The most expensive Premier League signings from each of Europe’s current top 20 divisions

Date published: Monday 13th June 2022 7:40 - Matthew Stead

Only two players appear more than once on a list of the three most expensive Premier League signings from each of Europe’s top 20 divisions.

Based on the latest UEFA association club coefficients, it is time to look at the biggest Premier League signings made from each of Europe’s top 20 divisions, because obviously.

 

Premier League
1) Jack Grealish – £100m (Aston Villa to Manchester City, August 2021)
2) Harry Maguire – £80m (Leicester to Manchester United, August 2019)
3) Romelu Lukaku – £75m (Everton to Manchester United, July 2017)
=) Virgil van Dijk – £75m (Southampton to Liverpool, January 2018)

 

La Liga
1) Kepa Arrizabalaga – £71.6m (Athletic Bilbao to Chelsea, August 2018)
2) Rodri – £62.8m (Atletico Madrid to Manchester City, July 2019)
3) Angel Di Maria – £59.7m (Real Madrid to Manchester United, August 2014)

 

Serie A
1) Romelu Lukaku – £97.5m (Inter Milan to Chelsea, August 2021)
2) Paul Pogba – £89.3m (Juventus to Manchester United, August 2016)
3) Joao Cancelo – £60m (Juventus to Manchester City, August 2019)

 

Bundesliga
1) Jadon Sancho – £73m (Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United, July 2021)
2) Kai Havertz – £71m (Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea, September 2020)
3) Christian Pulisic – £58m (Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea, January 2019)

 

Ligue Un
1) Nicolas Pepe – £72m (Lille to Arsenal, August 2019)
2) Tanguy Ndombele – £53.8m (Lyon to Tottenham, July 2019)
3) Benjamin Mendy – £52m (Monaco to Manchester City, July 2017)

 

Primeira Liga
1) Ruben Dias – £65m (Benfica to Manchester City, September 2020)
2) Bruno Fernandes – £54.6m (Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United, January 2020)
3) Luis Diaz – £37.5m (Porto to Liverpool, January 2022)

 

Eredivisie
1) Davinson Sanchez – £42m (Ajax to Tottenham, August 2017)
2) Donny van de Beek – £34.7m (Ajax to Manchester United, September 2020)
3) Hakim Ziyech – £33.3m (Ajax to Chelsea, July 2020)

 

Austrian Bundesliga
1) Brenden Aaronson – £24.7m (Red Bull Salzburg to Leeds, July 2022)
2) Patson Daka – £23m (Red Bull Salzburg to Leicester, July 2021)
3) Enock Mwepu – £20m (Red Bull Salzburg to Brighton, July 2021)

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Scottish Premiership
1) Kieran Tierney – £25m (Celtic to Arsenal, August 2019)
2) Odsonne Edouard – £15m (Celtic to Crystal Palace, August 2021)
3) Kristoffer Ajer – £13.5m (Celtic to Brentford, July 2021)

 

Russian Premier League
1) Willian – £32m (Anzhi Makhachkala to Chelsea, August 2013)
2) Nikola Vlasic – £26.8m (CSKA Moscow to West Ham, August 2021)
3) Jo – £18m (CSKA Moscow to Manchester City, July 2008)
=) Yuri Zhirkov – £18m (CSKA Moscow to Chelsea, July 2009)

 

Serbian SuperLiga
1) Filip Stevanovic – £7.2m (FK Partizan to Manchester City, October 2020)
2) Zoran Tosic – £6.3m – (FK Partizan to Manchester United, January 2009)
2) Marko Grujic – £5.1m (Red Star Belgrade to Liverpool, January 2016)

 

Ukrainian Premier League
1) Fred – £47m (Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester United, June 2018)
2) Fernandinho – £30m (Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City, June 2013)
3) Vitaliy Mykolenko – £17m (Dynamo Kyiv to Everton, January 2022)

 

Belgian Pro League
1) Wesley Moraes – £22m (Club Brugge to Aston Villa, June 2019)
=) Sander Berge – £22m (Genk to Sheffield United, January 2020)
3) Albert Sambi Lokonga – £17.2m (Anderlecht to Arsenal, July 2021)

 

Swiss Super League
1) Mohamed Elyounoussi – £16m (Basel to Southampton, June 2018)
2) Mohamed Salah – £12m (Basel to Chelsea, January 2014)
3) Albian Ajeti – £8m (Basel to West Ham, August 2019)

 

Super League Greece
1) Daniel Podence – £16.6m – (Olympiakos to Wolves, January 2020)
2) Kostas Mitroglou – £12m (Olympiakos to Fulham, January 2014)
3) Luka Milivojevic – £11m (Olympiakos to Crystal Palace, January 2017)

 

Czech First League
1) Tomas Soucek – £19.1m (Slavia Prague to West Ham, July 2020)
2) Vladimir Coufal – £5.4m (Slavia Prague to West Ham, October 2020)
3) Tomas Kalas – £5.2m (Sigma Olomouc to Chelsea, July 2010)

Soucek Coufal

 

Eliteserien
1) John Obi Mikel – £16m (Lyn Oslo to Chelsea, June 2006)
2) Vegard Heggem – £3.5m (Rosenborg to Liverpool, July 1998)
3) Anders Lindegaard – £3.3m (Aalesund to Manchester United, January 2011)

 

Danish Superliga
1) Alexander Sorloth – £9m (FC Midtjylland to Crystal Palace, January 2018)
2) Frank Onyeka – £8.5m (FC Midtjylland to Brentford, July 2021)
3) Andreas Cornelius – £7.5m (FC Copenhagen to Cardiff, July 2013)

 

Prva HNL
1) Luka Modric – £16.5m (Dinamo Zagreb to Tottenham, July 2008)
2) Filip Benkovic – £13m (Dinamo Zagreb to Leicester, August 2018)
3) Nikola Vlasic – £10m (Hajduk Split to Everton, August 2017)

 

Super Lig
1) Cenk Tosun – £27m (Besiktas to Everton, January 2018)
2) Badou Ndiaye – £14m (Galatasasay to Stoke, January 2018)
3) Trezeguet – £8.75m (Kasimpasa to Aston Villa, July 2019)

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