Top 10 most expensive defenders in history

By Vincent Ashitey
Top 10 most expensive defenders in history
Top 10 most expensive defenders in history

Manchester United completed a world-record £80million signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester City on Monday.

The defender put pen-to-paper on a six-year deal with the option for a further 12 months.

The deal saw Maguire became the world's most expensive defender after eclipsing the £75m Liverpool spent to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in January 2018.

Below takes a look at the 10 top most expensive defenders of all time.

1. Harry Maguire
Leceister to Manchester United

 Harry Maguire

2.Virgil van Dijk
Southampton to Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk

3.Lucas Hernandez
Atletico Madrid to Bayern Munich

Lucas Hernandez

4.Matthijs de Ligt
Ajax to Juventus

Matthijs de Ligt

5.Aymeric Laporte
Athletic Bilbao to Man City

Aymeric Laporte

6.Kyle Walker
Tottenham to Man City

Kyle Walker

7.Benjamin Mendy
Monaco to Man City

Benjamin Mendy

8.David Luiz
Chelsea to Paris Saint-Germain

David Luiz

9.John Stones
Everton to Man City

John Stones

10.Davinson Sanchez
From Ajax to Tottenham

Davinson Sanchez