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The Bundesliga's most expensive summer transfers

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

With the transfer window now closed, we have found the 20 most expensive Bundesliga transfers during the summer.
Abdou Diallo has joined Borussia Dortmund from Mainz.
Abdou Diallo has joined Borussia Dortmund from Mainz.Photo: Borussia Dortmund
Yesterday, the transfer window slammed shut after a summer with a lot of transfer activity. We have found the 20 most expensive Bundesliga deals - both arrivals and departures - that were made during the summer transfer window:

1. Naby Keita, €60 million (from RB Leipzig to Liverpool)
2. Douglas Costa, €40 million (from Bayern München to Juventus)
3. Thilo Kehrer, €37 million (from Schalke 04 to Paris Saint-Germain)
4. Abdou Diallo, €28 million (from Mainz to Borussia Dortmund)
5. Jannik Vestergaard, €25 million (from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Southampton)
5. Bernd Leno, €25 million (from Bayer Leverkusen to Arsenal)
7. Alassane Pléa, €23 million (from OGC Nice to Borussia Mönchengladbach)
8. Caglar Söyüncü, €21,1 million (from SC Freiburg to Leicester City)
9. Benjamin Henrichs, €20 million (from Bayer Leverkusen to AS Monaco)
9. Axel Witsel, €20 million (from Tianjin Quanjian to Borussia Dortmund)
9. Andriy Yarmolenko, €20 million (from Borussia Dortmund to West Ham)
9. Thomas Delaney, €20 million (from Werder Bremen to Borussia Dortmund)
13. Paulinho, €18,5 million (from Vasco da Gama to Bayer Leverkusen)
14. Arturo Vidal, €18 million (from Bayern München to FC Barcelona)
15. Sebastian Rudy, €16,5 million (from Bayern München to Schalke 04)
16. Sokratis Papastathopoulos, €16 million (from Borussia Dortmund to Arsenal)
16. Nordi Mukiele, €16 million (from HSC Montpellier to RB Leipzig)
18. Matheus Cunha, €15 million (from FC Sion to RB Leipzig)
19. Daniel Ginczek, €14 million (from VfB Stuttgart to VfL Wolfsburg)
19. Juan Bernat, €14 million (from Bayern München to Paris Saint-Germain)

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