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.
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
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.