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10.Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Shakhtar Donetsk to Borussia Dortmund)
The Armenian completed a move to the Champions League finalists after attracting a lot of interest from Liverpool as well. Shakhtar lost another good player in this window following the departure of Fernandinho to Manchester City. The 2012 Ukraine Premier League's MVP and Shakhtar's best fan's player award winner has cost Dortmund £23.6 million.
9.Isco (Malaga to Real Madrid)
On 26th June Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez confirmed that a deal had been reached with the player and that he would be presented by the club next week, once he passed his medical.
The news might have surely been taken with a lot of disappointment by Manchester City who were also keen to sign the Spaniard. The 21 year old has been handed the famous No.23 shirt which was once donned by David Beckham.
8.James Rodriguez(FC Porto to Monaco)
Monaco made it clear right from the moment they got promoted to Ligue 1 that they want to be a major force in Europe and they did it by opening the cheque book for the summer capturing of James Rodriguez and his teammate Joao Moutinho in a £60 million deal.
7. Joao Moutinho (FC Porto to Monaco)
The second part of the bumper deal that Monaco completed leaving Porto huge chunk of money to find a potent and necessary replacement, he will be teaming up with his old teammate Falcao at the Stade Louis II.
6. Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City)
Manchester City paid £30 million for the Brazilian who showcased his abilities in the Champions league last season. This addition to the squad is surely going to spice up the Manchester City mid-field and a partnership with Yaya Toure and Jesus Navas in the coming season could be intense.
5. Mario Gotze (Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich)
Gotze irked the wrath of Dortmund fans after agreeing to move to Bayern Munich when they triggered his release clause of £31.5 million. It remains to be seen how he flourishes under Pep Guardiola in the coming season.
4.Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid to Napoli)
The forward announced his desire to leave Santiago Bernabeu after playing the last game of the season against Osasuna, and after almost a two month transfer tussle with Arsenal, the Argentinean switched to Napoli on a reported £34.5 million.
3.Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid to Monaco)
Monaco added more quality to their squad and very little needs to be said about the Colombian's outrageous and immense talent. The forward had scored 70 goals in 90 appearances for Atletico Madrid and also helped them win Copa del Rey which seem to have caught the eye of the European heavyweights.
2.Edinson Cavani (Napoli to Paris Saint-Germain)
The Uruguayan had pretty much of similar storyline as that of Falcao in the summer transfer window, one moment he was held in high regards by Manchester City, at another moment he had agreed personal terms with Chelsea and finally ended up signing for free spending French side PSG for a transfer fee close to £55 million.
1.Neymar (Santos to Barcelona)
The star of the last year's Olympic games and recently concluded Confederations Cup ended a long awaited saga of which Spanish giants he would choose.
The Brazilian moved to Barcelona on a five year contract for a fee believed to be in the region of £48 million. Playing along side Messi: what a scary thought for European defences.
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