TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE TRANSFER FOR A DUTCH FOOTBALL PLAYER

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TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE TRANSFER FOR A DUTCH FOOTBALL PLAYER

When Johan Cruijff left for € 1.2 million in 1973 from Ajax to Barcelona, ​​he established a world record.Nowadays, for top players, it’s almost a hundredfold. Dutch best football player of all time has long been no longer Dutch most expensive football player. Which Dutch soccer players are in the top 10 of most expensive Dutch transfers of all time?

10. Arjen Robben in 2009: € 25 million

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After Real Madrid bought Christiano Ronaldo and Kaká in 2009, according to the new chairman Florentino Pérez, there was no room for Arjen Robben at the Madrilean top club. Louis van Gaal’s Bayern Munich took over the flank player for € 25 million. At the Bavarian club Robben won double in his first season and reached the final of the Champions League.

9. Jaap Stam in 2001: € 25 million

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Jaap Stam was won by Manchester United in 1998 by Alex Ferguson for £ 10.6 million (€ 17 million).With this, PSV’s former player became the most expensive Dutch football player of all time. In 2001, however, Stam got it with Ferguson after the Scottish practice master was furious about some passages from Stams autobiography. The English club sold Straw for £ 15.3 million (€ 25 million) to Lazio Roma.

 TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE TRANSFER FOR A DUTCH FOOTBALL PLAYER

8. Davy Klaassen in 2017: € 27 million

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The newest entry in the list of most expensive Dutch football players is Davy Klaassen. In 2011, he debuted at his 18th for Ajax’s first team. He scored his first honorary goal after 42 seconds in the field. With this he is the debutant who scored the most quickly after entering the field at Ajax. Soon he grew into bass player and himself to the captain. In the summer of 2017 he exchanged Ajax for Everton for an amount of 27 million euros.

7. Wesley Sneijder in 2007: € 27 million

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Sneijder already impressed at a young age and already debuted as a 19 year old in Orange. His real breakthrough made the central midfielder in the 2006/2007 season, in which the talented Ajax player scored 18 goals. Real Madrid took over the two-batted game distributor for € 27 million. With the Madrilenen Sneijder won the Primera División in the 2007/2008 season.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE TRANSFER FOR A DUTCH FOOTBALL PLAYER

6. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in 2008: € 27 million

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After Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored 33 times for Ajax in the 2007/2008 season, he was invited by Manchester City, HSV and Real Madrid, among others. For fear of not finding a replacement for Huntelar in time, Ajax did not want to leave the top scorer yet. In December 2008, Ajax still paid for Real Madrid for € 27 million.

5. Robin van Persie in 2012: € 30.5 million

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In the 2011/2012 season, Arsenal was regularly called a one-man team. So much impression made Van Persie with his 30 Premier League goals. However, to the disappointment of the Dutch striker, Arsenal again seized next to the championship. Hungry for prices, Van Persie made £ 22.5 million in the summer of 2012 for the controversial move to arch rivals Manchester United.

4. Ruud van Nistelrooij in 2001: € 30.5 million

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Van Persie was not the first Dutch striker to be transferred to Manchester for a lot of money. In 2001, Ruud van Nistelrooij was in favor of him. The Brabander performed a very goal-long time at PSV since 1998, but was injured in 2000. However, Alex Ferguson continued to trust Van Nistelrooij and made the goaltheater a year later for 67 million (€ 30.5 million) to Manchester United.

3. Memphis Depay in 2015: € 34 million

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With his performance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in which Depay was nominated for Biggest Talent, Depay made great impression. Not only on fans, but also on federal coach Louis van Gaal. So much impressed that Van Gaal decided to take the flegmatic outside player to his new Manchester United club. This cost the English £ 25 million (€ 34 million).

2. Arjen Robben in 2007: € 36 million

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Arjen Robben is the only player twice in this top 10. Surprisingly, this is not because Robben has exchanged one international top club for the other several times in his impressive career. So in 2007, when he made the move from Chelsea to Real Madrid. The Royal deposited £ 24 million (€ 36 million) for Robben. Together with Sneijder, Robben paid back the Spanish top club by becoming convincing national champion in 2008.

1. Marc Overmars in 2000: € 40 million

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During the EK 2000 there were already rumors that Overmars would leave Arsenal after the tournament. Especially Lazio Roma and Barcelona were interested. After Joan Gaspart was elected new Barça chairman, the transfer was accelerated. Gaspart eventually reached both Overmars and French midfielder Petit in London. For the fast Dutch outsider, the Spaniards paid £ 25 million (€ 40 million).Now, almost 20 years later, in a world of bizarre transfer amounts , still the record of a Dutch footballer!

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE TRANSFER FOR A DUTCH FOOTBALL PLAYER

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