Most expensive signings in the Premier League from each position


In the bid to be more competitive and dominant in the league most clubs have gone out into breaking transfer records for players they feel will make their bid for success happen. We at eplfantasy made a list on the most expensive players currently playing in their respective positions in the epl.


Central midfield – Paul Pogba

Moved from Juventus to join Manchester United for a club record transfer fee of 105 million euros from Juventus in the 2016/2017 EPL season, After showing flashes of brilliance at Juventus and being a key player to the team that made the 2015 champion league final vs Barcelona, which they eventually lost to Barca. Although after joining Manchester United, he has not been able to replicate the form that made Manchester United splash that huge amount of money on him.



Center back – Harry Maguire



There have been several talks by top analyst's regarding the worth of Maguire, if he his really worth the amount Manchester United purchased him for, but slowly he has been proving doubters wrong by giving mouth watering defensive displays. He joined Manchester United from Leicester City for a fee reported to be 87 million euros in the 2019/2020 EPL season.

Center back – Virgil van dijk



 Joined Liverpool from Southampton for a transfer fee of 84.6 million euros in the January transfer window of the 2017/2018 season ever since his time of joining Liverpool he has taking care of the defence line which enabled Liverpool  reach two champions league final, in which they lost one vs Real Madrid and won the other vs Tottenham Hotspur. He has also been instrumental to the recent success of Liverpool in the league, in which they missed out on the epl trophy with just a point below the eventual winners Manchester city, but in the 2019/2020 season he has been instrumental in the process of winning the league with Liverpool with a possibility of breaking the invincibles record that was previously held by Arsenal under manager Arsene Wenger.

Right winger – Nicholas pepe

 Joined Arsenal from Losc liile in the 2019/2020 season for a fee of 80 million after being instrumental to the champions league qualification of Lille and also being second in the 2018/2019 conforama ligue 1 top scorers list, he has since been unable to regain the form which prompted Arsenal to buy him, after failing to live up to the hype.

Goal keeper – Kepa Arrizabalaga



 The Spanish goal keeper joined Chelsea fc from Atletico bilboa for a record fee of 80 million euro the most for any goalkeeper in the world in the 2018/2019 season, but he has been unable to live up to expectation with him having the lowest save percentage in the league. Current manager Frank lampard have been open to the need of another goalkeeper and has since been using second choice goalkeeper wilferdo cabarrello and he also promoted a young goalkeeper from the academy to the champion league squad for the knockout stages.
Defensive midfielder – Rodri

Joinedthe English giants Manchester city from Atletico Madrid for a record fee in the region of 70 million euros in the 2019/2020 season, he has been solid at the midfield this season certainly worth every penny man City spent on him.


Attacking midfielder – Kelvin de brunye



The Belgian joined Manchester city in the 2015/2016 season for a fee of 76 million euros and has been excellent in performance since joining Manchester city, he is known for his deep vision, his ability to predict the next move of his teammates has made him rack up a whole lot of assists since joining pep guardiola's man City.

Right back – Joao cancelo

&nbJoined Manchester city via a swap deal with Juventus which included Danilo and money added for a deal worth 65 million euros in the 2019/2020 season . He has not been guaranteed a starting spot in the team yet with Kyle walker in tremendous form.

Center forward – Pierre Emerick Aubameyang 



Ever since joining Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a transfer fee of 63.7 million euros he has been tremendously instrumental for the gunners scoring important goals that almost made them win the Europa league in the 2018/2019 season.

Left back – Benjamin Mendy

Joined Manchester city from As Monaco in the 2017/2018 season for a fee of 57 million euros ever since then he has made the left back spot his own with amazing performances but has been suffering from recurring injuring of late which might see his chances in the starting spot get reduced.



Left winger – Raheem Sterling

Joined the epl champions Manchester city from rivals Liverpool for a fee of 63.7 million euros in the 2015/2016 EPL season, ever since then he has been instrumental to the success of pep guardiola’s team winning two Epl trophies and in the 2018/2019 season winning all the available trophies in England.

The Manchester city team led by managerial meastro pep guardiola acquired the majority of the players mentioned in this article.

Note that most of the stats mentioned in this article were gotten from Transfermarkt

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