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World's top 10 transfers as Van Dijk becomes most expensive defender

Update : 28 Dec 2017, 02:43 PM
Liverpool signed Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for a reported £75m ($100m, 84m euros) Wednesday. It is a world record fee for a defender and puts the Dutchman in the top 10 of the world's most expensive transfers:1. Neymar, Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, 2017, £200.6m 2. Ousmane Dembele, Borussia Dortmund to Barca, 2017, £96.8m 3. Paul Pogba, Juventus to Manchester United, 2016, £89m 4. Gareth Bale, Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid, 2013, £85.3m 5. Cristiano Ronaldo, Man Utd to Real, 2009, £80m 6. Gonzalo Higuain, Napoli to Juve, 2016, £75.3m 7. Romelu Lukaku, Everton to Man Utd, 2017, £75m = Virgil van Dijk, Southampton to Liverpool, 2018, £75m 9. Luis Suarez, Liverpool to Barca, 2014, £65m 10. James Rodriguez, Monaco to Real, 2014, £63m
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