Manchester United have completed the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese legend returns to the club in a €23m move from Juventus.
“Manchester United is a club that has always had a special place in my heart, and I have been overwhelmed by all the messages I have received since the announcement on Friday,” he told the club’s official website.
“I cannot wait to play at Old Trafford in front of a full stadium and see all the fans again. I’m looking forward to joining up with the team after the international games, and I hope we have a very successful season ahead.”
As well as the legendary forward, they also signed Jadon Sancho from Dortmund and Raphael Varane from Real Madrid.
View below, using figures provided by Transfermarkt.
20. Watford – £120.42m
19. Burnley – £130.77m
18. Brentford – £151.07m
17. Norwich City – £170.60m
16. Crystal Palace – £215.51m
15. Southampton FC – £219.87m
14. Newcastle United – £218.61m
13. Brighton & Hove Albion – £223.29m
12. Leeds United – £225.72m
11. West Ham United – £319.28m
10. Wolverhampton Wanderers – £351.99m
9. Aston Villa – £366.12m
8. Everton – £415.58m
7. Arsenal – £493.65m
6. Leicester City – £495.09m
5. Tottenham Hotspur- £627.30m
4. Liverpool – £791.55m
3. Chelsea – £793.35m
2. Manchester United – £843.53m
1. Manchester City – £934.47m
United now have the Premier League’s second most valuable squad after soaring above Chelsea.
Only United’s fierce rivals, Man City, are above them.
Pep Guardiola has assembled a side that has a squad value of nearly £1 billion.
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Despite a catastrophic beginning to the campaign, Arsenal have the seventh most valuable squad in England’s top tier. Their squad value suggests Mikel Arteta is seriously underachieving at the club.
Elsewhere, West Ham only have the 11th most valuable squad in the Premier League.
They’ve made an incredible start to the 2021/22 season and are performing well above expectations.
Watford have the least valuable squad in England’s top tier, with their players worth a total of just £120.42m.