The European Pass Market closed this Monday and left transfers with a few million on the table. Despite the global economic crisis caused by the pandemic of coronavirusThere are clubs that did not hesitate to peel their wallets and pay fortunes for some purchases: the majority, a trend, for young footballers. In Ole we tell you what were the 10 most expensive operations in the Old Continent.
10- Joakim Mæhle (Atalanta)
For the 23-year-old Danish right-back, Atalanta paid € 11 million to Genk of Belgium, his former club.
Joakim Maehle. Photo: Atalanta.
9- Dennis Man (Parma)
Parma paid € 13 million to FCSB for the 22-year-old Romanian forward.
Dennis Man. Photo: Parma.
8- Pedro (Flamengo)
Fiorentina sold the 22-year-old attacker to Flamengo for 14 million euros. Before I was on loan in Brazil.
Pedro continued in Flamengo.
7- Morgan Sanson (Aston Villa)
Aston Villa paid 15.8 million euros for the 26-year-old French midfielder. It came from Olympique de Marseille.
Morgan Sanson with Darío Benedetto in Marseille.
6- Nicolo Rovella (Juventus)
Juventus bought the young promise of Genoa for 18 million euros. The 19-year-old central midfielder will continue on loan from his former club.
Nicolo Rovella will continue on loan in Genoa.
5- Krépin Diatta (Monaco)
The 21-year-old Senegalese winger went to Monaco for 20 million euros. He comes from playing for Bruges in Belgium.
Krépin Diatta. Photo: AS Mónaco.
4- Dominik Szoboszlai (Leipzig)
The 20-year-old Hungarian midfielder went from RB Salzburg to RB Leipzig for € 20 million.
Dominik Szoboszlai went from one Red Bull to another.
3- Amad Diallo (Manchester United)
Manchester United paid Atalanta € 21 million for the 18-year-old Ivorian striker.
Amad Diallo. Photo: Manchester United.
2- Sébastien Haller (Ajax)
For the 26-year-old attacker, Ajax paid out € 22.5 million. Before, the French footballer played for West Ham.
Sébastien Haller was West Ham’s top scorer.
1- Said Benrahma (West Ham)
West Ham invested 23.1 million euros in the 25-year-old Algerian winger, who came from Brentford. It was the most expensive purchase on the European pass market.
Said Benrahma’s was the most expensive transfer in the pass book.