Chelsea Most Expensive Signings 2020
Chelsea Most Expensive Signings ever? Which Chelsea Football Club signings have been the most expensive? Here we look at the Top five most expensive Chelsea signings ever.
Most expensive Chelsea signings ever
Chelsea most expensive player ever? Which players do you think is the most expensive in history of Chelsea?
Transfer fees have been a bit crazy in the past few years. Paul Pogba going to Manchester United for £100 million and Neymar to PSG for £200 million have been extraordinary.
So, with the recently inflated transfer market values- which players have been signed by Chelsea for massive fees?
In 2017, Chelsea signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for £58 million. It had made Morata the most expensive signing ever at the club.
In summer 2018 Chelsea signed Italian midfielder Jorginho from Napoli for £57 million. Chelsea also brough along former Napoli head coach Maurizio Sarri who was included in the deal. So else makes the list? Here we find out.
Chelsea Top 10 most expensive signings
Chelsea most expensive signings? Here we take a look at who are the Chelsea most expensive signings ever as of 2018.
|1||Kepa Arrazibalaga||Athletic Bilbao||£71,500,000||2018|
|2||Álvaro Morata||Real Madrid||£58,000,000||2017|
|2||Christian Pulisic||Borussia Dortmund||£58,000,000||2019|
|5||Hakim Ziyech||Ajax||£40,000,000 (plus add – ons_||2020|
|7||Danny Drinkwater||Leicester City||£35,000,000||2017|
|8||David Luiz||Paris Saint-Germain||£34,000,000||2016|
|10||N’Golo Kanté||Leicester City||£32,000,000||2016|
|Diego Costa||Atlético Madrid||£32,000,000||2014|
**Three players are tied in the last spot and two players are tied in second spot.
Chelsea Most expensive signings ever as of 2020
Chelsea will have to spend big this summer as they need to bolster the squad. Their new most expensive signing Kepa has settled into the side well and has a bright future ahead of him.
They also have bought Christian Pulisic £58m making him the joint second most expensive signing for the Blues.
Gone are the days though of Chelsea spending big so it’s likely that not many signings happen.
Although the January transfer window was quiet for the Blues, we have now hit back with a bang. The signing of Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech has been announced by Chelsea. An amount of €40m plus €4m in add-ons will be paid to Ajax who will keep the winger till the end of the season, letting Ziyech join Chelsea in the summer of 2020.
Chelsea most expensive signings ever – Kepa Arrazibalaga
Chelsea were hit hard in the summer when their star goalkeeper and World Cup’s golden glove winner Thibaut Courtois went to war with the club to leave for Real Madrid. However, Chelsea were able to find a replacement, albeit for a club record fee.
Young Kepa was in his first season here at Chelsea and had done extremely well so far. His reflexes and positioning has improved every game and he is much better with his feet than Courtois ever was. Looks like Chelsea traded up! However, recently he has had a bad patch. In fact he ranks 127 out of 132 keepers in Europe. However, he is young and we trust him to turn it around.
Chelsea most expensive signings ever – Alvaro Morata
Alvaro Morata came as Chelsea’s most expensive transfer until Kepa came along. After scoring only 24 goals in 72 games, he was loaned out to Atletico Madrid last year and the final has now been transfered.
Alvaro Morata was born in Madrid and signed for Real Madrid in 2008 from Getafe CF. Morata had played for Atletico Madrid and Getafe as a youth player. After performing well for the Real Madrid C team, Morata was promoted to the B team.
Morata moved to Juventus in 2014 and scored 15 goals in 63 appearances. Not a great return for a striker.
Then, he moved back to Real Madrid after they opted to exercise his buy-back clause. Morata then had a great season with them. Morata scored 15 goals in 26 appearances. He is tied with Christian Pulisic for the second most expensive signing on whom the jury is still out.
Chelsea most expensive signings ever – Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres is the fourth most expensive Chelsea signing ever. Chelsea signed the Spaniard from Liverpool in 2011 for £50 million. Most fans and pundits, however, consider Torres to have been a huge flop. But although he didn’t score many goals for Chelsea , he did score a few important ones in the Champions League. Including that gal against Barcelona.