First, learn the headline once more as a result of every time we do these lists we get individuals stating that these usually are not the 5 largest gross sales. Because they’re not; they’re the 5 final record gross sales. Got it?
ArsenalPaul Merson – £5m (to Middlesbrough in July 1997)
Nicolas Anelka – £22.3m (to Real Madrid in August 1999)
Marc Overmars – £25m (to Barcelona in July 2000)
Cesc Fabregas – £25.4m (to Barcelona in August 2011)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – £35m (to Liverpool in August 2017)
Conclusion: Arsenal actually are rotten at promoting gamers. And it’s unlikely that run will change with Nicolas Pepe proving a really exhausting promote.
Aston VillaDwight Yorke – £12.6m (to Manchester United in August 1998)
James Milner – £18m, plus a Stephen Ireland (to Manchester City in August 2010)
Stewart Downing – £20m (to Liverpool in July 2011)
Christian Benteke – £32.5m (to Liverpool in July 2015)
Jack Grealish – £100m (to Man City, August 2021)
Grealish’s benchmark seems more likely to be handed solely when Man Utd panic and spend £150million on John McGinn.
BournemouthLewis Grabban – £3m (to Norwich in June 2014)
Tommy Elphick – £3.2m (to Aston Villa in June 2016)
Matt Ritchie – £12m (to Newcastle in July 2016)
Tyrone Mings – £20m rising to £25m (to Aston Villa in July 2019)
Nathan Ake – £40m (to Manchester City in August 2020)
That’s fairly an acceleration by the gears for middling centre-halves.
BrentfordEzri Konsa – £12m (to Aston Villa in July 2019)
Chris Mepham – £12.2m (to Bournemouth in January 2019)
Neal Maupay – £20m (to Brighton in August 2019)
Said Benrahma – £20m plus add-ons (to West Ham in January 2021)
Ollie Watkins – £28m rising to £33m (to Aston Villa in September 2020)
Brentford have completely nailed this switch malarkey. Ivan Toney subsequent?
BrightonAdam Virgo – £1.8m (to Celtic in July 2005)
Liam Bridcutt – £2.5m (to Sunderland in January 2014)
Leonardo Ulloa – £8m (to Leicester in July 2014)
Anthony Knockaert – £10.5m (to Fulham in July 2020)
Ben White – £50m (to Arsenal in July 2021)
Yves Bissouma has gone for much less because of an expiring contract so it’s exhausting to see when this will get damaged.
ChelseaJuan Mata – £37.1m (to Manchester United in January 2014)
David Luiz – £40m (to PSG in June 2014)
Oscar – £52m (to Shanghai SIPG in January 2017)
Diego Costa – £57.1m (to Atletico Madrid in January 2018)
Eden Hazard – £88m (to Real Madrid in June 2019)
Five gamers signed for a mixed £138m and bought – every for a revenue – at a cumulative £274.2m. They is not going to repeat the trick with Romelu Lukaku.
Crystal PalaceChris Armstrong – £4.5m (to Tottenham in July 1995)
Andy Johnson – £8.6m (to Everton in May 2006)
Wilfried Zaha – £15m (to Manchester United in January 2013)
Yannick Bolasie – £25m (to Everton in August 2016)
Aaron Wan-Bissaka – £45m (to Manchester United in July 2019)
Palace noticed Man Utd coming after they bought a full-back who can’t assault for nearly £50million. And they made a patsy of the Red Devils when giving them barely half of their a refund for Zaha.
EvertonFrancis Jeffers – £8.25m (to Arsenal in June 2001)
Wayne Rooney – £27m (to Manchester United in September 2004)
Marouane Fellaini – £27.5m (to Manchester United in September 2013)
John Stones – £47.5m (to Manchester City in August 2016)
Romelu Lukaku – £75m (to Manchester United in July 2017)
Richarlison gained’t break this record and neither will Dominic Calvert-Lewin any time quickly. Though Everton want the cash.
FulhamGeoff Horsfield – £2.25m (to Birmingham in July 2000)
Steve Finnan – £3.5m (to Liverpool in June 2003)
Louis Saha – £12.83m (to Manchester United in January 2004)
Mousa Dembele – £15m (to Tottenham in August 2012)
Ryan Sessegnon – £25m, plus a Josh Onomah (to Tottenham in August 2019)
Astonishing that their final Premier League relegation was so embarrassing that no person paid severe cash for the protagonists.
LeedsEric Cantona – £1.2m (to Manchester United in November 1992)
David Batty – £2.75m (to Blackburn in October 1993)
Gary Speed – £3.5m (to Everton in July 1995)
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – £12m (to Atletico Madrid in August 1999)
Rio Ferdinand – £30m (to Manchester United in July 2002)
This is about to get blown out of the water by Raphinha…except Kalvin Phillips will get there first.
Leicester CityEmile Heskey – £11m (to Liverpool in March 2000)
N’Golo Kante – £30m (to Chelsea in July 2016)
Danny Drinkwater – £35m (to Chelsea in August 2017)
Riyad Mahrez – £60m (to Manchester City in July 2018)
Harry Maguire – £85m (to Manchester United in August 2019)
Leicester actually did make that lark of shopping for low, promoting excessive and as soon as every yr whereas being upwardly cell look fairly easy.
LiverpoolRobbie Fowler – £12m (to Leeds in November 2001)
Xabi Alonso – £30m (to Real Madrid in August 2009)
Fernando Torres – £50m (to Chelsea in January 2011)
Luis Suarez – £65m (to Barcelona in July 2014)
Philippe Coutinho – £142m (to Barcelona in January 2018)
Liverpool greater than doubled their cash on Torres, virtually tripled it on each Alonso and Suarez, made a fortune on academy product Fowler and did some foolish maths with Coutinho. They, too, are fairly good at this.
Manchester CityShaun Wright-Phillips – £21m (to Chelsea in July 2005)
Alvaro Negredo – £23.8m (to Valencia in July 2015)
Danilo – £34.1m (to Juventus in August 2019)
Leroy Sane – £40.9m (to Bayern Munich in July 2020)
Ferran Torres – £46.7m (to Barcelona in January 2021)
Both Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling are more likely to sneak in (or out) just below that worth.
Manchester UnitedMark Hughes – £2m (to Barcelona in May 1986)
Paul Ince – £7.5m (to Inter in June 1995)
Jaap Stam – £15.3m (to Lazio in August 2001)
David Beckham – £24.5m (to Real Madrid in June 2003)
Cristiano Ronaldo – £80m (to Real Madrid in June 2009)
It is genuinely intriguing to marvel who will break this Manchester United record and eventually dislodge Sparky.
NewcastlePaul Gascoigne – £2.2m (to Tottenham in July 1988)
Andy Cole – £6m, plus a Keith Gillespie (to Manchester United in January 1995)
Dietmar Hamann – £8m (to Liverpool in June 1999)
Jonathan Woodgate – £13.4m (to Real Madrid in August 2004)
Andy Carroll – £35m (to Liverpool in January 2011)
They want by no means promote anyone once more.
Nottingham ForestTeddy Sheringham – £2.1m (to Tottenham, July 1992)
Roy Keane – £3.75m (to Manchester United, July 1993)
Stan Collymore – £8.5m (to Liverpool, July 1995)
Oliver Burke – £13m (to RB Leipzig, August 2016)
Britt Assombalonga – £15m (to Middlesbrough in July 2017)
Some absolute legends after which some absolute chumps. Which listing will Brennan Johnson be part of when he inevitably strikes?
SouthamptonDean Richards – £8.1m (to Tottenham in September 2001)
Gareth Bale – £10m (to Tottenham in May 2007)
Luke Shaw – £27m (to Manchester United in June 2014)
Sadio Mane – £34m (to Liverpool in June 2016)
Virgil van Dijk – £75m (to Liverpool in January 2018)
The final 4 names on that listing might at sure factors after leaving St Mary’s justifiably declare to be the finest in Europe of their place or, in Van Dijk’s case, any place.
TottenhamChris Waddle – £4.5m (to Marseille in July 1989)
Paul Gascoigne – £5.5m (to Lazio in June 1992)
Michael Carrick – £18.6m (to Manchester United in July 2006)
Dimitar Berbatov – £30.75m (to Manchester United in September 2008)
Gareth Bale – £85.3m (to Real Madrid in September 2013)
Those final two entries reek of Daniel Levy. And Chrissy Waddle hangs on in there.
West HamTony Cottee – £2.2m (to Everton in August 1988)
David Unsworth – £3m (to Aston Villa in June 1998)
John Hartson – £7.5m (to Wimbledon in January 1999)
Rio Ferdinand – £18m (to Leeds in November 2000)
Dimitri Payet – £25m (to Marseille in January 2017)
Five years on and the Hammers are steadfast on Declan Rice and Jarrod Bowen, which is both admirably cussed or silly.
WolvesRobbie Keane – £6m (to Coventry in August 1999)
Matt Jarvis – £10.75m (to West Ham in August 2012)
Steven Fletcher – £14m (to Sunderland in August 2012)
Helder Costa – £16m (to Leeds in July 2020)
Diogo Jota – £41m (to Liverpool in September 2020)
That’s a mark that might solely be handed by any person going exhausting for Ruben Neves and at £70m that must be very exhausting certainly.