Igor Thiago and Endrick on the podium of the most expensive signings of the 2024/2025 season

Both Brazilian strikers will be involved in million-dollar transfers in the summer of 2024, being two of the most expensive signings of the next European season. 
Desmond Efe-Khaese
2024-02-25 11:19:10

Although we are still in the middle of the 2023/2024 European football season, there are many clubs that do not waste market opportunities to build their future squads with reinforcements that would arrive for the next season.

In Europe, it is a common practice for many teams to buy in advance pearls from smaller clubs or talent trainers who, for reasons of calendar or agreement, finish the seasons in their respective clubs before changing scene in July, the date on which which new signings can be registered.


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In that exact context, two Brazilians stand out in the list of the most expensive signings, at least as of February 2024, of the 2024/2025 season: Endrick and Igor Thiago.

Gonçalo Ramos, Endrick and Igor Thiago, the three most expensive signings of the 2024/2025 season.

In this list shared by the media specialized in transfers, TransferMarkt, three footballers lead the podium. The most expensive signing for next season is, coincidentally, a player who is already in his “future” club, Gonçalo Ramos, PSG’s Portuguese striker.

The Parisian club will finalize the mandatory purchase option for the Portuguese striker in the summer of this year, paying 65.00 million euros to Benfica.

A little further down, with a transfer valued at a fixed 45.00 million euros, is the jewel of Palmeiras and future Real Madrid footballer: Endrick Felipe.

Once he comes of age and as soon as the market in Spain and the registration period in LaLiga open, Endrick will be one of the luxury reinforcements that the merengue team will receive in the summer, being also the second most expensive than what we have so far. market.

To complete the shortlist is Igor Thiago, the brand new signing of Brentford, a Premier League club that will pay 33.00 million euros to Club Brugge for a 22-year-old Brazilian striker, who is completing a historic season in Belgium, having already scored 26 goals and distributed four assists (30 G/A) in 41 games played.

This list also highlights other footballers who have already agreed on their future with several European elite clubs and this would be the TOP-10 of the most expensive:

· 1.- Gonçalo Ramos (POR) → PSG: 65.00 million euros
· 2.- Endrick Felipe (BRA) → Real Madrid: 45.00 million euros
· 3.- Igor Thiago (BRA) → Brentford: 33.00 million euros
· 4.- Luis Sinisterra (COL) → Bournemouth: 23.40 million euros
· 5.- Ibrahim Osman (GHA) → Brighton: 65.00 million euros
· 6.- Mike Trésor (BEL) → Burnley: 18.00 million euros
· 7.- Kamil Grabara (POL) → Wolfsburg: 13.50 million euros
· 8.- Bryan Zaragoza (ESP) → Bayern: 13.00 million euros
· 9.- Al-Musrati (LIB) → Besiktas: 11.00 million euros
· 10.- Maarten Vandervoordt (BEL) → RB Leipzig: 10.00 million euros