Most expensive transfers* in the first Bundesliga in Germany as of August 2016* (in million euros)

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Transer fee in million euros
Kevin de Bruyne (Saison 15/16) 74
Leroy Sané (Saison 16/17) 50
Granit Xhaka (Saison 16/17) 45
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Saison 16/17) 42
Roberto Firmino (Saison 15/16) 41
Javi Martinez (Saison 12/13) 40
Arturo Vidal (Saison 15/16) 37
Mario Götze (Saison 13/14) 37
Edin Dzeko (Saison 10/11) 37
Julian Draxler (Saison 15/16) 36
Renato Sanches (Saison 16/17) 35
Mats Hummels (Saison 16/17) 35
André Schürrle (Saison 14/15) 32
André Schürrle (Saison 16/17) 30
Douglas Costa (Saison 15/16) 30
Heung-Min Son (Saison 15/16) 30
Toni Kroos (Saison 14/15) 30
Manuel Neuer (Saison 11/12) 30
Mario Gomez (Saison 09/10) 30
Mehdi Benatia (Saison 14/15) 28
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Saison 13/14) 27.5
Ilkay Gündogan (Saison 16/17) 27
Diego (Saison 09/10) 27
Márcio Amoroso (Saison 01/02) 25.5
Thiago (Saison 13/14)25

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This statistic shows the most expensive transfers in the first Bundesliga based on their market value as of August 18, 2016. The transfer of Kevin de Bruyne from VfL Wolfsburg to Manchester City contained the highest transfer fee of 74 million euros. The transfer of Leroy Sané, who joined Manchester City as well, was ranked second with a transfer fee of 50 million euros.
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August 2016
Survey time period
August 18, 2016
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* The statistic includes transfers within Germany, from Germany to foreign clubs and from foreign clubs to Germany. Figures as of August 30, 2016.

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