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History must be 'repeated': The ranking of the most expensive sales of Barça

Published:6/05/2023 - 20:54h

Updated:6/05/2023 - 20:54h

The priority of FC Barcelona is to generate income through sales in the summer transfer market. The club has a long history with important departures and actually benefited from the most expensive transfer ever... Will they have any luck this year?

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They are many the needs that has the FC Barcelona of face to the market of signings estival. From LaLiga have announced that the club has to show 250 million euros in profits before it finish the exercise 2022-2023 to be able to go out to reinforce his staff. It will be an authentic challenge, because there is not 'a lot of' that do in so little time.

The club, in any case, is working in the possible operations that could complete in the next months. The most commented case is the one of Ansu Fati, by the one who there is an offer of the Wolverhampton that would include to Rúben Neves and 30 million euros. Likewise, it is on the table the possible exit of Raphinha to the Premier League, to weigh that it is a footballer that likes a lot to Xavi Hernández and company.

The reality is that the culés will have to promote his sales in this summer. In the past, have been varied the players that have gone out in millionaire operations that have served so that the Barça square his accounts. In this year, will have the obligation to repeat the strategies of the past to be able to have options to fulfil with the economic parameters of LaLiga. To continuation, review the most commented sales:

The most expensive sales of the history culé

In the first position and with a lot of difference finds the traspaso of Neymar Jr to the Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2017 at a rate of 222 million euros. Still it is, in fact, the most expensive signing of the history of the football, with a lot of differences. It was a movement that gave a lot what speak, especially because the Barcelona directors did not know to take advantage of the gains and the money spent sooner of the expected.

The following in the list are very underneath of the sale of the Brazilian extreme. The second is Arthur, the one who left to the Juventus for the season 2020-2021 in an operation that was valued in 76 'kilos', but in which it was included Miralem Pjanic. It follows him a historical, as it went it Luis Figo, in his 'betrayal' going to the Real Madrid in 2001 in return of €60m.

The ranking complete

Alexis Sánchez occupies the fourth square, with a movement of €42.5m to the Arsenal, whereas Paulinho closes the 'top 5' with a traspaso of €42m to the Guangzhou Chinese in the summer of 2018. In the ranking follow him Malcom, to the Zenith in the 19-20 by €40m or Jasper Cillessen, to Valencia, in an operation that included to Net and that it was valued in 35 millions.

It projects the sale to Chelsea of Cesc Fabregas (€33m) in 2014, Nelson Semedo to the Wolves by €32m in 2020, Yerry Mina to the Everton (€30.25m), Yaya Touré to the Manchester City in 2010 (€30m), Pedro Rodríguez to Chelsea (€27m) or the traspaso of Ronaldo Nazario to the Inter of Milan for the 1997-1998 that finished leaving 26.5 million euros in the arks of the club.

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