THE most expensive Premier League XI of all time has been revealed if transfer fees were adjusted for inflation.
And NONE of them are still playing here.
Money in football has reached an astronomical level as we have seen three players go for over £100million this summer alone.
But just because players used to go for peanuts in comparison doesn’t mean they weren’t “expensive” in their day.
Sky News have adjusted Premier League players’ transfer fees over the years with the transfer market’s inflation rate to estimate what those players value really was at the time.
The updated information has allowed for a new-look “Most Expensive XI of All-Time” with unexpected names thrown into the mix.
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Chelsea and Ukraine star Andriy Shevchenko leads the line as the most expensive Premier League player of all time.
His £30.8million move from AC Milan back in 2006 is estimated be worth an eye-watering £215.6million in today’s market.
Rio Ferdinand slots in at the back as the most expensive Premier League defender of all time and second most expensive player.
When he swapped Leeds United for Manchester United back in 2002 his £29million move was in today’s terms a £198.7million deal.
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