Here are the top 10 most valuable free transfers in history
Who is the most valuable free transfer in football history? We gathered some information from Transfermarkt for some of the best players in the world, that is, their all-time market-value stats.
This article will tell you about the top 10 most valuable free transfers in football history.
Most Valuable Free Transfers
- Lionel Messi – €80m
- Gianluigi Donnarumma – €60m
- David Alaba – €55m
- Robert Lewandowski – €50m
- Paul Pogba – €48m
- Franck Kessie – €45m
- Memphis Depay – €45m
- Antonio Rudiger – €40m
- Aaron Ramsey – €40m
- Leon Goretzka – €40m
Lionel Messi is the most valuable free transfer of all time. He left Barcelona unexpectedly in 2021 after his contract expired with the club and was eventually signed by PSG.
Gigi Donnarumma was named as the UEFA EURO 2020 Player of the Tournament and he had also helped AC Milan win the 2020/21 Scudetto. He was however signed by PSG in 2021 winter transfer window. He is one of the best goalkeepers in the world at present.
David Alaba was one of the most successful transfers in 2020/21 season. He left Bayern Munich, joined Real Madrid and helped them win their 14th UEFA Champions League title. Let us tell you that he had won the UCL with Bayern in 2020.
Paul Pogba has made a sensational return to Juventus after serving Manchester United for six years. Talking about Franck Kessie, Barcelona recently signed him from AC Milan since his contract with the Italians was expired.
“Paul is back in Turin,” Juventus said on their website below a photo of a grinning Pogba in a Juventus shirt.
“He left as a boy and returns as a man and a champion.
“But there is one thing that has not changed — the desire to write unforgettable pages of club history together once more.
“Pogba is back and we couldn’t be happier.”