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Friday 15 December 2017

Dembele's €105m move

Ousmane Dembele
Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele has joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, the La Liga club have announced.

The Catalan giants signed the highly-rated France international for €105m (£96.8m) - the second highest transfer fee of all time behind Neymar, who switched Barca for Paris St Germain earlier this summer for £200.6m.

Barcelona said in a statement: "FC Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund have reached an agreement for the transfer of Ousmane Dembele for €105m plus add-ons. The player will sign a five year contract and his buy out-clause is set at €400 million."

10 MOST EXPENSIVE FOOTBALLERS

1. Neymar, Barcelona to PSG, 2017, £200.6m

2. Ousmane Dembele, Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona, 2017, £96.8m

3. Paul Pogba, Juventus to Man Utd, 2016, £89m

4. Gareth Bale, Tottenham to Real Madrid, 2013, £85.3m

5. Cristiano Ronaldo, Man Utd to Real Madrid, 2009, £80m

6. Gonzalo Higuain, Napoli to Juventus, 2016, £75.3m

7. Romelu Lukaku, Everton to Man Utd, 2017, £75m

8. Luis Suarez, Liverpool to Barcelona, 2014, £65m

9. James Rodriguez, Monaco to Real Madrid, 2014, £63m

10. Oscar, Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG, 2017, £60m

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