World’s most expensive goalkeepers ever
Who is the most expensive goalkeeper of all time? Have you ever wondered who are the most expensive goalkeeper transfers in football? There are unbelievably many players that are bought and sold all the time, but what are the most expensive transfers?
In order to find the most expensive goalkeeper ever, we have reviewed the old articles and lists that we have published. Then we have created a list of the most expensive goalkeepers’ ever. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Now, at Silly Season we can present the list of the most expensive goalkeepers’ ever.
Who are the most expensive goalkeepers ever?
Highest amount transfers in football? Most expensive transfers in football? Real Madrid’s acquisition of Bale and his transfer sum is among the most expensive transfers in football history.
Something that is clear is that the Spanish La Liga top teams Real Madrid and Barcelona account for the majority of the acquisitions. And that the English Premier League stands for sales among the most expensive transfers ever.
As a player, it’s obviously awesome to be one of the most expensive football players on the planet. However, the press has to be incredibly high pressure. It’s so that the sweat drops break out in the pan at just the thought! For the money being paid, it is also about soccer players who are happy to take into account.
Recently there has been speculation that goalkeepers such as Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois and Manchester United’s David de Gea could possibly move to Real Madrid for crazy money- up to €100million! So we thought we’d take a look at some of the most expensive goalkeepers of all-time. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Here are the top 10 most expensive goalkeepers in history.
10. Sebastien Frey- €21million (Inter Milan to Parma,2001)
Sebastien Frey was sold to Parma in 2001 from Inter Milan. The Frenchman played most of his career in Italy playing for multiple clubs in the Serie A. He was later sold to Firoentina after four seasons at Parma. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Transfer sum: €21million
9. David de Gea -€25million (Atletico Madrid to Manchester United,2011)
David de Gea was signed by Manchester United back in 2011 from Atletico for a then British record transfer fee. De Gea has been hailed as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, if not the best. He has been a fantastic signing for the Red Devils and has more than justified his cost as one of the most expensive goalkeepers’ of all-time. Recently he pulled off a save against Sevilla in the Champions league Round of 16 which would make you gasp. A sure goal from a headed shot a few yards away and de Gea somehow managed to save it.
Transfer sum: €25million
8. Francesco Toldo – €26.5million (Fiorentina to Inter Milan,2001)
Francesco Toldo was one of the most expensive goalkeepers’ when he signed for Inter in 2001. He is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation. The Italian won 15 titles from his time at both Inter and Fiorentina. Toldo was known for his great penatly saving ability and had a great amount of composure and large physique. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Transfer sum: €26.5million
7. Jordan Pickford-€34million (Sunderland to Everton,2017)
Jordan Pickford was signed by Everton in 2017 for a British record transfer fee making him the Most expensive British goalkeeper and one of the most expensive goalkeeper’s ever. Pickford was signed after his fantastic displays for Sunderland and despite their relegation, Pickford was outstanding saving countless shots on goal. This led to his transfer to Everton. He is the most expensive British goalkeeper. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
6. Manuel Neuer- €30million (FC Schalke 04 to Bayern Munich, 2001)
2001 seems to be a popular year with goalkeepers. Already we have covered multiple most expensive goalkeepers’ who were signed in 2001. Well Manuel Neuer was signed in 2001 and is widely regarded as the best goalkeepers’ in the world.
Although in recent seasons David de Gea could possibly be considered by others as the best. Neuer arrived at Bayern Munich as a young and promising goalkeeper. And now, he is one of the best in the world. Some of his saves are absolutely mind blowing. His reflexes and shot stopping skills are almost animal like. He is one of the most expensive goalkeepers’ ever. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
5. Ederson – €40million (Benfica to Manchester City,2017)
Ederson joined Manchester City from Benfica for £35million. He has gone on to justify the high price tag after dozens of great performances this season for City and has helped them to be leading the Premier League by quite a margin in the 2017/18 season. Ederson is is highly regarded for his outstanding ball distribution and skill.
His control and confidence on the ball enables him to retain possession and quickly play the ball out from the back- suiting Pep Guardiola’s style of play perfectly. And that is why he is one of the most expensive goalkeepers of all time. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Transfer sum:€40million (£35m)
4. Thibaut Courtois, Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2018, £35m
After an impressive World Cup with Belgium, and with his contract entering its final year, Courtois signed for Madrid – a place he had made it quite clear he wanted to move to, to be closer to his family.
The Belgian has had a bad start to life at Real Madrid with the club not doing well after the sale of Cistiano Ronaldo, Los Blancos are currently sitting 5th in Laliga. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
3. Gianluigi Buffon, Parma to Juventus in 2001, €52.8m
Who is the Most expensive goalkeeper? Gianluigi Buffon is the 3rd Most Expensive Goalkeeper ever. And once again it’s in the year 2001! Buffon was signed from Parma following his excellent displays there.
Buffon has gone on to become one of, if not the best goalkeepers of all time. He has won countless awards, trophies and personal records of which there are too many to list here. The man is still playing for Juventus at the age of 40-years-old! He is a machine. And that is why he is the most expensive goalkeeper ever. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
Transfer sum: €52.8million
2. Alisson Becker, AS Roma to Liverpool in 2018, €75m
The Brazilian No. 1 was good enough to keep Ederson out of the national side at World Cup, but he enjoyed a quick rise at Roma only playing for their first-team for two years. After Loris Karius’ mistakes in the Champions League final last season, Liverpool needed a solid stopper and paid a then-world record to bring in Alisson. But it didn’t last long.
The Brazilian has been in great form for Liverpool with the manager making a statement that if he knew that alisson was this good he would have paid double following his heroics against Napoli in the last game of the group stages. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
1. Kepa Arrizabalaga, Athletic Bilbao to Chelsea in 2018, €80m
Kepa has only spent two seasons in Bilbao’s first team, making 53 La Liga appearances, and has only one Spain cap to his name but after Chelsea sold Thibaut Courtois they needed a replacement. Kepa’s €80m buyout clause was paid in full and made him the world’s most expensive keeper. Watch & Bet on Football Live =>
The Spaniard has began life at Stamford Bridge in style keeping a number of clean sheets and has been influential in Sarri’s new system of play.
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