15 Liverpool’s Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time- Liverpool F.C. is one of the biggest clubs in England and the World with the “You’ll Never Walk Alone” anthem. This Merseyside club has won many trophies since its establishment. Historically, this club was founded on June 3rd, 1892, by John Houlding. Since its foundation, this club has won 6 times European Cup/UEFA Champions League (1976–77, 1977–78, 1980–81, 1983–84, 2004–05, 2018–19), 3 times UEFA Cup (1972–73, 1975–76, 2000–01), 4 times European/UEFA Super Cup (1977, 2001, 2005, 2019), 1 time FIFA Club World Cup (2019), 19 times English Premier League, 8 times FA Cup, 9 times Football League Cup.
With many trophies, this club is recognized as one of the most successful football clubs in England. Many famous football players can be recognized as Liverpool Legends. Some of them are Kenny Daglish, Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, Ian Rush, Jamie Carragher, Graeme Souness, and others. As a successful football club with numerous fans across the globe, this club can generate income from across the continent. With these conditions, this club can buy many famous players and skillful players from other countries. Historically, there are some of the biggest signing transfers that Liverpool has done from time to time to strengthen their squad. Here are 15 Liverpool’s Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time.
The rank of 15 Liverpool’s Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time
|Rank||Name of Player||Transfer Fees|
|1||Virgil van Dijk||84.65|
|Source : transfermarkt, 2022|
Brief Description of 15 Liverpool’s Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time
1. Virgil van Dijk
Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch Professional Football player that was born in Breda, the Netherlands on July 8th, 1991. He still became The Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time. Historically, this player has had stunning performances while he was playing at Southampton, England from 2015-2018. Many clubs in the world want him but Liverpool is fortunate to bring him in 2018. Under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool F.C. succeed to secure his arrival in Liverpool F.C. with a cost of around 84.65 million Pound sterling. Basically, at this time, this transfer was one of the most expensive transfers at that time and Van Dijk become one of the most expensive defenders in the World.
With his incoming to Liverpool, He can help Liverpool to overcome the problems in their Defensive area. He can contribute to “The Kop” with some trophies, namely UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Cup World Club. Many Liverpool Supporters recognized his purchase as one of the best transfers in the Liverpool era.
2. Darwin Núñez
Darwin Gabriel Núñez Ribeiro commonly known as Darwin Núñez is an Uruguayan Football player that was born in Artigas, Uruguay on June 24th, 1999. Shockingly, He still became The Second Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time. Basically, his career has attracted many football clubs around the world since playing in Benfica. After some season in Benfica in 2020-2022, he goes to Liverpool with record transfer of around 75 million Pound sterling in 2022. At his young age, he is one of the Youngest Players that was bought by Liverpool F.C. Under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp, he wants a new challenge in Liverpool F.C. and can together with Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota, Luiz Diaz, and the other player. Maybe, he can be the next Luiz Suarez that can become one of the most productive players in Liverpool.
Alisson Ramses Becker or commonly known as Alisson Becker is a Brazilian Professional Football Player that was born in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil on October 2nd, 1992. Historically, he played well in A.S.Roma, and Liverpool was interested to bring him in 2019 with a record transfer of around 62.5 million pound sterling . His arrival in Liverpool maybe as the response of lack of good Goalkeeper in Liverpool. After the 2 mistakes of Loris Karius in UEFA Champions League Final in 2017/2018, Jurgen Klopp decided to bring new Goalkeeper and Alison was fortunate can join in Liverpool. Since joining in Liverpool, he still become the backbone of Liverpool and has always been the starting eleven in Goalkeeper area.
4. Naby Keïta
Naby Laye Keïta commonly known as Naby Keïta is a Guinean Football player who was born in Conakry, Guinea on February 10th, 1995. His position is Central Midfielder. He Join Liverpool in 2018 with a record transfer of around 60-million-pound sterling. Basically, Jurgen Klopp want him due to his stunning performance in R.B. Leipzig in Bundesliga. Since his joining to “The Kop”, he can play well but some injuries disturb his performance and halt him to show his best level.
5. Luis Díaz
Luis Fernando Díaz Marulanda or commonly known as Luis Diaz is a Columbian Football player who was born in Barrancas, Colombia on January 13th, 1997. His creativity and his pace can attract Jurgen Klopp to strengthen his squad. He comes to Liverpool F.C. with record transfer fees of around 47-million-pound sterling.
6. Christian Benteke
Christian Benteke Liolo or commonly known as Christian Benteke is a Belgian Football player that was born in Kinshasa, Zaire on December 3rd, 1990. He can play well in Aston Villa in 2012-2015 and become the goal monster in front of the opponent’s goal. In 2015, he joined Liverpool with a record transfer of around 46.5-million-pound sterling. Brendan Rodger, Liverpool Manager at that time, wants him to add the target man in Liverpool.
With his expensive Price, he just played one season in Liverpool because of his performance is not wanted by Jurgen Klopp at that time. Along with Liverpool F.C., he just scores 9 goals from 29 performances with Liverpool. F.C.
Fábio Henrique Tavares or commonly known as Fabinho is a Brazilian Football player that was born in Campinas, Brazil on October 23rd, 1999. Historically, he is the product of Real Madrid Castilla and the go to A.S Monaco in 3 seasons (2015-2018). After 3 seasons, Jurgen Klopp wants him to become a Liverpool player with a record transfer of around 45-million-pound sterling. After his joining at Liverpool, he can be an indispensable and vital player for Liverpool. With his contribution, he can add the Liverpool performance from time to time.
8. Diogo Jota
Diogo José Teixeira da Silva or commonly known as Diogo Jota is a Portuguese football player that was born in Porto on December 4th, 1996. He come to Liverpool in 2020 at a cost of around 44.7-million-pound sterling. His stunning performance with Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) makes Jurgen Klopp wants him at Liverpool F.C. His arrival can make the alternative the attacking player in Jurgen Klopp squad.
9. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly or commonly known as Mo Salah is an Egyptian football player that was born in Nagrig, Basyoun, Egypt. on June 15th, 1992. Basically, he come to Liverpool from A.S. Roma in 2017 with fees of around 42 million Pound sterling and makes the idol of Liverpool Fans in Anfield. Since his joining Liverpool, he can score 118 goals with 180 performances with Liverpool F.C. For some time, Jurgen Klopp praises him as one of the best players in the world because of his incredible performance with numerous goals with Liverpool F.C.
10. Sadio Mané
Sadio Mané is Senegalese football player who was born in Bambali, Sédhiou, Senegal on April 10th, 1992. He was transferred from Southampton with a record transfer of around 41.2-million-pound sterling in 2016. Since his arrival, he can score 90 goals from 196 with Liverpool. Basically, his performance with Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah can boost Liverpool’s performance and help this club to bring back the glorious era. In the of season 2021/2022, he finally go to Bayern Munich.
11. Roberto Firmino
Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira is a Brazilian Football player who was born on October 2nd, 1991. Basically, he went to Liverpool from 1899 Hoffenheim with a record transfer of around 41-million-pound sterling. Since his arrival in Liverpool, he can contribute to this team with 71 goals from 231 appearances with Merseyside Red. The Liverpool Front Three Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah are one of the most dangerous to the opponent’s goals.
12. Andy Carroll
Andrew Thomas Carroll or commonly known as Andy Carrol is an English professional football player that was born in Gateshead, England on January 6th, 1989. Historically, his stunning performance with Newcastle United from 2006 to 2011 attracted Kenny Daglish to bring him at Liverpool F.C. Basically he went to Liverpool with a record transfer of around 41-million-pound sterling in 2011. As one of the most target men, he basically can perform well to this club and just play for 44 appearances with 6 goals to Liverpool F.C.
13. Ibrahima Konaté
Ibrahima Konaté was a French Football player that was born in Paris, France on May 25th, 1999. Basically, he played well with R.B.Leipzig and Jurgen Klopp wants him to add the central Defender because of the regeneration of Virgil Van Dijk and Joel Matip. in 2021, he joined Liverpool with a record transfer of around 40-million-pound sterling and can perform well alongside Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk.
14. Fernando Torres
Fernando José Torres Sanz or commonly known as Fernando Torres is a Spanish Football player who was born in Fuenlabrada, Spain on March 20th, 1984. Under the guidance of Rafael Benitez at that time, Liverpool bought him at a record 38-million-pound sterling. After his arrival, he becomes the idol of “The Kop” due to his stunning performance with Liverpool. Overall, he scored 65 goals in 102 appearances with Liverpool. By the Way, his departure to Chelsea. F.C. make furious Liverpool Fans. Some of the Liverpool fans recognized him as the traitor.
15. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alexander Mark David Oxlade-Chamberlain or commonly known as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is an English professional football player that was born in Portsmouth, England on August 15th, 1993. Historically, he is the product of Southampton academy and performs well with Arsenal F.C. In 2017, Jurgen Klopp want him to add the Attacking performance for Liverpool. He went to Liverpool in 2017 with a record transfer of around a 38-million-pound sterling.
Bibliography of Liverpool’s Biggest Transfer Signing of All Time
Transfermarkt. 2022. Record Arrivals. Accessed via https://www.transfermarkt.com/fc-liverpool/transferrekorde/verein/31 on June 6th, 202