The Most Expensive Goalkeepers In World Football
This has been a crazy transfer window and as usual, the English Premier League clubs have flaunted their financial muscles, breaking and setting records in the football transfer market.
Here, we look at the top 5 most expensive goalkeeper signings of all-time in football history.
Chelsea coughed up a mammoth £71.6 million to sign the shot stopper from Atletico Bilbao, making him the most expensive goalkeeper of all-time.
His time as the most expensive goalkeeper was short-lived. Liverpool paid £66.8million to A.S Roma to acquire his services, making him the second most expensive goalkeeper of all-time.
3.Ederson Santana de Moraes
Ederson was signed by Manchester City from S.L Benfica for a fee of £34.7million, pegging him at third.
The Old Lady, Juventus F.C snapped up Buffon from Parma Calcio for a fee of £32.6million, making the Italian shot stopper the fourth most expensive goalkeeper.
5.Jordan Lee Pickford
Jordan was purchased by Everton from Sunderland for a fee of £25million, making him the fifth most expensive goalkeeper.
Notable Mention: Ederson’s transfer fee surpasses that of Buffon’s in Pounds Sterling. In Euros, Ederson’s fee translates to 40million whiles Buffon’s transfer fee is 53million.
Facts retrieved from : TheSportsman Transfers and Goal.com