Top Most Expensive Signings in La Liga History
Over the last few years, the amount of money spent by football clubs to sign a player has grabbed eyeballs of many.
Football is considered one of the best sports in the world. It is also considered as the most played and most watched sports, sitting just behind basketball. Hence, it generates a huge amount of revenue from various tournaments, tickets, merchandise and advertisements.
Football cannot be termed as just a sport, and the clubs are no longer just clubs. The sport has turned into a business for good, and the clubs are now more of a franchise. Thus, the money inflow must be continued, and to do so, good players are required.
As crazy as it may seem, the amount of money spent by a team on a legendary player reflects the popularity of football or a team. In this article, we have compiled the most expensive signings in La Liga history ever. To be a bit honest, the below-mentioned figures are simply outrageous!
Liverpool to Barcelona in 2018- £130.5 million
Benfica to Atletico Madrid in 2019- £113.4 million
Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona in 2017- £112.5 million
Atletico Madrid to Barcelona in 2019- £108 million
Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2103- £90.9 million
Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2019- £90 million
Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009- £84.6 million
Santos to Barcelona in 2013- £79.38 million
Liverpool to Barcelona in 2014- £73.55 million
Juventus to Real Madrid in 2001- £69.75 million
Frenkie De Jong
Ajax to Barcelona in 2019- £67.5 million
Monaco to Real Madrid in 2014- £67.5 million
Monaco to Atletico Madrid in 2018- £63 million
Inter Milan to Barcelona in 2009- £62.55 million
AC Milan to Real Madrid in 2009- £60.3 million
Chelsea to Atletico Madrid in 2018- £59.4 million
Barcelona to Real Madrid in 2000- £54 million
Eintracht Frankfurt to Real Madrid in 2019- £54 million
Chelsea to Atletico Madrid in 2020- £50.4 million
So many signings and all of them have been made by the three bigger giants-Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. So far, we have only seen four players crossing the £100 million, but we expect to see more since the rivalry and hunger amongst the three teams have reached a different level.