From Currie to Sarr: Every Championship club’s record signing

Date published: Saturday 17th October 2020 7:58

Here is every Championship club’s record signing, listed from most to least expensive. All figures taken from the wonderful transfermarkt

1) Watford – Ismaila Sarr
Bought from Rennes in 2019/20 for £40m

2) Bournemouth – Jefferson Lerma
Bought from Levante in 2018/19 for £25.20m

3) Stoke City – Giannelli Imbula
Bought from Porto in 2015/16 for £21.83m

4) Swansea – André Ayew
Bought from Marseille in 2017/18 for £20.52m

5) Huddersfield Town – Terence Kongolo
Bought from Monaco in 2018/19 for £18m

6) Middlesbrough – Britt Assombalonga
Bought from Nottingham Forest in 2017/18 for £15.39m

7) Cardiff City – Emiliano Sala
Bought from Nantes in 2018/19 for £15.3m

8) Nottingham Forest – João Carvalho
Bought from Benfica in 2018/19 for £13.50m

9) QPR – Christopher Samba
Bought from Blackburn in 2012/13 for £13.50m

10) Blackburn Rovers – Andy Cole
Bought from Manchester United in 2001/02 for £10.98m

11) Sheffield Wednesday – Jordan Rhodes
Bought from Middlesbrough in 2017/18 for £10.53m

12) Norwich City – Timm Klose
Bought from Wolfsburg in 2015/16 for £9.90m


Read: Top ten most expensive Premier League recruits from the Championship


13) Derby County – Matej Vydra
Bought from Watford in 2016/17 for £8.46m

14) Birmingham City – Emile Heskey  –
Bought from Liverpool in 2004/05 for £8.39m

15) Coventry City – Craig Bellamy
Bought from Norwich in 2000/01 for £8.33m

16) Bristol City – Tomas Kalas
Bought from Chelsea in 2019/20 for £8.1m

17) Reading – Sone Aluko
Bought from Fulham in 2017/18 for £6.75m

18) Brentford – Bryan Mbeumo
Bought from Troyes in 2019/20 for £5.85m


19) Preston North End – Neil Mellor
Bought from Liverpool in 2006/07 for £2.07m

20) Barnsley – Gjorgji Hristov  –
Bought from Partizan Belgrade in 1997/98 for £2.03m

21) Luton Town – Simon Sluga
Bought from HNK Rijeka in 2019/20 for £1.53m


Read: From £900k to £40m – Every Championship club’s biggest sale


22) Millwall – Ryan Leonard
Bought from Sheffield United in 2018/19 for £990,000

23) Rotherham United – Jon Taylor
Bought from Peterborough in 2016/17 for £540,000

24) Wycombe Wanderers – Darren Currie
Bought from Barnet in 2001/02 for £270,000

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