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Barcelona: Top 10 most expensive signings

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They are known for playing the best football around and blooding young talent into their first team, but Barcelona have also spent a lot of money in recent years in order to create one of the greatest ever football teams.

With the likes of Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Lionel Messi running the midfield and the attack, Barcelona have gone on to win numerous Champions League titles and La Liga titles, but as well as developing some of the greatest talents, they can also afford to spend big on players from abroad.

Over the last few seasons, the La Liga champions have spent big money on big-name players and this summer has been no different as they have already splashed out on signing Santos striker Neymar for €57m, which is just under £50m.

The signing of the Brazilian playmaker isn't the most expensive signing in the club's history as they spent €69m in order to sign Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Inter Milan.

Not only did they offer the Italian side €69m, they also gave them striker Samuel Eto'o as part of the deal.

Below you can see the top 10 most expensive signings in Barcelona's history, with the prices - apart from Neymar's, which was recently confirmed by Barcelona - taken from a recent video by Football Daily.

1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic | €69m + Samuel Eto'o | Around £59m

2. Neymar | €57m | Around £49m

3. David Villa | €40m | Around £34m

4. Dani Alves | €36m | Around £31m

5. Cesc Fabregas | €34m | Around £29m

6. Marc Overmars | €30m | Around £26m

7. Alexis Sanchez | €26m| Around £22m

8. Dmytro Chygrynskiy | €25m | Around £21m

9. Ronaldinho | €25m| Around £21m

10. Javier Saviola | €25m | Around £21m

 

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