Few sports competitions in the world have as many spectators from all over the world as they do Premier League does. The English first stage has been in the spotlight since its inception in 1992 with legendary teams, top-class players and extremely exciting seasons that have produced some of the biggest surprises in football history.
Significant signings were also part of the premier, and this transfer window could see a record breaking move. According to the sun, Harry Kane is moving to Manchester City, to Tottenham Chairperson Daniel Levy eventually agreed to release the team’s superstar to their English rivals.
Citizens have long been admirers of the England internationally, especially after he made it clear that he no longer wanted to be there Spurs this summer. You would meet them $ 220 million Price tag levy rate for Kane, Establishment of the record transfer in the history of the Premier League. Here you can find out who it is the 10 most expensive signings in the league so far, with the figures from TransferMarkt.
10. Angel Di Maria (Manchester United)
Angel Di María only played one season at Manchester United. (Getty)
After an outstanding performance in the 2014 UEFA Champions League final that he’s helped with real Madrid Winning the so-called “Décima” (tenth UCL title), Angel Di Maria took a shocking step Manchester United to the $ 82.50 million the most expensive addition in the league at the time.
However, as we know, the move did not go well and is considered one of the biggest flops in Premier League history. Di María is undoubtedly one of the best Argentine players of the past two decades, he has even given his national team a long-awaited victory America Cup Title, but his only season in Manchester was unremarkable. He played in 27 league games, scored just three goals and provided 11 assists.
9. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Kevin De Bruyne was one of the best signings in Manchester City history. (Getty)
Different from the previous transfer to sign records Kevin De Bruynewe follow suit Manchester city to the $ 83.60 million achieved a significantly better result before the 2015/16 campaign. The Belgian superstar became a star at Etihad after breaking out at Wolfsburg and became a Citizens legend.
De Bruyne who couldn’t shine Chelsea previously had amassed a great return to the Premier League 177 appearances in five seasons with the Sky Blueswith whom he raised the league cup three times.
8.Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea)
Kepa’s move to Chelsea was the most expensive goalkeeper transfer in Premier League history. (Getty)
Goalkeepers play a vital role in the game, even if they often don’t get the recognition they deserve. However, Chelsea knew the importance of having a reliable man between the sticks, so they went all in and spent $ 88 million on Kepa Arrizabalaga, Who went; who left; who left Sporty Bilbao in 2018 the most expensive goalkeeper in the Premier League.
As we know, this move hasn’t worked as expected since Kepa struggled to be the dependable keeper the Blues were looking for, and he’s even been in the eye of the storm for some incredible mistakes. E.eventually he lost his place in the starting XIbut his move to Chelsea remains the biggest transfer for a goalkeeper in the English premier league.
7. Nicolas Pépé (Arsenal)
Nicolas Pépé has not yet lived up to expectations. (Getty)
As we’ve seen so far, it’s not always worth spending a lot of money. Nicolas Pepe seems to be a clear example of this as the $ 88 million arsenal spent on him did not bring the expected results. The previous one Low Player came out as one of the most promising talents for the 2019/20 season League 1but it left a lot to be desired.
Still, it wasn’t all bad. Pépé may not have lived up to expectations, especially considering how much they spent on him he showed some insight into his talent and scored some stunners with his left foot. On the other hand, Arsenal still expects more from Pépé before he comes to any conclusions, but it seems like the $ 88 million bid was way too exaggerated for him.
6. Kai Havertz (Chelsea)
Kai Havertz celebrates Chelsea’s win in the 2021 UCL final. (Getty)
After a season with no expenses due to a transfer ban, Chelsea really wanted to make big-name signings before the 2020/21 season in search of local and continental importance. Kai Havertz became her record breaking signing for $ 88 million and he ended up responding in the best possible way.
The 22-year-old made a statement at Bayer Leverkusen, but only a few clubs were able to spend money after the outbreak of the pandemic. That was not the case with the Blues, who grabbed their huge budget and secured the German superstar. Havertz may have struggled to shine in his first season, but he has returned the confidence that he will be the winner in the scoring Champions League final 2020/21.
5. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Virgil van Dijk is Liverpool’s all-time newcomer. (Getty)
It is said that good offense can win games, while good defense can win championships. Liverpool Made a wise decision in January 2018 by spending $ 93.12 million on Virgil van Dijk to add the piece they were missing to return to the glory days.
The previous one Southampton Defender was ready to pursue a new challenge in his career, but the question was who would meet Soton’s requirements. The Reds seemed to be taking a bold move at the time, spending too much money on a center-back, but eventually they have proven correct. The Dutchman has become a key element in Liverpool’s defense, helping them win in the Champions and Premier League.
4. Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United)
Romelu Lukaku in action for Manchester United. (Getty)
The Red Devils are back on that list, proving they were desperate and wealthy enough to make some of the biggest signings in the Premier League. Manchester United paid Everton $ 93.17 million for Romelu Lukakuton 2017, who became the top scorer at Goodison Park.
The Belgian striker was up to the challenge at Old Trafford, but the club wasn’t in the best time at the time. Lukaku was one of the few standouts in disappointing years for the Red Devils when he scored 42 goals in 96 Premier League games.
3. Jadon Sancho (Manchester United)
Jadon Sancho during the Euro. (Getty)
A highly anticipated move that finally came true Manchester United sealed Jadon Sancho’s move from Borussia Dortmund for $ 93.50 million before the 2021/22 season. It was no secret that United were longtime admirers of Sancho who attended the at Bundesliga.
With the aim of winning silver after a long time, they have finally secured the England international at a lower price than expected, although it is still a large sum. Needless to say, Premier League fans get their money’s worth this season.
2. Harry Maguire (Manchester United)
Harry Maguire’s move to Man United was the most expensive move for a defender in Premier League history. (Getty)
After van Dijk’s record signing for a defender in early 2018, Manchester United seemed to have learned that they also need to strengthen their defenses to fight for a championship. In August 2019, they bought Harry Maguire of Leicester for $ 95.70 million.
The Englishman certainly impressed during his time at the Foxes and United apparently saw him as the answer to their problems. It didn’t go as well as van Dijk’s move to Liverpool, however Maguire has finally proven his worth and now he’s just hoping to win a big prize to confirm that they were right to sign it.
1. Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
Paul Pogba to Manchester United remains the most expensive signing in the history of the Premier League. (Getty)
Manchester United have definitely made the most expensive signings in Premier League history to date. On the other hand, spending a lot of money doesn’t always secure results or trophies. The Red Devils shocked the football world in 2016 with a landing Paul Pogba out Juventus to the $ 115.50 millionwhich makes it the highest inbound transfer in history by then.
By hiring him for such money, United seemed to admit that it was wrong to let him go a few years ago. The French superstar impressed at Juve and was undoubtedly a world class player. However, over $ 100 million seemed a bit excessive to him, and he even struggled to be at his best for the Red Devils. To be fair, Pogba didn’t have much of a super team to bring United back to stardom, and he actually did well, though the money invested in it has so far not brought the expected results.