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The 10 Most Expensive Signings In Man Utd History

With Jose Mourinho's Manchester United having confirmed the signing of Brazil international Fred for a fee of more than £50 million on Tuesday, here are the 10 most expensive signings in the Red Devils' history.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the 10 most expensive buys in United history, according to Transfermarkt!

Reports suggest that United snapped up the 25-year-old midfielder for £53.1 million (R911 million), a fee that makes him their fifth most expensive signing of all time.

French midfielder Paul Pogba's £94.5 million (R1.62 billion) price tag in 2016 still makes him the club's most costly signing ever, ahead of Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, who joined the Red Devils in 2017 for a fee of £76.23 million (R1.3 billion).

The third most expensive United player ever is former Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria, who cost £67.5 million (R1.15 billion) in 2014. French attacker Anthony Martial follows the Argentine with his price tag of £54 million (R924 million).

The aforementioned Fred is in fifth place, ahead of Rio Ferdinand, who joined the Old Trafford club for a reported fee of £41.4 million (R710 million) from Leeds United in 2002.

Juan Mata cost United £40.26 million (R690.86 million) in 2013, while midfielder Nemanja Matic cost the club £40.23 million (R690.34 million) last year.

Ninth on the list is Juan Sebastian Veron, who the club spent £38.34 million (R657 million) on in 2001, followed by Armenian playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

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The former Borussia Dortmund player joined the Red Devils for £37.8 million (R648 million) in 2016, but left in January this year.

Do you think Fred will be successful in a United shirt? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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