Top 10 Most Expensive Winter Transfers In History

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Philippe Coutinho

Here we show you some of the most expensive winter transfers in football history

Can you guess who is the most expensive winter transfer in football history? We have collected information from Transfermarkt on some of the most valuable players of all time, that is, their all time market value stats.

This article will tell you about the top 10 most expensive players to have ever signed a club in winter transfer window.

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Most Expensive Winter Transfers

  1. Philippe Coutinho – €135m
  2. Virgil Van Dijk – €85m
  3. Dusan Vlahovic – €82m
  4. Aymeric Laporte – €65m
  5. Christian Pulisic – €64m
  6. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang – €64m
  7. Bruno Fernandes – €63m
  8. Diego Costa – €60m
  9. Oscar – €60m
  10. Fernando Torres – €59m

Philippe Coutinho became the second most expensive player in football history when Barcelona singed him for whooping €135 million from Liverpool.

Virgil Van Dijk is the second most expensive defender of all time, the second being Harry Maguire who was signed by Manchester United for €87 million.

Liverpool signed Van Dijk for €85 million from Southampton and then he went on becoming one of the best defenders in the world.

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Bruno Fernandes had an amazing 2018/19 season for Sporting CP and he surely impressed some of the European giants after that. Man United grabbed the opportunity and signed him for €63 million in 2019 and now he is one of the best midfielders in the world.

Christian Pulisic is the most expensive American player ever. Chelsea were searching for a forward and Pulisic came out to be the best option for them. And guess what? Two seasons later, he helped the club to lift its second UEFA Champions League title.

Newcastle United is pursuing Pulisic to sign him in this winter transfer window. He is most likely to leave the Stamford bridge this month. Let us tell you that Newcastle have been performing so well this season with Miguel Almiron in front.

By Shyam
Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.