Most Expensive Soccer Team

Its latest acquisitions included two players from France’s Monaco Benjamin Mendy, the team’s most expensive new player at about $68 million, and Bernardo Silva, who cost $59 million.

Paris Saint-Germain wasn’t far from the top of the list at 850 million, much of that coming via the roughly $264 million it spent to pry Brazilian superstar Neymar from Barcelona and another deal with Monaco a two-step, $220 million purchase of Kylian Mbappe that combines a loan for this season with a purchase next year.

PSG’s Neymar purchase was the summer’s biggest deal by far, followed by Barcelona’s $125 million acquisition of Ousmane Dembele from Germany’s Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United’s 76 million, or about $100 million, buy of Romelu Lukaku from Everton.