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Football's Most Expensive XI

The 2017/18 transfer window is officially open, and with many big signings expected, we thought we would take a look at who is currently make up football's most expensive XI.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see The Sun's most expensive XI!

The team below was put together by English publication The Sun, and they have gone about picking the most expensive players per position on the field, in a 4-3-3 formation.

The line-up features four players from the Premier League, four from La Liga, two from Serie A, and one footballer who has retired but is coaching at the highest level.

Here is The Sun's most expensive XI:

GK: Gianluigi Buffon — Parma to Juventus for £33 million, 2001

RB: Dani Alves — Sevilla to Barcelona for £30 million, 2008

CB: John Stones — Everton to Manchester City for £47.5 million, 2016

CB: David Luiz — Chelsea to Paris Saint-Germain for £50 million, 2014

LB: Luke Shaw — Southampton to Manchester United: £34 million, 2014

CM: Paul Pogba — Juventus to Manchester United for £89 million, 2016

CM: Zinedine Zidane — Juventus to Real Madrid for £47 million, 2001

CM: James Rodriguez — Monaco to Real Madrid for £63 million, 2014

FW: Cristiano Ronaldo — Manchester United to Real Madrid for £80 million, 2009

FW: Gonzalo Higuain — Napoli to Juventus for £75.3 million, 2016

FW: Gareth Bale — Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid for £86 million, 2013

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Which players are you expecting to be knocked out of this XI after this window is closed? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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