Football: Top 5 British and global record transfers

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku training with the national team in Tallinn, Estonia, on June 8, 2017.
Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku training with the national team in Tallinn, Estonia, on June 8, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

London (AFP) - Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku is to sign for Manchester United from Everton for a reported £75 million (S$133 million), having completed his medical.

The fee will be a record between British clubs.

AFP Sports lists the top five British and global transfers.

British club transfers

1. £75m - Romelu Lukaku (BEL). Everton to Manchester United, 2017.

2. £50m - Fernando Torres (ESP). Liverpool to Chelsea, 2011.

3. £47.5m - John Stones (ENG). Everton to Manchester City, 2016.

4. £44m - Raheem Sterling (ENG). Liverpool to Manchester City, 2015.

5. £37.1m - Juan Mata (ESP). Chelsea to Manchester United, 2014.

 

Global transfers

1. £89m - Paul Pogba (FRA). Juventus (ITA) to Manchester United (ENG), 2016.

2. £86m - Gareth Bale (WAL). Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) to Real Madrid (ESP), 2013.

3. £80m - Cristiano Ronaldo (POR). Manchester United (ENG) to Real Madrid (ESP), 2009.

4. £75.3m - Gonzalo Higuain (ARG). Napoli (ITA) to Juventus (ITA), 2016.

5. £75m - Romelu Lukaku (BEL). Everton to Manchester United, 2017. Luis Suarez (URU). Liverpool (ENG) to Barcelona (ESP), 2014.