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Most expensive Premier League transfers of all time

Stratford Editorial 12th Oct, 2022 Updated: 9th Nov, 2022   0

The Premier League is the best league in the world. with some of the top footballers competing here. The English league is very intense and fast and provides the best spectacle of football. While it also provides plenty of betting opportunities to punters who only need a 10bet sign up offer to enjoy their favourite activity.

Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish is the most expensive English player ever. He is an academy product of Aston Villa, where he progressed through the youth ranks to establish himself as one of the key members of the team over the years.

Since his arrival at the Lions, he has clocked up 185 league appearances, with 29 goals to his name. The talented winger was also incredible for England during the Euro 2020 when they made it to the final and ultimately lost to Italy.

His amazing performances attracted the attention of some of the top European clubs, including Manchester City. The Premier League giants splashed a record £100 million to secure the services of the England international in the summer of 2021, which was the most expensive transfer of an English player ever. However, he hasn’t been able to justify the enormous fee yet.

Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea initially signed Romelu Lukaku from Anderlecht but let him join Everton in 2013. His stocks tremendously rose during his time at Goodison Park as he struck 68 goals in 141 Premier League appearances.

The Belgian star continued his amazing goal-scoring form when he moved to Manchester United and later Inter Milan, where he played a key role in helping them win the Serie A title.

His performances convinced Chelsea to part with £96m in the summer of 2021. However, he failed to make a big impact at Stamford Bridge as he scored 15 goals in 44 appearances across all competitions.

Lukaku has now returned to Inter for the 2022-23 season on loan.

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba mainly plays as a central midfielder but can be deployed as a left winger, attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder and deep-lying playmaker. He started his senior career at Manchester United but left Old Trafford soon due to lack of opportunities there. The French star joined Juventus in 2012 and established himself as one of the key members of the team.

His stint at the Old Lady was incredibly successful as he won four consecutive Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles there. The highly talented midfielder clocked up 124 league appearances, bagging 28 goals in the process.

Pogba returned to Manchester United in the summer of 2016 in a massive £89m deal, which made him the third most expensive transfer in the history of the Premier League.

The 29-year-old delivered some world-class performances during his time at Old Trafford but he also received heavy criticism from fans for his inconsistency. His off-field behaviour also didn’t endear him very much among supporters. The World Cup winner made 226 appearances across all competitions, with 39 goals to his name.

Pogba departed the Manchester side at the end of last season as a free agent. He has now returned to Juventus again but has been sidelined for two months due to an injury.


Antony is only 22-years-old but has already proved his abilities in Brazil and Netherlands. In his two-year spell at Ajax, he struck 25 goals in 82 appearances across all competitions, surprising most of the zealous football followers at The Football Reports and sports pundits.

His amazing performances attracted the attention of Manchester United who splashed £82.2m to secure his services earlier this summer. The talented winger struck a goal on his debut and is expected to be a big success at Old Trafford.

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