lukaku: Everton to Manchester United, €85.5M (2017)

6. Neymar: Santos to Barcelona, €86.2M (2013)

5. Gonzalo Higuain: Napoli to Juventus, €90M (2016)

4. Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United to Real Madrid, €94M (2009)

3. Gareth Bale: Tottenham to Real Madrid, €100.8M (2013)

2. Paul Pogba: Juventus to Manchester United, €105M (2016)

1. Neymar: Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, €222M (2017)

 

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