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Where Philippe Coutinho’s Move Ranks Among Most Expensive Transfers

After months of speculation, Philippe Coutinho is moving to Barcelona. According to reports, the midfield maestro and pocket cannon will leave Liverpool for a reported $192.7 million. The Coutinho transfer fee ranks second all-time on the list of most expensive transfers in world football. 

The club officially announced Coutinho on Saturday.

For the second time in less than a year, Barcelona has made the second-most expensive transfer of all time. In the summer, the Blaugrana paid $131.6 million to pry Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund. It was only behind the $267 million Paris Saint-Germain paid Barcelona for Neymar. 

Philippe Coutinho transfer fee

The Philippe Coutinho transfer fee will have Liverpool thanking the heavens. Photo: @BBCSport | Twitter

Here’s where the Coutinho transfer fee ranks among the most expensive transfers.

Most Expensive Transfers Of All Time

#1 Neymar — €222 million

From Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain.

#2 Philippe Coutinho — €160 million

From Liverpool to Barcelona.

#3 Ousmane Dembele — €105 million

From Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona.

#4 Paul Pogba — €105 million

From Juventus to Manchester United.

#5 Gareth Bale — €100 million

From Tottenham to Real Madrid.

#6 Cristiano Ronaldo — €94 million

From Manchester United to Real Madrid.

#7 Gonzalo Higuain — €90 million

From Napoli to Juventus.

#8 Neymar — €88.2 million

From Santos to Barcelona.

#9 Romelu Lukaku — €85 million

From Everton to Manchester United. 

#10 Virgil van Dijk — €84.5 million

From Southampton to Liverpool.

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