Neymar Jr’s transfer to Paris Saint Germain has broken all kinds of financial records in football as PSG bought him from FC Barcelona for a record $222 million (£198 million) more than double of what Manchester United’s paid for Paul Pogba (£89 million) back in 2016. Previous record transfers are distant memories now as Neymar world record transfer set the benchmark for years to come. We break down most expensive football transfers of all times.



Top 20 Most Expensive Transfers of All Times
1 Neymar (2017) FC Barcelona to PSG £198m
2 Paul PogbaPaul Pogba (2016) Juventus to Manchester United £89m
3 Ousmane Dembélé (2017) Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona £97m
4 gareth bale salaryGareth Bale (2013) Totteham to Real Madrid £85.3m
5 Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo (2009) Man Utd to Real Madrid £83.7m
6 gonzalo higuainGonzalo Higuain (2016) Napoli to Juventus £75.3m
7 Romelu Lukaku (2017) Everton to Manchester United £75.3m
8 suarezLuis Suarez (2014) Liverpool to Barcelona £75m
9 Neymar (2013) Santos to Barcelona £71.5m
10 Alvaro Morata (2017) Real Madrid vs Chelsea £70.9m
11 James RodriguezJames Rodriguez (2014) Monaco to Real Madrid £63m
12 Oscar (2017) Chelsea to Shanghai SPIG £60m
13 Zlatan IbrahimovicZlatan Ibrahimovic (2009) Inter Milan to Barcelona £59m (40m+Eto’o)
14 Angel Di Maria salaryAngel Di Maria (2014) Real Madrid to Man Utd £59.7m
15 KakaKaka (2009) AC Milan to Real Madrid £56m
16 Kevin De Bruyn (2015) Wolfsburg to Manchester City £55m
17 Edinson CavaniEdinson Cavani (2013) Napoli to PSG £55m
18 Raheem Sterling (2015) Liverpool vs Manchester City £55.2
19 Benjamin Mendy (2017) Liverpool vs Manchester City £55.2
20 Kyle Walker (2017) Tottenham to Manchester City £50m

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