The Uruguay star of Barcelona, Luis Suarez is overwhelmingly the most expensive footballer of 2014 and the controversial striker will cost them almost 200 million pounds.
The analysis of the football portal “Goal”, Barcelona for Suarez will allocate 200 million pounds, after they paid him 75 million pounds, and the remaining 125 million for the five-year contract, including bonuses, additional premiums for success and the salary of the player.
Interestingly, five South American players are among the top five most expensive players this year. Behind Suarez is Angel Di Maria, whose transfer from Real Madrid to Manchester United was a British record, and Argentine midfielder would cost the “red devils” 190 million pounds.
By comparison, Welshman Gareth Bale last year after it made a world record transfer from Tottenham to the Real Madrid, which cost 158 million pounds.
Third on the list this year is the star of Columbia, James Rodriguez, the best scorer of the summer World Cup with 133 million pounds, and the fourth is the Chilean star Alexis Sanchez, who was transferred from Barcelona to Arsenal, for 113 million euros. Fifth on the list is Luke Shaw (Manchester United) to 103.5 million euros.