A good piece of business is how football transfers are often described. This can go both ways. Both buying and selling clubs can do good business -. And sometimes they can do it at the same time
Take Arsenal sell Nicolas Anelka from Real Madrid back in 1999. The Gunners had bought the French teenager from Paris Saint-Germain for somewhere in the region of half -million pounds so when Real Madrid offered 23 million was an offer too good to refuse -. and something of a bargain for the Bernabeu side
Madrid was one of the best strikers in the world and when they sold to PSG, they made their money.
With the costs reported as petit paid by Arsenal for Anelka only 200 000 pounds which is 100 times what they paid, but in terms of pure profitil does not even come near the top-10 transfers – although the list does not include free transfers later sold for profit (as Paul Pogba leaving Juventus for Manchester United) or the academy of products that have been moved to
Neymar Jr – Barcelona PSG
The Brazilian wonder boy joined Barcelona for 80 million pounds Santos, but they more than money when he left for PSG. It was a deal that was expected – but the French side exploited the rights of Spanish contracts, which dictates that all players must have a buyout clause. His was set at whatthought to be 200 million pounds prohibitive, a figure that nobody believed in Barcelona another club would be willing to part. PSG were and they just made that makes Neymar the first 200 millisur the footballer book. It could also be the last if the coronavirus economic impact turns out to be as bad as expected
Philippe Coutinho -. Liverpool to Barcelona
Another Brazilian and other transfer involving Barcelona, this time, they were the buying club, give up 130 million pounds to Liverpool for midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The Anfield side had only paid £ 8 million to Inter Milan for his services in 2013 and he spent five years at the club before leaving Catalogborn. Now, Barcelona are looking to offload a player who spent the season on loan to Bayern Munich
Ousmane Dembele -. Borussia Dortmund in Barcelona
Borussia Dortmund Rennes paid only EUR 13 million for the French winger in 2016 and 18 ansjaillissait his first season in the Bundesliga, being named rookie of the season. It was his only season in Germany before Barcelona called. He signed a five-year contract after the clubs agreed a 112 million pounds. Dembele tore his hamstring in February and is expected to be out for six months, but it may now miss very little football
Gareth Bale -. Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid
the Welsh wing wizard has comea long way since signing for Spurs from Southampton for an amount up to 10 million pounds in full adolescence promising to return. He moved forward and began his career on at White Hart Lane where he came under the eye of Real Madrid in search of a new Galactic. He delivered on the cost of 90 million pounds, helping the club to four UEFA Champions Leatitres. gue Bale almost left for the Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning in the summer of 2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United to Real Madrid
The Portuguese forward won of the Ballon d’Or and the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United before becoming the most expensive player in the world moving to Real Madrid. He has won everything there wassucceeded and the Spanish side also made a profit on him when they sold to Juventus in 2017 – no small feat for a person of 32 years
Zinedine Zidane -. Juventus Real Madrid
Two things about the transfer of Zinedine Zidane stand out. First, Juventus had only pay 3 million pounds for him when they captured Bordeaux. Second, the transfer to take him to Real Madrid for 69 million pounds in2001 was a world record that was for the next eight years. Zidane won the UEFA Champions League as a player and coach with Real Madrid
Harry Maguire -. Leicester City Manchester United
“Slabhead” as the defender Sheffield-bornis affectionately known has become the most expensive defender in the world last summer when he swapped Leicester City Manchester United and costs 78 million pounds – a huge increase in arrival of 13 million pounds of Hull City. He moved to Manchester, despite the price and even carried no mind, pay the cuff at the captain to comparisons with the price tag of Virgil van Dijk
Nicholas Pepe -. Lille to Arsenal
the jury is still out on the French-born winger Ivory Coast international After he moved to Ligue 1 side Lille in the UAE in the amount of 72 million pounds last summer . Pepe joined Lille Angers in the amount of books at most 9 million in 2017 and spent two seasonsfirst as a striker under Marcelo Bielsa, then moved to the wing as his replacement Christophe Galtier and has been linked with moves to Barcelona and Naples before moving to England.
Virgil van Dijk – Southampton Liverpool
The route from Southampton to Liverpool has been well trodden over the years, but none of those who went before him has Saints earned a profit as the Dutch defender. Liverpool do not complain and former Celtic player was a giant UEFA Champions League victory and looking for a first league title in England in 30 years. The question is what Van Dijk cost was he leave Liverpool
Riyad Mahrez – Leicester City Manchester City
The France-born Algeria International costs finally Manchester City 61 million pounds after a prolonged transfer Leicester City in 2018, where he was part of the Foxes win the Premier League title in 2015-16 and named the PFA Players Player of the Year. Mahrez had arrived in Leicester for only 1 million signed for French second division Le Havre. The winger won the Premier League, FA Cup and EFL Cup in his first season in Manchester.
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