Most Current And Expensive world record Signings In Football
BY DICKSON AGBO
With Barcelona striker Neymar making a €222 million switch to Paris Saint-Germain it is yet another moment of transfer records getting shattered.
Neymar (Barcelona to PSG, €222 million)
Brazilian star Neymar is one step closer of creating history as he is no longer a Barcelona player after the Spanish giants accepted a payment of €222 million. Now, the 25-year old is set to sign for Paris St-Germain for a world record fee.
Paul Pogba (Juventus to Manchester United, €105 million)
France midfielder Paul Pogba rejoined Manchester United from Serie A club Juventus on a five-year contract, with an option to extend for a further one year. The Old Trafford club splashed out a world record fee of 89 million pounds (€105 million).Pogba was United’s fourth and the last signing in the 2016-17 season. Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were the other three players to join United that season.
Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid, €94 million)
Real Madrid managed to convince Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur to sell Gareth Bale. Bale’s signing, which was €100.8 million, surpassed Madrid’s previous record of €94 million when they bought Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009. Bale had signed a six-year deal.
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United to Real Madrid, €94 million)
Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid from Premier League club Manchester United was finalised after then manager Sir Alex Ferguson agreed to sell the Portuguese winger. He then joined the Spanish giants for a whopping amount of €94 million. Ronaldo had signed a six-year contract.amount of €94 million. Ronaldo had signed a six-year contract.
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