Europe’s most expensive transfers after summer market closes
Antony, Fofana and Tchouameni among the reinforcements who moved the most money
the Brazilian winger Antoine Matheusthe French central Wesley Fofana and the midfielder also French Aurelien Tchouameni They signed the highest transfer figures on the market ahead of the start of the 2022-23 season, in which English clubs have spent over €2,100m.
Shortly before the deadline, the English Manchester United and Dutch Ajax have announced the agreement for the transfer of Brazilian Antony Matheus dos Santosa 22-year-old raised in the Inferninho de Osasco favela (on the outskirts of Sao Paulo).
The operation was agreed with a transfer fee of 95 million euros with the English club and variables that could increase the amount to 100 million, according to data provided by the Ajax.
These figures exceed those of the transfer in the premier league of Wesley Fofana21-year-old defender Leicester Al chelseacalculated at 81 million.
Fofana will strengthen the defense of the chelseawhere it joins the additions of the Spanish Marc Cucurella and the Senegalese Kalidou Koulibaly to compensate for the loss of Antonio Rudiger, now a player Real Madrid, and of Andreas Christensenhired by the Barcelona.
The Barça club, based on financial “levers”, hired seven footballers, but concentrated its investments above all on the Pole Robert Lewandowski (45 million), the French Jules Kounde (50) and the Brazilian Raphinha (58).
The other transfer with the highest figures was that of the French Aurelien Tchouameni, French midfielder monaco who ended up in the champion of Europe and the Spanish league. The real Madrid signed the 22-year-old midfielder from monaco for 80 million.
With lesser amounts, the transfers of the Uruguayan striker have been finalized Darwin Nunez (23 years old) from Benfica portuguese to liverpool English for 75 million; that of Swedish Alexander Isakformer striker Real society also 22 years old Newcastle English for 70 million and that of the Brazilian midfielder Carlos Henrique Casemiro (30 years) from real Madrid Al Manchester United for the same amount.
the Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt (23 years old) left the Juventus Italian to join the Bayern Munich German for 67 million; the spanish defender Marc Cucurella (24 years old) on Brighton for him chelsea for 65 million and the Norwegian striker Erling Haaland (22 years old) left the German championship for the English championship, after having left the Dortmund and sign for him Manchester City for 60 million.
Transfers of Brazilian striker Richarlison (25) from Everton Al Tottenham for 58 million and the Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez (24 years old) from Ajax to Manchester Unitedfor 67 million, are other highest transactions at the start of the season with a world on the horizon from November 20 Qatar.
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