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10 Most Expensive Transfers In The History Of Nigerian Footballers

Nigerian footballers have made switch to several top clubs in the past as the recent player to make a switch is Calvin Bassey to Ajax.

In this article, we will be looking at 10 Nigeria’s most expensive signing:

1• Victor Osimhen

In 2020, the Nigerian striker made a big money move from Lille to Napoli in a deal worth £74m. However, he might be on the move again as the Italian side are demanding around €100m for any club interested.

2• Alex Iwobi

In August 2019, Iwobi moved from Arsenal to Everton for £34m

3• Kelechi Iheanacho

Iheanacho moved from Manchester City to Leicester for a fee of £25m.

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4• Calvin Bassey

He has now become the most expensive Nigerian defender after Ajax signed him for €23m

5• Ademola Lookman

Moved from Everton to Leipzig for 22.5m.He later joined Leicester City on a season long loan.

6• Odion Ighalo

Moved from Watford to Changchun Yatai for £20m

7• Wilfred Ndidi

Moved from Genk to Leicester City for £18m

8• Taiwo Awoniyi

Became Nottingham forest record signing after his move from Union Berlin to Nottingham forest for £17.5m

9• Ahmed Musa

Moved from CSKA Moscow to Leicester for £16.6m

10• John Obi Mikel

Moved from Norwegian side, Lyn to Chelsea for £16m.

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