6. James Rodriguez to AS Monaco - £38.5m
Joined Monaco from Portuguese champions FC Porto for £38.5million and has vowed to add to Monaco’s trophy cabinet as they eye European and Ligue 1 glory.
At 22, will develop further after successful seasons at Estadio do Dragao. With the move to Ligue 1, Rodriguez became the second most expensive Colombian player after Radamel Falcao.
Monaco has begun the 2013/14 on a high after three wins and a draw with 10 points after four matches.
Already scored for Monaco, Rodriguez will be a key part of manager Claudio Ranieri’s plans.