Most Expensive Player Transfers: While this might seem like an astronomical sum, it doesn’t even put the Matic into the top 20 most expensive transfers. Everyone has an opinion on how much clubs pay for certain players, so lets see who cost the most.
Neymar Jr’s transfer to Paris Saint Germain has broke all kinds of financial records in footall 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 a distant memories now as Neymar world record transfer set the bechmark for years to come. We breakdown most expensive football transfers of all times.
1. Neymar: FC Barcelona to PSG, €198M (2017)
Neymar is set to complete a world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain worth around £450m in fees and wages after telling Barcelona he is leaving. PSG have given the go‑ahead for the forward’s buyout fee of €222m (£198m) to be handed over at the Spanish football federation offices, the protocol required to clear the transfer.