How much would stars cost before today?
The transfer market has experienced its best years in recent decades. The arrival of new stars excites every hobby and the exponential increase in money in football means that being the most expensive in history could be a matter of just one season.
On The Athletic turn it around and make a ranking of the most expensive signings in the history of the Premier League if they were made at this time of the market.
A) Yes Alan Shearer, the Premier’s all-time top scorer, would be the most expensive signing costing even more than what it cost at the time Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain: €264.03 million. The Brazilian cost 222 million.
Although his stage was not the best at United, veron I would continue in this top with 184.35 million and Stan Collymore with 158.06 would close the podium.
More modern figures would appear with River Ferdinand and his departure to United with 157 million euros and would rise to the price of Pogba until the 149.86 millions.
Stars like Wayne Rooneythat if it were now that promising teenager from Everton would go out to United for 140.34 million and Bergkampwhose talent would cost Arsenal 139.15 kilos. Fernando Torreswho at the time was the most expensive Spanish player in history, would increase that record today with 133.21 million euros cost to Chelsea.
In the club of 100 they would remain illustrious as the former LaLiga Van Nistelroy and Hasselbaink (124.88 and 123.69) in addition to Shevchenko, Andy Cole, Ravanelli and Sutton.
Around that price would be the arrival of Drogba to Chelsea (112.87), that of Say Maria to United (112.51) or the march of Fernando Torres from Atlético de Madrid to Anfield, this being much more profitable reaching the 111.08 million. A legend that would be more affordable would be Henrywith 105.85 millions. A short distance away, there would be one who wanted to make history and stayed on the road: Robinho. This would have cost City today 105.26 millions of euros.
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