In 2018, Brazil international Philipe Coutinho ended months of speculations regarding his future after completing a mega money move to Spanish giants, Barcelona.
Coutinho signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with Barca after completing his £146m move from Liverpool. Liverpool rejected repeated bids from Barcelona in August for Coutinho, but the clubs reached an agreement last weekend, making him one of the most expensive footballers of all time.
The play maker joined his fellow countryman, Neymar in the big money club after the former Barcelona midfielder became the most expensive player in history following his £198m move to PSG.
Ronaldo who was already in the big money league when he joined Real Madrid from Manchester United, ended his 9-year stint at Madrid by transferring to Juventus for €100 million.
Below we take a look at the top 10 most expensive football transfers of all time.
The 10 most expensive transfers of all time:
🇧🇷 1. Neymar (£198m)
🇧🇷 2. Philippe Coutinho (142m)
🇫🇷 3. Ousmane Dembélé (£97m)
🇫🇷 4. Paul Pogba (£89m)
🏴 5. Gareth Bale (£85m)
🇵🇹 6. Ronaldo (€100 million)
7. Higuaín – £75m
= Lukaku – £75m
= Van Dijk – £75m
= Suárez – £75m