With Paul Pogba returning to Manchester United for a whooping sum, we take a look at the most expensive transfers in football history.
Paul Pogba has surpassed the £85m deal that saw Gareth Bale move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013.
He re-joined Manchester United – which he left for Juventus in 2012 – after signing a world record five-year contract valued at £89m at the Old Trafford.
It’s the first time an English club will set a world record transfer fee, after Newcastle United paid £15m to sign Alan Shearer from Blackburn Rovers in 1996.
Here are the top 15 most expensive player transfers in football history:-
1. Paul Pogba
Transfer: Juventus to Manchester United
2. Gareth Bale
Transfer: Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
Transfer: Manchester United to Real Madrid
4. Gonzalo Higuaín
Transfer: Napoli to Juventus
Transfer: Santos to Barcelona
6. Luis Suárez
Transfer: Liverpool to Barcelona
7. James Rodríguez
Transfer: AS Monaco to Real Madrid
8. Ángel Di María
Transfer: Real Madrid to Manchester United
9. Zlatan Ibrahimović
Transfer: Inter to Barcelona
Transfer: AC Milan to Real Madrid
11. Kevin De Bruyne
Transfer: Wolfsburg to Manchester City
12. Edinson Cavani
Transfer: Napoli to PSG
13. Radamel Falcao
Transfer: Atletico Madrid to AS Monaco
14. Fernando Torres
Transfer: Liverpool to Chelsea
15. David Luiz
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