Most expensive transfer XIs from Europe’s top five leagues

Date published: Monday 4th September 2017 9:13

Only those signed this summer are included, folks…

Premier League

GK: Ederson (Benfica to Manchester City, £34.9m)
RB: Kyle Walker (Tottenham to Manchester City, £45m)
CB: Antonio Rudiger (Roma to Chelsea, £33.3m)
CB: Victor Lindelof (Benfica to Manchester United, £30.75m)
LB: Benjamin Mendy (Monaco to Manchester City, £52m)
RM: Bernardo Silva (Monaco to Manchester City, £43m)
CM: Nemanja Matic (Chelsea to Manchester United, £40m)
CM: Tiemoue Bakayoko (Monaco to Chelsea, £39.7m)
LM: Marko Arnautovic (Stoke to West Ham, £20m)
ST: Romelu Lukaku (Everton to Manchester United, £75m)
ST: Alvaro Morata (Real Madrid to Chelsea, £58m)

TOTAL COST: £471.65m

 

La Liga

GK: Neto (Juventus to Valencia, £5.4m)
RB: Nelson Semedo (Benfica to Barcelona, £30.3m)
CB: Ruben Semedo (Sporting to Villarreal, £13m)
CB: Simon Kjaer (Fenerbahce to Sevilla, £11.2m)
LB: Theo Hernandez (Atletico Madrid to Real Madrid, £22.8m)
RM: Ousmane Dembele (Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona, £97m)
CM: Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande to Barcelona, £36m)
CM: Dani Ceballas (Real Betis to Real Madrid, £14.5m)
LM: Vitolo (Sevilla to Atletico Madrid, £33m)
ST: Luis Muriel (Sampdoria to Sevilla, £17.6m)
ST: Simone Zaza (Juventus to Valencia, £13.7m)

TOTAL COST: £294.5m

 

Bundesliga

GK: Yvon Mvogo (Young Boys to RB Leipzig, £4.5m)
RB: William (Porto Alegre to Wolfsburg, £4.5m
CB: Nicklas Sule (Hoffenheim to Bayern Munich, £18m)
CB: Panagiotis Retsos (Olympiakos to Bayer Leverkusen, £20.1m)
LB: Jannes Horn (Wolfsburg to Koln, £6.3m)
RM: Andriy Yarmolenko (Dynamo Kyiv to Borussia Dortmund, £23m)
CM: Corentin Tolisso (Lyon to Bayern Munich, £35m)
CM: Kevin Kampl (Bayer Leverkusen to RB Leipzig, £18m)
LM: Yevhen Konoplyanka (Sevilla to Schalke, £11.2m)
ST: Maximilian Philipp (Freiburg to Borussia Dortmund, £18m)
ST: Jhon Cordoba (Mainz to Koln, £13.2m)

TOTAL COST: £171.8m

 

Serie A

GK: Wojciech Szczesny (Arsenal to Juventus, £10m)
RB: Andre Conti (Atalanta to AC Milan, £22.5m)
CB: Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus to AC Milan, £35m)
CB: Milan Skriniar (Sampdoria to Inter Milan, £16m)
LB: Dalbert (Nice to Inter Milan, £18m)
RM: Federico Bernadeschi (Fiorentina to Juventus, £35m)
CM: Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen to AC Milan, £19.8m)
CM: Matias Vecino (Fiorentina to Inter Milan, £21.6m)
LM: Cengiz Under (Istanbul Basaksehir to Roma, £12m)
ST: Giovanni Simeone (Genoa to Fiorentina, £13.5m)
ST: Andre Silva (Porto to AC Milan, £33.6m)

TOTAL COST: £238m

 

Ligue Un

GK: Steve Mandanda (Crystal Palace to Marseille, £2.7m)
RB: Kevin Malcuit (St Etienne to Lille, £8.1m)
CB: Terrence Kongolo (Feyenoord to Monaco, £11.4m)
CB: Marcelo (Besiktas to Lyon, £6.3m)
LB: Yuri Berichiche (Real Sociedad to Paris Saint-Germain, £14.4m)
RM: Florian Thauvin (Newcastle to Marseille, £9.7m)
CM: Youri Tielemans (Anderlecht to Monaco, £21.63m)
CM: Thiago Maia (Santos to Lille, £12.6m)
LM: Ismaila Sarr (FC Metz to Rennes, £15.3m)
ST: Keita Balde (Lazio to Monaco, £27.9m)
ST: Neymar (Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, £198m)

TOTAL COST: £328.03m

 

Rest of the world

GK: Darren Randolph (West Ham to Middlesbrough, £5m)
RB: Mariano (Sevilla to Galatasaray, £3.6m)
CB: Emmanuel Mammana (Lyon to Zenit St Petersburg, £14.4m)
CB: Miha Mevlja (Rostov to Zenit St Petersburg, £7.2m)
LB: Ridgeciano Haps (AZ Alkmaar to Feyenoord, £5.4m)
RM: Rui Fonte (Braga to Fulham, £8.2m)
CM: Leandro Paredes (Roma to Zenit St Petersburg, £20.7m)
CM: Ruben Neves (Porto to Wolves, £15.8m)
LM: Pedro Rocha (Gremio to Spartak Moscow, £10.8m)
ST: Britt Assombalonga (Nottingham Forest to Middlesbrough, £14m)
ST: Anthony Modeste (Koln to Tianjin Quanjian, £31.23m)

TOTAL COST: £136.33m


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