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Top 20 transfers of the close season


(FILES) This file photo taken on June 12, 2017 shows France’s forward Kylian Mbappe smiling during a training session at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on the eve of the friendly football match against England. Mbappe has been called to join the French national football team for their 2018 World Cup qualifiers against the Netherlands and Luxembourg, AFP reported on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

After a record-breaking transfer window in Europe came to a close on Friday in Spain, AFP Sports lists the 20 biggest moves of the summer:

1. 222 million euros ($264m) — Neymar (BRA) — Barcelona (ESP) to Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

2. 180m euros (loan with option to buy) — Kylian Mbappe (FRA) — Monaco (FRA) to Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)


3. 105m euros (rising to a possible 147m) — Ousmane Dembele (FRA) — Borussia Dortmund (GER) to Barcelona (ESP)

4. 85m euros — Romelu Lukaku (BEL) — Everton (ENG) to Manchester United (ENG)

5. 80m euros — Alvaro Morata (ESP) — Real Madrid (ESP) to Chelsea (ENG)

6. 58m euros — Benjamin Mendy (FRA) — Monaco (FRA) to Manchester City (ENG)

7. 53m euros (rising to possible 60m) — Alexandre Lacazette (FRA) — Lyon (FRA) to Arsenal (ENG)

8. 51.9m euros — Naby Keita (GUI) — RB Leipzig (GER) to Liverpool (ENG)

9. 51m euros (rising to possible 57m) — Kyle Walker (ENG) — Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) to Manchester City (ENG)

10. 50m euros — Bernardo Silva (POR) — Monaco (FRA) to Manchester City (ENG)

11. 49.4m euros — Gylfi Sigurdsson (ISL) — Swansea City (ENG) to Everton (ENG)

12. 45.8m euros — Davinson Sanchez (COL) — Ajax (NED) to Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)

13. 45m euros — Tiemoue Bakayoko (FRA) — Monaco (FRA) to Chelsea (ENG)

14. 44.7m euros — Nemanja Matic (SRB) — Chelsea (ENG) to Manchester United (ENG)

15. 42m euros (rising to a possible 50m) — Mohamed Salah (EGY) — Roma (ITA) to Liverpool (ENG)

16. 41.5m euros (rising to a possible 47.5m) — Corentin Tolisso (FRA) — Lyon (FRA) to Bayern Munich (GER)

17. 40m euros — Leonardo Bonucci (ITA) — Juventus (ITA) to AC Milan (ITA)

=. 40m euros — Paulinho (BRA) — Guangzhou Evergrande (CHN) to Barcelona (ESP)

=. 40m euros — Ederson (BRA) — Benfica (POR) to Manchester City (ENG)

20. 37.9m euros — Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (ENG) – Arsenal (ENG) to Liverpool (ENG)

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