15 most expensive goalkeepers ever, Alisson Becker breaks world record

 

Liverpool have really treated themselves this transfer window having broken the world record fee for a goalkeeper on Alisson. The Brazilian stopper has been brought in from Roma for £66.8m, nearly doubling the previous record for a transfer fee spent on a goalkeeper. With Alisson’s arrival in the Premier League, the English top flight now boasts six of the 10 most expensive keepers of all time. Taking into account the exchange rates at the times of the transfers, here are the 15 most expensive goalkeepers ever…

15. Ivan Pelizzoli – £10.6m

Atalanta to Roma in 2001 Remember Ivan Pelizzoli?

14. Jan Oblak – £12.6m

Benfica to Atletico Madrid in 2014 Jan Oblak has become one of the world’s most sought after stoppers

13. Sebastien Frey – £12.8m

Inter to Parma in 2001 Sebastian Frey in his prime with Parma

12. Angelo Peruzzi – £12.8m

Inter to Lazio in 2000 Angelo Peruzzi played for a number of Serie A’s biggest sides

11. Samir Handanovic – £15.8m

Udinese to Inter in 2012 Samir Handanovic has been Inter No.1 since 2012

10. Claudio Bravo – £17m

Barcelona to Man City in 2016 Claudio Bravo was probably not worth the cash

9. Francesco Toldo – £17.75m

Fiorentina to Inter in 2001 Francesco Toldo won 28 caps for Italy

8. David de Gea – £18m

Atletico Madrid to Man Utd in 2011 David de Gea would cost an awful lot more now

7. Manuel Neuer – £18m

Schalke 04 to Bayern Munich in 2011 Manuel Neuer was cheap at the price

 


6. Bernd Leno – £19.2m

Bayer Leverkusen to Arsenal in 2018 Bernd Leno is set to replace Petr Cech at Arsenal

5. Alex Meret – £19.6m

Udinese to Napoli in 2018 Alex Meret is one of the brightest young keepers in the game

4. Jordan Pickford – £25m

Sunderland to Everton in 2017 Jordan Pickford proved his worth at the World Cup

3. Gianluigi Buffon – £33m

Parma to Juventus in 2001 Gianluigi Buffon is still going strong at 40-years-old

2. Ederson – £35m

Benfica to Man City in 2017 Ederson has been a great signing for Man City

1. Alisson – £66.8m

Roma to Liverpool in 2018

 

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