The most expensive defenders in history

The most expensive defenders in history
Despite the criticism, Harry Maguire is the most expensive defender in history. PHOTO:

Who are they the most expensive defenders in history? Normally, the teams invest large millions in strikers who are the ones who ensure the goals. But nevertheless, in the last decades, the clubs have also invested in their defensive part. Let's remember which have been the most expensive.

The 10 most expensive fenders in history

  1. Harry Maguire: al Manchester United en 2019 by 87 M€
  2. Matthew De Ligt, to Juventus in 2019 by 85,5 M€
  3. Virgil Van Dyke, all Liverpool one 2018 by 84,65 M€
  4. Lucas Hernández, to Bayern Munich in 2019 by 80 M€
  5. Ruben Dias, to Manchester City in 2020 by 68 M€
  6. Matthew De Ligt, to Bayern Munich in 2022 by 67 M€
  7. Achraf Judge, al PSG 2021 by 66,5 M€
  8. João Cancelo, to Manchester City in 2019 by 65 M€
  9. Aymeric Laporte, to Manchester City in 2018 by 65 M€
  10. Ben White, to Arsenal in 2021 by 58,5 M€
The most expensive defenders in history
Matthew de Ligt, has starred 2 of the most expensive transfers of defenses. PHOTO:

Other millionaire signings

David Luiz- 50 millions of euros (Del Chelsea al PSG): and 50 kilos dropped before World Brazil 2014 PSG to Chelsea to get the great Brazilian central defender of the moment. A free kick specialist, an attacking player in the middle of defense. Future, present and quality in abundance for the French team.

Rio Ferdinand – 47 millions of euros (From Leeds to Manchester United in 2002). Nothing more and nothing less than 47 millions came to pay in his day “seasons with Ferguson than in his history prior to his arrival” for having an experienced defender, good in the ball exit and excellent in the air game.

Thiago Silva – 42 millions of euros (From AC Milan to PSG in 2012) PSG needed a safe defense and threw the house out the window in the Brazilian central. Despite its enormous price, I had many girlfriends. Barcelona also wanted it.

Luke Shaw- 38 millions of euros (Del Southampton al United en 2014). A bullet through the left wing that is learning that with just 18 years he signed for the 'Red Devils'.

Most expensive fenders in history
United invested a fortune in Luke Shaw whatever he had 18 years. PHOTO:

Daniel Alves – 35’5 million euros (From Sevilla CF to FC Barcelona in 2009). Barcelona released a million to have one of the best right-backs in modern football.

Lilian Thuram – 33 millions of euros (From Parma to Juventus in 2001). One of the most versatile defenders that football has given. I could play central, right back. In all places he stood out for his enormous physical power and his good aerial game. One of the great defenders in football history.

Some of the highest paid operations for defenses

Marquinhos- 31 millions of euros (From Roma to PSG in 2013)

Pepe – 30 millions of euros (From Porto to Real Madrid in 2007)

Fabio Coentrao – 30 millions of euros (From Benfica to Real Madrid in 2011)

Ricardo Carvalho – 28 millions of euros (From Porto to Chelsea in 2004)

Joleon Lescott- 27,5 millions (From Everton to Manchester City in 2009)

Alessandro Nesta – 27’4 million euros ( From Lazio to AC Milan in 2002)

Sergio Ramos – 27 millions of euros (From Sevilla CF to Real Madrid in 2005)

Walter Samuel – 24 millions of euros ( From AS Roma to Real Madrid in 2004)

Dmytro Chygrynskiy – 24 millions of euros (Del Shakhtar Donetsk al FC Barcelona en 2009)

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