Top five most expensive football transfers of all time Revealed

Top five most expensive football transfers of all time Revealed

Football transfer as expected would always make the round in world football especially when the big guns are involved in the transfer market.

It’s mostly interesting to note in the club's website as to the player that has moved to join or is leaving any of these transfer giants as the case may be in the round leather game.

Such would always be the case when the likes of Chelsea, PSG and Liverpool go into the transfer market spending big.

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Though Arsenal is a top side they don’t spend enough cash in the transfer market as we've seen repeatedly in past seasons.

And it could be why they are struggling up the Premier League radar though they’ve got top-quality players like Bukayo Saka and Pierre- Emerick Aubameyang going forward this term.

Following the big spending spree in the concluded summer, evaluates the top five most expensive football transfers at the moment.


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The Brazilians move to the French capital Paris (PSG) was widely received in the football world as though Barca fans were unhappy with the exit of their star player.

With the move back then, it was stated in some sect of the media that Argentine forward Leo Messi wasn’t happy and that he could make a possible exit at that time from Catalan giants.

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It proved to be decisive as Barca’s touted attacking diadem was halted as regards the MSN- the Messi, Suarez, Neymar partnership.

It grew wide with many faulting Barcelona’s administrative systems as to the reason for the breakdown in contract talks with the club.

While PSG took the stance to flaunt their financial muscle as they broke the bank to bring in the talismanic Brazilian forward Neymar to Paris.


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It appears that PSG is growing to be one of the brands making stock in European transfer as they overtook the giants of Manchester United and Real Madrid in making huge transfer acquisitions.

The signing of French prodigy Mbappe was a record tee and a massive statement to where the power lies as PSG took time to unsettle other side in the bid for the French star signature.

And in all ramifications, Mbappe has lived up to the billing in terms of the performance and his goal-scoring record though PSG is yet to actually meet their target which winning the UEFA Champions League as a sign that they are part of the elite clubs.



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Barcelona came alive in the signing of star forward Coutinho who’ve tested De Gea's goalkeeping relevance in recent weeks then when he was at Anfield, Liverpool.

It was a game between Liverpool and Manchester United as the Spanish goalie stood strong to make such a magnificent save in the encounter.

He tipped away Coutinho's long-range drive while the club's intermediaries around the globe were watching Coutinho’s talent on display on the occasion.

His showing and other strings of fine performance alongside (Mo) Salah and (Sadio) Mane earned him the big move to Barcelona.

While Real Madrid was hard done in the scenario as they were also interested in bringing Coutinho to the Bernabeu Stadium.

Joao Felix (Benfica to Athletico Madrid)

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Portuguese talent was explosive at Benfica as he was impressive at his native clubs in Portugal.

He’s thrived under the watch of Argentine boss Diego Simeone whose been trying to win the Champions League for the La Liga champions.

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He is touted as a possible replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal as age is gradually catching up on the Portuguese skipper, though Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Luxembourg in the World Cup qualifier.

He’s been excellent for the Madrid side though injury has slowed his career a bit since he moved from Benfica to join the Spanish giants two seasons ago.

Antoine Greizmann (Athletico Madrid to Barcelona)

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Athletic Madrid would once again be involved here as Antoine Greizmann moved to join rivals Barcelona at Camp Nou.

Though he’s returned back to Athletico Madrid just before the end of the transfer window this summer, his move then drew rare views around the globe.

He was relatively Athletico’s stand-out player and any time he’s injured Diego someone would be forced to tweak his team formation to get a decent result in match situations as the case may be.

He is such a top play and his move then was expected to revive the Barcelona attacking triangle following the exit of Neymar at the club.                            

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