Javier Pastore became a club record acquisition for Paris Saint-Germain when he joined from Palermo in 2011, with the Argentina commanding a somewhat extortionate transfer fee of €42 million.
This outlay was only surpassed in the summer of 2013 with Edinson Cavani, himself a previous Palermo player, joining from Napoli for €64.5 million.
Cavani spent three incredibly fruitful seasons with Napoli having signed from Palermo, where he had played for four years, for around €17 million.
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