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Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

10 Joao Cancelo (Valencia 2018) – €40.40 million/£36.36 million:
In the summer of 2018, Juventus acquired Joao Cancelo from Valencia for a five-year contract of €40.4 million (£36.36 million). When Juventus defeated Milan in the Supercoppa Italiana in January 2019, the Portuguese defender won his first trophy with the team. He later went on to win the Serie A championship in his first season in Turin. The adaptable defender chose to join Premier League powerhouse Manchester City over Juventus in 2019.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings
Rome, Italy 9th October 2022: Paulo Dybala of A.S. Roma during the Italian Serie A 202223 football match between AS Roma and US Lecce at the Olimpico Stadium

9 Paulo Dybala (Palermo 2015) – €41 million/£36.90 million:
Dybala joined Juventus in the summer of 2015 after moving from Palermo for a fee of €41 million (£36.90 million). He remained a key member of the team until 2022. Dybala won four Coppa Italia trophies and five league championships during his seven-year stay at Turin. He was also selected for the Serie A Team of the Year four times throughout his career and received the league’s most valuable player vote once. Dybala is Juventus’ ninth-highest goal scorer all-time with 115 goals scored in 293 games!

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings
VILLAR PEROSA, ITALY – August 04, 2022: Gleison Bremer of Juventus FC in action during the pre-season friendly match between Juventus FC and Juventus FC U23. (Photo by Nicolò Campo/Sipa USA) (Villar Perosa – 2022-08-04, Nicolò Campo / ipa-agency.net) p.s. la foto e’ utilizzabile nel rispetto del contesto in cui e’ stata scattata, e senza intento diffamatorio del decoro delle persone rappresentate

8 Bremer (Torino 2022) – €41 million/£36.90 million:
Bremer was acquired by Juventus from local rivals Torino in the summer of 2022 for €41 million (£36.90 million) on a five-year agreement. Juventus defeated Inter in the center-services. back’s The Brazilian was Juventus’ eighth-most expensive transfer in history according to the transaction. Bremer made a strong start to his first season with Juventus with strong early performances.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

7 Pavel Nedved (Lazio 2001) – €45 million/£40.50 million:
Nedved, the seventh-most expensive player in Juventus history, joined the club in 2001 as a substitute for Zinedine Zidane after moving from Lazio for €45 million (£40.50 million). Nedved’s remarkable exploits helped Juventus reach the Champions League final in 2003, where he was suspended because of an accumulation of yellow cards. The Turin giants defeated Manchester United and Chelsea to sign him. Later that year, Nedved defeated Paolo Maldini and Thierry Henry to win the European Footballer of the Year award. He also won the World Footballer of the Year honor.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

6 Gianluigi Buffon (Parma 2001) – €52.88 million/£47.60 million:
Buffon, one of Juventus’ all-time greatest players, cost the Turin-based club €52.88 million (£47.60 million) to sign in 2001, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history. Juventus faced relegation to Serie B, which was a first for Buffon in his career, and while the iconic Italian enjoyed a tremendous career there, he also experienced one of his lowest points at the club. In 2021, the legendary goalkeeper left Juventus for Parma, the team where he spent his formative years, where he intends to retire.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

5 Arthur Melo (Barcelona 2020) – €76 million/£68.40 million:
Before agreeing to a transfer to Juventus in the summer of 2020 in a swap-cash deal with Miralem Pjanic traveling the opposite way as part of what many saw as an accounting ploy, Arthur spent two seasons in Catalonia. Juventus claimed on their books that they spent €76 million (£68.40 million) to get Arthur, but the actual amount of the transaction between the two clubs was only the difference in the players’ transfer fees.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

4 Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina 2022) – €81.60 million/£73.44 million:
In the January 2022 transfer window, Juventus paid a staggering €81.60 million (£73.44 million) to acquire Vlahovic from Fiorentina, marking him the club’s fourth-most expensive acquisition ever. On February 6 against Hellas Verona in the league, Vlahovic scored the opening goal for Juventus. The same month, against Villarreal in the Champions League, he scored after only 33 seconds of play to become the second-youngest Juventus debutant to score in the Champions League and the player with the fastest starting debut. Since then, Vlahovic has supplanted Dejan Stankovic as the Serbian player with the most goals in Serie A history.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

3 Matthijs De Ligt (Ajax 2019) – €85.50 million/£76.95 million:
Matthijs de Ligt, the youngest player to ever captain an Ajax squad, guided the Dutch team to the Champions League semi-final in the 2018–19 campaign. Due to his outstanding performances during that season, big clubs across Europe reportedly showed interest in signing him. But in the summer of 2019, Juventus struck gold for €85.50 million (£76.95 million), which they agreed to pay Ajax in five annual installments. De Ligt stayed in Turin for three years before being wooed by Bayern Munich, who acquired him for €67 million (£60.30 million) in the summer of 2022. Many Juve supporters would view this time as being somewhat underwhelming.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

2 Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli 2016) – €90 million/£81 million:
After a great tenure with Napoli, Juventus broke the money to lure Higuain to Turin in 2016 for €90 million (£81 million). Before Juventus acquired Ronaldo in 2018, the price Juventus paid for him was also the most ever paid by an Italian side. The Argentine also led Juventus to the 2017 Champions League final, but his club lost 4-1 to Real Madrid. The Argentine scored the game-winning goal on his Juventus debut against Fiorentina. After four seasons, Higuain departed the team and went on loan to Milan and Chelsea before joining Inter Miami in the MLS.

Top 10 Most Expensive Juventus' Player Signings

1 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid 2018) – €117 million/£105.30 million:
Ronaldo spent nine years and €117 million (£105.30 million) at Real Madrid before moving to Juventus in 2018. He also became the most expensive move in Serie A history at the age of 33. Before making an emotional return to Manchester United in the summer of 2021, the Portuguese superstar won two Serie A championships, two Italian Super Cup wins, and a Coppa Italia during his three-year stay with Juventus.

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