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Top 10 most expensive defenders in football history

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9.- David Luiz

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 05: David Luiz of Chelsea acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Watford FC at Stamford Bridge on May 05, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

This one of the oldest transfer on the list, the player who changed Rio Ferdinand’s resume and broke the Englishman’s record.

Brazilian David Luiz was signed by PSG during the summer of 2014, they paid Chelsea an impressive €56 million at the time.

After this year, football clubs in Europe started realizing that buying expensive defenders would become the norm.