When Ruud Gullit left PSV to AC Milan for a total of 6.75 million euros in 1987, the whole of Holland was perplexed. A mega transfer, so was called the sale of the current assistant coach. PSV wrote history with the most expensive transfer in Dutch football. Gullit played the stars of heaven in Milan and made his transfer double and transverse. Does that apply to other top transfers? At the current transfer market, 6 million is now a pod. Which 10 players from a Dutch football club have so far been paid the most?
The list of most expensive Dutch soccer players can be found here .
10. Kevin Strootman – € 20 million (2013)
Kevin Strootman made his big step forward when he moved from PSV to AS Roma. Although he started well with his Italian adventure, a serious knee injury was sooted in the food. It lasted him a long time.Strootman missed the World Cup in Brazil. Despite the setbacks, Strootman seems to have found his place at Roma where he recently extended his contract for five years.
9. Georginio Wijnaldum – € 20 million (2015)
Georginio Wijnaldum, from Sparta youth, made a fury at Feyenoord, where he debuted as a 16-year-old player in paid football. He left 5 seasons later for PSV to become a champion in 2015. It brought him a lucrative transfer to Newcastle United, claiming a record amount in club history for Wijnaldum. The Rotterdammer does well in the English league.
8. Vincent Janssen – € 20 million (2016)
Vincent Janssen made his dream transfer from AZ Alkmaar to Tottenham Hotspur. Janssen had not passed over for Almere City, a club active in the Jupiler League. At AZ, Janssen knew it very regularly.That gave him the title ‘talent of the year’ in 2016. Tottenham does not really want to succeed. Janssen can not count on a fixed base and scores far less goals than assuming the transfer rate of 20 million euros.
7. Luis Suárez – € 26.5 million (2011)
You could easily forget, but Barcelona’s star player debuted on Dutch football fields at FC Groningen.Suárez then became a true top scorer at Ajax. The transfer to Liverpool gave the club from the capital 26.5 euros, moreover compared to the 82 million that Barcelona paid for the Uruguay player to Liverpool.
7. Davy Klaassen – € 27 million (2017)
In 2017 there will be two new players in the list, Ajax bid, the first one 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.
6. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar – € 27 million (2009)
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar left for Real Madrid in 2009. He had since become known as 100 goals in the Dutch league. Ajax received 27 million euros for the lead that was active in Madrid for only half a season. Via AC Milan and Schalke 04, the Achterhoeker is playing for his old club Ajax this coming season.
5. Wesley Sneijder – € 27 million (2015)
Wesley Sneijder left 2007 for the same amount of Ajax to Real Madrid. The record international had two fairly successful seasons at the Spanish team. He has not delivered a lot of money to Real Madrid.Sneijder went to Inter Milan for about 15 million. Quite less than the 27 million Real paid for him.
4. Ruud van Nistelrooy – € 30.5 million (2001)
In 2001, PSV again wrote history with a record transfer of 30.5 million euros which Manchester United dropped for this top scorer. The Van Nistelrooy originated from Oss would have made that change a year earlier. However, due to a knee injury, the transfer did not go through. Van Nistelrooy proved to be of great value to Manchester. In 2002/2003 he became top scorer in the Premier League with 25 goals in 34 games.
3. Arek Milik – € 32 million (2016)
Arek Milik who could count on praise and criticism at Ajax, did not make the Amsterdam club a win. The 2.8 million that the player had cost was converted to around 30 million wins at the transition to Italian Naples. Milik has not had a lot of fun in his Serie A adventure. After a few good first months he got injured and has since not been able to meet his expensive transfer of over 32 million euros.
2. Memphis Depay – € 34 million (2015)
Overall, as a super talent, Mephis Depay made a top season at PSV with which he became champion in 2015. A golden international future seemed to be on the verge of being a player from the youth of Sparta. Manchester United took over $ 34 million from Depay from PSV. Depay, however, hardly impressed in England and scored in a one and a half season only twice. In 2017, Depay was sold to Lyon for ‘only’ 22 million.
1. Davinson Sanchez – € 40 million (2017)
Davinson Sanchez played only a season for Ajax. As a center defender he impressed with his good tackles. Especially in the Europa League, his good game came true. This gave him a transfer to Tottenham at the end of the 2017 transfer period, the British paid 40 million euros. Not bad as Ajax paid ‘only’ 5 million euros a year before the Colombian!