Over the years, the opening of the transfer market in the middle of the season has taken a central role. And the winter market in 2018 was not exception and was one of the more ‘ valued ‘ ever. The Finance Football joined all the data and presents you a ranking with the huge transfers of January window – the first in the history of world football in which a top purchase for hundreds of millions of euros.
The TOP20 is led by Philippe Coutinho, brazilian that left Liverpool for Barcelona in exchange for some 120 million euros. After a lot of novel, the attacking midfielder was to the catalans receive 13.7 million euros per season. This amount of transfer may also be added the 40 million in clauses.
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This value is double the most expensive transfer of the winter market in 2017. At the time, Oscar went to the Shanghai SIPG for 60 million euros.
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In second place appears the Dutch Virgil van Dijk. The centre-left Southampton for the surprising amount of 78.8 million euros. The value of the most expensive defense player of all time. The podium is closed by the presence of Diego Costa, who haven’t played since the summer in Chelsea. Since November, the Hispanic-Brazilian international is at Atletico Madrid. The amount of the transfer confirmed in January is 66.6 million euros.
A given curious of the largest transfers of January is all take place in Europe, except the Bakambu output to China. Last year, the Asian country was the center of attention in the market.