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Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

Top 50 Most Expensive Club transfers in Football History

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

Who are the Top Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in history? Have you ever wondered which of the players have broken the transfer record in recent times?

One of the wildest transfer windows of all time came to an end last week. Many of the transfers in the upcoming 2023/24 summer window are expected to make a big impact and some have the potential to do so. A large transfer fee can be a blessing or a curse, you never know. Some of these transfers even made into the top 50 most expensive club transfers list. Watch & Bet on Football Here =>

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

Neymar’s move from Barcelona to PSG still remains the most expensive transfer deal in world football.

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

Let’s take a look and go through the 50 most expensive club transfers of all time!

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers

Rank Player From To Fee
(€ million)
1 Brazil Neymar Spain Barcelona France Paris Saint-Germain €222 2017
2 France Kylian Mbappé France Monaco France Paris Saint-Germain €180 2018
3 Brazil Philippe Coutinho England Liverpool Spain Barcelona €145 2018
4 Portugal João Félix Portugal Benfica Spain Atlético Madrid €126 2019
5 Argentina Enzo Fernández Portugal Benfica England Chelsea €121 2023
6 France Antoine Griezmann Spain Atlético Madrid Spain Barcelona €120 2019
7 England Jack Grealish England Aston Villa England Manchester City €117 2021
8 Belgium Romelu Lukaku Italy Inter Milan England Chelsea €115 2021
9 France Ousmane Dembélé Germany Borussia Dortmund Spain Barcelona €105 2017
France Paul Pogba Italy Juventus England Manchester United €105 2016
11 Belgium Eden Hazard England Chelsea Spain Real Madrid €100 2019
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid Italy Juventus €100 2018
Wales Gareth Bale England Tottenham Hotspur Spain Real Madrid €100 2013
14 Brazil Antony Netherlands Ajax England Manchester United €95 2022
15 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo England Manchester United Spain Real Madrid €94 2009
16 Argentina Gonzalo Higuaín Italy Napoli Italy Juventus €90 2016
17 England Harry Maguire England Leicester City England Manchester United €87 2019
18 Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Everton England Manchester United €85 2017
England Jadon Sancho Germany Borussia Dortmund England Manchester United €85 2021
20 Netherlands Virgil van Dijk England Southampton England Liverpool €84.5 2018
21 Germany Kai Havertz Germany Bayer Leverkusen England Chelsea €84 2020
22 Uruguay Luis Suárez England Liverpool Spain Barcelona €82.3 2014
23 France Wesley Fofana England Leicester City England Chelsea €80.5 2022
24 Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Manchester United Italy Inter Milan €80 2019
Ivory Coast Nicolas Pépé France Lille England Arsenal €80 2019
Spain Kepa Arrizabalaga Spain Athletic Bilbao England Chelsea €80 2018
France Aurélien Tchouaméni France Monaco Spain Real Madrid €80 2022
France Lucas Hernandez Spain Atlético Madrid Germany Bayern Munich €80 2019
Uruguay Darwin Núñez Portugal Benfica England Liverpool €80 2022
30 France Zinedine Zidane Italy Juventus Spain Real Madrid €76 2001
31 Argentina Ángel Di María Spain Real Madrid England Manchester United €75.6 2014
32 Netherlands Matthijs de Ligt Netherlands Ajax Italy Juventus €75 2019
Netherlands Frenkie de Jong Netherlands Ajax Spain Barcelona €75 2019
Colombia James Rodríguez France Monaco Spain Real Madrid €75 2014
Belgium Kevin De Bruyne Germany VfL Wolfsburg England Manchester City €75 2015
36 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Italy Inter Milan Spain Barcelona €74.3 2009
37 Brazil Arthur Spain Barcelona Italy Juventus €72[p] 2020
38 Nigeria Victor Osimhen France Lille Italy Napoli €70 2020
Spain Rodri Spain Atlético Madrid England Manchester City €70 2019
France Thomas Lemar France Monaco Spain Atlético Madrid €70 2018
Ukraine Mykhailo Mudryk Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk England Chelsea €70 2023
Serbia Dušan Vlahović Italy Fiorentina Italy Juventus €70 2022
43 Portugal Rúben Dias Portugal Benfica England Manchester City €68 2020
Spain Marc Cucurella England Brighton & Hove Albion England Chelsea €68 2022
45 Algeria Riyad Mahrez England Leicester City England Manchester City €67.8 2018
46 Netherlands Matthijs de Ligt Italy Juventus Germany Bayern Munich €67 2022
Brazil Kaká Italy Milan Spain Real Madrid €67 2009
48 Spain Álvaro Morata Spain Real Madrid England Chelsea €65.5 2017
49 Spain Aymeric Laporte Spain Athletic Bilbao England Manchester City €65.2 2018
50 Portugal João Cancelo Italy Juventus England Manchester City €65 2019

MOST EXPENSIVE GOALKEEPER – Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers


Liverpool’s Alisson Becker was the most expensive goalkeeper for less than three weeks before he was replaced by Spain international Kepa Arrizabalaga whom Chelsea paid around €80 million to replace Thibaut Courtois. Watch & Bet on Football Here =>

MOST EXPENSIVE DEFENDER – Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

Harry Maguire is currently the most expensive defender of all time following his arrival from Leicester City to Old Trafford for a world-record fee for any defender of €87.1 million. He had been on the radar for both Manchester City and Manchester United but United eventually managed to finalise a deal for the English defender.

MOST EXPENSIVE TEENAGER- Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers


The Frenchman joined PSG from Monaco in a deal worth €180 million.

The youngest Frenchman to ever score in a World Cup became the world’s most expensive teenager and the second-most expensive player in world football. He is deemed to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the best in the world.

Top 50 Most Expensive Club Transfers in Football History

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