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The 10 Highest Release Clauses In Football

The 10 Highest Release Clauses In Football

By Keegan Kruger - Jan 08, 2018 05:58 PM @KeeganKruger

Spanish giants FC Barcelona have agreed a deal for Philippe Coutinho, with reports suggesting that the Brazilian's contract includes massive £400 million (R6.27 billion) buyout clause. As such, here are the 10 players who have the highest buyout clauses in the game.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the highest buyout clauses in football, as reported by the Daily Express.

Real Madrid superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have the highest buyout clauses in the game, with both their contracts understood to include a release clause of £886 million (R14.8 billion).

FC Barcelona maestro Lionel Messi is third with a buyout clause apparently set at £626 million (R10.5 billion), which is surprisingly quite a bit less than the two players tied for first.

Fourth and fifth place is taken up by two Los Blancos players, attacking midfielders Isco and Marco Asensio. The pair is tipped for a bright future at the Santiago Bernabeu, and both have release clauses of £620 million (R10.4 billion).

Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Dani Ceballos jointly take up the next four spots, with their release clauses set at £443 million (R7.44 billion).

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Brazil international Philippe Coutinho is now officially the second Blaugrana star in the top 10 as his buyout clause of £400 million (R6.27 billion) is currently the 10th highest in the game.

Are you surprised that the likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are not in the top 10? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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timelessmessi Joined: 10 Dec 2017
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timelessmessi Jan 10, 2018 09:01 AM
We should have done this to naymer put 700m imagine our profit now after those club with country administrator we robbed ourselves those guys have money period
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BigGen Joined: 14 Nov 2017
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BigGen Jan 09, 2018 11:30 AM
just La Liga players, infact Madrid and Barcelona players
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Dladla_Sthe_Keise Jan 09, 2018 10:33 AM
Lol BEnzema???? The guy's worth lest than £10 m
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jan 08, 2018 11:03 PM
We all know that messi clause is the highest in the history of soccer

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