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10 Most Expensive Transfers In The History Of Nigerian Footballers

Nigerian footballers have made switch to several top clubs in the past as the recent player to make a switch is Calvin Bassey to Ajax. In this article, we will be looking at 10 Nigeria’s most expensive signing: 


1• Victor Osimhen:

In 2020, the Nigerian striker made a big money move from Lille to Napoli in a deal worth £74m. However, he might be on the move again as the Italian side are demanding around €100m for any club interested. 


2• Alex Iwobi:

In August 2019, Iwobi moved from Arsenal to Everton for £34m


3• Kelechi Iheanacho:

Iheanacho moved from Manchester City to Leicester for a fee of £25m.


4• Calvin Bassey:

He has now become the most expensive Nigerian defender after Ajax signed him for €23m


5• Ademola Lookman:

Moved from Everton to Leipzig for 22.5m.He later joined Leicester City on a season long loan.


6• Odion Ighalo:

Moved from Watford to Changchun Yatai for £20m


7• Wilfred Ndidi:

Moved from Genk to Leicester City for £18m


8• Taiwo Awoniyi:

Became Nottingham forest record signing after his move from Union Berlin to Nottingham forest for £17.5m


9• Ahmed Musa:

Moved from CSKA Moscow to Leicester for £16.6m


10• John Obi Mikel:

Moved from Norwegian side, Lyn to Chelsea for £16m.

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