Top 100 most expensive transfers

Football transfers have been quiet for some time during the pandemic. Clubs had less income when they played for empty stadiums. So there wasn’t enough money to spent on new players. Now the virus isn’t influencing football anymore, clubs are spending loads of money again. Therefore we decided to take a look at the top 100 most expensive transfers.

Manchester City

Manchester City is the top buying club in this list. 15 of the top 100 players are bought by Manchester City. With a total value of almost 825 million GBP.  An average of 45 million per player.  A club like PSG leads the list with the two most expensive transfers. In total only 6 transfers in the top 100 are bought by Paris Saint-Germain. The value of 566 million is very impressive with only 6 players. An average of 94 million per player. Which is the highest average out of all clubs in this list.

Up-to-date list

This list is updated as much as possible. As soon as new transfer make it to the top 100 most expensive transfers we will put them into this list. Do you feel we missed out on a specific transfer? Don’t hesitate to contact us and we will update it immediately!

Pos.PlayerClub fromClub toYearFee
1NeymarBarcelona PSG2017£198.000.000
2Kylian MbappeMonaco PSG2017£166.000.000
3Philippe CoutinhoLiverpool Barcelona2018£142.000.000
4Joao FelixBenfica Atletico Madrid2019£114.000.000
5Antoine GriezmannAtletico Madrid Barcelona2019£107.000.000
6Eden HazardChelsea Real Madrid2019£103.500.000
7Jack GrealishAston Villa Manchester City2021£100.000.000
8Cristiano RonaldoReal Madrid Juventus2018£100.000.000
9Romelu LukakuInter Chelsea2021£97.500.000
10Ousmane DembeleBorussia Dortmund Barcelona2017£96.800.000
11Paul PogbaJuventus Manchester United2016£89.000.000
12Harry MaguireLeicester City Manchester United2019£87.000.000
12Mykhalo MudrykShakthar DonetskChelsea2023£87.000.000
14AntonyAjax Manchester United2022£82.000.000
15Cristiano RonaldoManchester United Real Madrid2009£80.000.000
16Gareth BaleTottenham Real Madrid2013£78.171.930
17Gonzalo HiguainNapoli Juventus2016£75.300.000
18Romelu LukakuEvertonManchester United2017£75.000.000
18Virgil van DijkSouthamptonLiverpool2018£75.000.000
20Romelu LukakuManchester United Inter2019£74.000.000
21Jadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund Manchester United2021£73.000.000
22Nicolas PepeLille Arsenal2019£72.000.000
22Kai HavertzBayer Leverkusen Chelsea2020£72.000.000
24Kepa ArrizabalagaAthletic Club Chelsea2018£71.600.000
25NeymarSantos Barcelona2013£71.400.000
26Wesley FofanaLeicester City Chelsea2022£70.000.000
27Aurelien TchouameniMonaco Real Madrid2022£69.400.000
27Lucas HernandezAtletico Madrid Bayern Munich2019£68.000.000
29Matthijs de LigtAjaxJuventus2019£67.500.000
30Alisson BeckerRomaLiverpool2018£66.800.000
31Arthur MeloBarcelona Juventus2020£66.000.000
32Luis SuarezLiverpool Barcelona2014£65.000.000
32Frenkie de JongAjax Barcelona2019£65.000.000
34Darwin NunezBenfica Liverpool2022£64.000.000
34Tanguy NdombeleLyonTottenham2019£64.000.000
36Pierre-Emerick AubameyangBorussia Dortmund Arsenal2018£63.500.000
37James RodriguezMonaco Real Madrid2014£63.000.000
37RodriAtletico Madrid Manchester City2019£63.000.000
37Zlatan IbrahimovicInterBarcelona2009£63.000.000
37Alexander IsakReal Sociedad Newcastle United2022£63.000.000
37Thomas LemarMonaco Atletico Madrid2018£63.000.000
42Luka JovicEintracht Frankfurt Real Madrid2019£62.000.000
42Miralem PjanicJuventus Barcelona2020£62.000.000
44Ruben DiasBenfica Manchester City2020£61.640.000
45Matthijs de LigtJuventus Bayern Munich2022£60.300.000
46CasemiroReal Madrid Manchester United2022£60.000.000
46Riyad MahrezLeicester CityManchester City2019£60.000.000
46Joao CanceloJuventus Manchester City2019£60.000.000
46OscarChelsea Shanghai SIPG2017£60.000.000
50Angel Di MariaReal Madrid Manchester United2014£59.700.000
51Dusan VlahovicFiorentina Juventus2022£58.300.000
52Alvaro MorataReal Madrid Chelsea2017£58.000.000
53Christian PulisicBorussia Dortmund Chelsea2019£57.600.000
54Aymeric LaporteAthletic Club Manchester City2018£57.000.000
55Marc CucurellaBrighton Chelsea2022£56.000.000
56KakaAC MilanReal Madrid2009£56.000.000
57Kevin De BruyneWolfsburgManchester City2015£55.000.000
58Edinson CavaniNapoli PSG2013£55.000.000
59Leroy SaneManchester City Bayern Munich2020£54.800.000
60Achraf HakimiInter PSG2021£53.000.000
61Naby KeitaRB LeipzigLiverpool2018£52.750.000
62FredShakhtar DonetskManchester United2018£52.000.000
62Benjamin MendyMonaco Manchester City2017£52.000.000
64JorginhoNapoli Chelsea2018£51.250.000
65Erling HaalandBorussia DortmundManchester City2022£51.000.000
66David LuizChelsea PSG2014£50.000.000
66Fernando TorresLiverpool Chelsea2011£50.000.000
66Ben WhiteBrighton Arsenal2021£50.000.000
66RicharlisonEvertonTottenham2022£50.000.000
66Ben ChilwellLeicester City Chelsea2020£50.000.000
71Raheem SterlingLiverpool Manchester City2015£49.000.000
71RaphinhaLeeds United Barcelona2022£49.000.000
71HulkZenit Shanghai SIPG2016£49.000.000
74Diego CostaChelsea Atletico Madrid2018£48.550.000
75Ferran TorresManchester City Barcelona2021£48.400.000
76Lisandro MartinezAjax Manchester United2022£48.300.000
77Timo WernerRB Leipzig Chelsea2020£47.600.000
77Gianluigi BuffonParma Juventus2001£47.600.000
79John StonesEvertonManchester City2016£47.500.000
79Raheem SterlingManchester City Chelsea2022£47.500.000
80Bernardo SilvaMonaco Manchester City2017£46.800.000
81Zinedine ZidaneJuventus Real Madrid2001£46.600.000
82Bruno FernandesSporting C.P. Manchester United2020£46.500.000
83Alexandre LacazetteLyon Arsenal2017£46.500.000
84Kyle WalkerTottenham Manchester City2017£45.000.000
85Gabriel JesusManchester City Arsenal2022£45.000.000
86Victor OsimhenLille Napoli2020£45.000.000
87Aaron Wan-BissakaCrystal PalaceManchester United2019£45.000.000
88Thomas ParteyAtletico MadridArsenal2020£45.000.000
89Gylfi SigurdssonSwansea CityEverton2017£45.000.000
91Kalvin PhillipsLeeds United Manchester City2022£45.000.000
92Angel Di MariaManchester United PSG2015£44.300.000
93FabinhoMonaco Liverpool2018£43.700.000
94Eder MilitaoPorto Real Madrid2019£42.700.000
95Jules KoundeSevilla Barcelona2022£42.000.000
96Luis FigoBarcelona Real Madrid2000£40.000.000
97Alex TeixeiraShakhtar Donetsk Jiangsu Suning2016£38.500.000
98Hernan CrespoParmaLazio2000£36.000.000
98Anthony MartialMonaco Manchester United2015£36.000.000
100Georginio Rutter HoffenheimLeeds United2023£35.500.000