Done deals - Europe's most expensive transfers: Neymar, Mbappe, Coutinho

Done deals - Europe's most expensive transfers: Neymar, Mbappe, Coutinho
From ESPN - January 8, 2018

The transfer window is well underway, but here are the biggest deals (over 40m) you may have missed from around Europe so far. And check back for updates.

For a full breakdown of all transfers in Europe's major leagues, sortable by club, please click here.

Note: All fees are undisclosed and based on ESPN FC sources unless noted with *.

Neymar - Barcelona to PSG: 198m

Well, this one came out of almost nowhere less than a month ago and one of Barcelona's star players has now moved for a new world record. It's the biggest transfer this window. This biggest transfer in history. Though Barcelona now have 198m to spend on new talent.

Kylian Mbappe - Monaco to PSG: Loan, then 166m**

It's been on the cards for some time, and the money is not yet in Monaco's accounts as it wo not be a permanent deal until next summer, but Mbappe has moved to PSG on loan to avoid FFP issues, before becoming the second highest transfer in the world.

Philippe Coutinho - Liverpool to Barcelona: 105m

Coutinho almost made the move in the summer, but eventually joined Barcelona in January 2018 for a fee that could reach 142m with add-ons. The Brazilian playmakersigned a five-and-a-half-year contract and will rejoin his old Liverpool teammate Luis Suarez.

Ousmane Dembele - Dortmund to Barcelona: 97m

After a few weeks of negotiations, Barcelona were able to snap up a replacement for Neymar for the mere price of 105m, rising to 147m with bonuses. Dembele, 20, is now the second-most expensive player of all time, with the winger even beating Paul Pogba's 89.3m move to Man United last season.

Virgil van Dijk - Southampton to Liverpool: 75m

The most expensive defender in the world is now playing for Liverpool. Van Dijk had not been happy at Southampton and seemed set to move to Manchester City, but instead opted for a move to Anfield.

Romelu Lukaku - Everton to Man United: 75m

Lukaku was linked with a move back to Chelsea but chose Manchester United instead and is now a teammate of his friend Paul Pogba. Reports suggest the final price with add-ons could be a new world-record of 90m. Wayne Rooney went the other way in a separate deal.

Alvaro Morata - Real Madrid to Chelsea: 60m

Morata scored 15 goals in 26 appearances for Real Madrid in La Liga last season but wanted a chance to become undisputed first-choice. Antonio Conte gave him that chance.

Benjamin Mendy - Monaco to Man City: 52m

Mendy impressed with Monaco last season and had to deal with the pressure of being the world's most expensive defender at Man City before he was injured, then overtaken by Van Dijk.

Alexandre Lacazette - Lyon to Arsenal: 46.5m

Kyle Walker - Tottenham to Man City: 45m

Gylfi Sigurdsson - Swansea to Everton: 45m

Bernardo Silva - Monaco to Man City: 43m

Nemanja Matic - Chelsea to Man United: 40m

Tiemoue Bakayoko - Monaco to Chelsea: 40m

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Arsenal to Liverpool: 40m


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