Here is the top 10 summer premier league transfers:
10- Merry Mina (30.25 M€ Everton) – from FC Barcelona)
Yerry Mina has finally escaped from OL. In the very last minutes of the English mercato, FC Barcelona officialized the sale of its Colombian international to Everton for the sum of € 30.25 M plus € 1.25 M bonus. In search of a central defender, Lyon will have to fall back on another track.
9- Felipe Anderson (38M€ West Ham United from Lazio Rome)
After five years in the Roman CAPITAL, The 25-year-old native of Brasilia signed for four years in favor of the Hammers. By paying La Lazio€ 38M, West Ham offered itself the most expensive transfer in its history.
8- Richarlison (to 39.20€ M Everton – from Watford)
The Toffees broke their piggy bank to get the signature of the 21-year-old Brazilian striker. In the Liverpool club, Richarlison will not be out of step as he will be reunited with his former coach at Watford last season : the Portuguese Marco Silva. He signed up for five seasons with Everton.
7- Fabinho (€45M for Liverpool from Monaco)
The ASM continues to sell its players well. The Club of the Principality gave its Brazilian midfielder to the Club of the Mersey, finalist of the last Champions League for 45M€.
6- Jorginho (57M€ Chelsea – from Naples)
After three years together in Naples, Sarri and Jorginho will meet in London. Having become a centerpiece of the Neapolitan eleven under Maurizio Sarri, the Italo-Brazilian intends to reissue the same performance in Chelsea. He’s committed to the Blues for five years.
5- Fred (59M€ Manchester United – from Shakhtar Donetsk)
Manchester United didn’t hang out. In early June, the Red Devils formalized the transfer of the Brazilian midfielder, snatched from the rival City Manchester. It’s always good for the fans.
4- Naby Keita (60M€ Liverpool – from Leipzig)
While the transfer between Leipzig and Liverpool was negotiated at the summer transfer window 2017, the amount remained to be determined. A qualification of the German Club in C1 would have forced the Reds to pay an additional€ 20M for the Guinean. Fortunately for them, Leipzig finished fifth in Bundesliga and the operation was finally concluded at the end of June for 60 million.
3- Alison (€62.50 M) Liverpool – from Rome)
Liverpool did not hesitate to release € 62.5 million, to which 10 million bonuses could be added to offer the Brazilian goalkeeper. He was the most expensive keeper in history for a few weeks before Chelsea decided to take out the checkbook for Kepa. Alisson, 25, had been playing for two years in Rome. He was the starting goalkeeper for the Brazilian national team at the World Cup in Russia.
2- Riyadh Mahrez (67.80 M€ Manchester City – from Leicester)
After being blocked by Leicester last winter, the Algerian has this time been able to join the reigning champion of England. At the age of 27, the ex-Havrais will have the opportunity to show himself in one of the best teams in the world. And it went pretty well with a first trophy won for his first official game in his new colors.
1- Kepa Arrizabalaga (80M€ Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao)
Alisson’s record didn’t last long. To face the departure of Thibaut Courtois at Real Madrid, Chelsea chose to entrust his cages to another Spanish goalkeeper : Kepa Arrizabalaga (23). The Spaniard has paid his discharge clause of EUR 80 million as it is customary in Spain. But it was obviously Chelsea who paid the money. A record amount for a goalkeeper.