The biggest transfer market profits of all time

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The biggest transfer market profits of all time

Patrick Power by Patrick Power @rfutbol - 0 +12k

After spending considerably less money in recruiting players, several clubs opt to sell prized assets in order to earn a handsome profit. Here are the biggest mark-ups in European football.

10) Everton (2017) - ROMELU LUKAKU - Mark up: £40m

Chelsea – Everton £28m (2014), Everton – Manchester United £75m (2017)

9) Juventus (2001) - ZINEDINE ZIDANE - Mark up: £45m

Bordeaux – Juventus £3m (1996), Juventus – Real Madrid £48m (2001)

8) Liverpool (2014) - LUIS SUAREZ - Mark up: £52.2m

Ajax – Liverpool £22.8m (2011), Liverpool – Barcelona £75m (2014)

7) Southampton (2018) - VIRGIL VAN DIJK - Mark up: £62m

Celtic – Southampton £13m (2015), Southampton – Liverpool £75m (2018)

6) Manchester United (2009) - CRISTIANO RONALDO - Mark-up: £63m

Sporting Lisbon – Manchester United £17m (2003), Manchester United – Real Madrid £80m (2009)

5) Tottenham (2013) - GARETH BALE - Mark-up: £76m

Southampton – Tottenham £10m (2007), Tottenham – Real Madrid £86m (2013)

4) Borussia Dortmund (2017) - OUSMANE DEMBELE - Mark up: £81m

Rennes – Borussia Dortmund £13.5m (2016), Borussia Dortmund – Barca £94.5m (2017)

3) Juventus (2016) - PAUL POGBA - Mark-up: £89m

Manchester United – Juventus free (2012), Juventus – Manchester United £89m (2016)

2) Liverpool (2018) - PHILIPPE COUTINHO - Mark up: £136.5m

Inter – Liverpool £8.5m (2013), Liverpool – Barcelona £145m (2018)

1) Barcelona (2017) - NEYMAR - Mark up: £149m

Santos – Barcelona £49m (2013), Barcelona – PSG - £198m (2017)

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