While it’s often been unable to keep up with the vast transfer fees elsewhere, the Bundesliga is no slouch in the transfer market.
It’s transfer fees are not as large as those found in Spain, England or even Italy, but that doesn’t mean Bundesliga clubs aren’t afraid of splashing the cash.
Indeed, Bayern Munich have often spent big to ensure they can keep up with the other European giants in the Champions League.
So who are the record signings in the Bundesliga? Who are the arrivals that broke the record at the time of their signing? We took a look at the top five.