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The 20 Biggest Transfers of Summer 2023

The 20 Biggest Transfers of Summer 2023
The 20 Biggest Transfers of Summer 2023

These are the top 20 Biggest Transfers of Summer 2023

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The list was compiled based on the initial fee, add-ons. Below is the list of the biggest 20 summer signings across Europe in 2023.

Moises Caicedo (Brighton to Chelsea)£100m plus £15m add-ons

Chelsea completed the signing of the midfielder Moisés Caicedo from Brighton in a deal worth a British record £115m.


It is the second time in seven months that Chelsea have smashed the British transfer record after paying £106.8m for another midfielder, Enzo Fernández, in the winter window. Caicedo has signed an eight-year contract, with a club option of a further year.


 Declan Rice (West Ham to Arsenal) – £100m plus £5m add-ons

Declan Rice joined Arsenal from West Ham in a record £105m deal. The transfer is made up of a £100m initial fee plus £5m in performance-related add-ons. It is the highest amount an English club has paid for an English player.

 Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund to Real Madrid) – £88m plus £25.6m add-ons

Real Madrid announced the signing of Bellingham on a six-year contract. The agreement included a base transfer fee of €103 million, payable to Borussia Dortmund.

Harry Kane (Tottenham to Bayern Munich) – £86m plus £14m add-ons

On 12 August, Bayern Munich announced the signing of Kane on a four-year contract. Kane became the most expensive signing in Bundesliga history, costing €100m plus €10m bonuses in transfer fees, surpassing the €80m transfer fee paid by Bayern Munich for Lucas Hernandez in 2019.

Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain to Al-Hilal) – £86.3m

On 15 August 2023, Neymar completed a transfer to Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal on a two-year contract. The transfer fee was reported to be worth €90 million. The deal made him the most expensive purchase in the Saudi Pro League.


Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig to Manchester City) – £77m

On 5 August 2023, Premier League club Manchester City announced the signing of Gvardiol on a five-year deal. The fee was undisclosed, but reported to be around £77 million (€90 million), making Gvardiol the second most expensive defender in the world.

Kai Havertz (Chelsea to Arsenal) – £65m

On 28 June 2023, Havertz was signed by Chelsea’s crosstown rivals Arsenal for a reported fee of £65 million making him one of the biggest summer signings in Europe

 Rasmus Hojlund (Atalanta to Manchester United) – £64m plus £8m add-ons

Manchester United agreed a deal to sign Højlund from Atalanta for an initial £64 million fee plus £8 million in performance related add-ons, with the player agreeing a five year deal with the option of an extra year.

Dominik Szoboszlai (Leipzig to Liverpool) – £60m

On 2 July 2023, Liverpool signed Szoboszlai on a five-year contract after triggering his release clause which was reportedly worth £60 million. He is the third Hungarian player to play for the club after István Kozma and Ádám Bogdán

Jeremy Doku (Rennes to Man City) – £55.4m

On 24 August, Manchester City confirmed the signing of Doku, agreeing a five-year deal with the player. He was given the number 11 shirt for the upcoming season.


Mason Mount (Chelsea to Manchester United) – £55m plus £5m add-ons

Mount signed for Premier League club Manchester United on an initial five-year contract, with the option to extend for a further year. United paid Chelsea a guaranteed transfer fee of £55 million, with the deal containing potential add-ons of £5 million, and Mount took on the prestigious number seven jersey, which was last worn by Cristiano Ronaldo prior to his departure in the previous season

Romeo Lavia (Southampton to Chelsea) – £53m plus £5m add-ons

On 18 August 2023, Lavia joined Chelsea, signing a seven-year contract, for a reported initial fee of £53 million plus add-ons.


Sandro Tonali (AC Milan to Newcastle) – £52m plus £8m add-ons

On 3 July 2023, Premier League club Newcastle United announced the signing of Tonali on a five-year contract, for an undisclosed fee. Reported to be around €70 million, this made Tonali the most expensive Italian player of all time.

Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig to Chelsea) – £52m

Nkunku signed for Premier League club Chelsea on a six-year deal starting on 1 July 2023.The transfer fee was reported to be £52 million

Malcom (Zenit to Al-Hilal) – £51.4m

On 23 July 2023, Zenit’s chairman announced the transfer of Malcolm to Al Hilal of the Saudi Pro League. The transfer fee agreed was €60m with an advance payment of 50%.


Otavio (Porto to Al Nassr) – £51.4m

On 22 August 2023, Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr announced the signing of Otávio on a three-year contract, after activating the player’s €60 million release clause, making him both the most expensive player in the Saudi club’s history and Porto’s highest ever sale

Manuel Ugarte (Sporting to Paris Saint-Germain) – £51.2m

On 15 June 2023, in an interview with Portuguese newspaper Record, Ugarte confirmed that he would be joining Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

On 7 July 2023, PSG officially announced that he had joined the club on a five-year contract until 30 June 2028. The transfer fee was reported to be €60 million, with PSG triggering Ugarte’s release clause.

Ruben Neves (Wolves to Al Hilal) – £47m

On 23 June 2023, Wolves confirmed Neves’ departure from the club. Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal confirmed the transfer which set a new record sale for Wolverhampton Wanderers reported to be £47 million

Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham to Al-Hilal) – £45m

On 19 August 2023, Mitrović joined Saudi club Al Hilal from Fulham for a club record transfer fee of £50m.

Matheus Cunha (Atletico Madrid to Wolves) – £44m

On 1 January 2023, he joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan for the remainder of the 2022–23 season, with the move becoming permanent in the summer of 2023

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