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10 Most Expensive Transfers This January

10 Most Expensive Transfers This January

By David Kappel - Feb 01, 2018 08:00 PM @kappilinho

There were plenty of deals in the final days of the January transfer window, and five of them ended up among the most expensive deals this term, which include three transfers of African stars.

Click through the gallery to see the 10 costliest transfers this January, according to Transfermarkt.

Philippe Coutinho remained the most expensive deal this January window and in history of January transfers after completing his €160 million move from Liverpool to FC Barcelona earlier this month.

He is followed by Virgil Van Dijk’s €78.8 million move from Southampton to Liverpool and Diego Costa €66 million switch between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.

New Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte became the fourth-most expensive deal this past window, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completes the top five.

Cedric Bakambu sits in sixth spot after completing his €40 million transfer from Villarreal to Beijin Guoan, followed by Inigo Martinez’s €32 million move from Real Sociedad to Athletic Bilbao.

Read: The Highest Paid Arsenal Stars After Aubameyang Deal

Lucas Moura and Andre Ayew climbed into the 10 costliest deals of the January following their deadline day moves, with Theo Walcott completing the top 10.

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