Top 10 Most Expensive Ghanaian Football Transfer

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AFROSAGES has compiled a list of most expensive football transfers, which details the highest transfer fees ever paid for Ghanaian players.

Here are the most expensive Ghanaian football transfer ever.

Michael Essien (£24.4million) – Lyon to Chelsea

Chelsea completed a swoop for Ghana midfielder Michael Essien for what was a club record fee of £24.4 in the summer of 2005. It held the record as the most expensive transfer in African football for years.

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The Bison Michael Essien

Baba Rahman (£21.7million) – Augsburg to Chelsea

Chelsea again, this time it was Augsburg left back Baba Rahman. They paid £21.7million for the Ghanaian in 2015 to replace Filipe Luis.

Baba Rahman
Baba Rahman

Andre Ayew ( £20.5million) – Swansea to West Ham

West Ham dished out £20.5million (a club record fee at that time) for the son of the Maestro Abedi Pele to Swansea to secure the signature on Andre Dede Ayew.

Andre Ayew
Andre Ayew

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Asamoah Gyan (£13million) – Rennes to Sunderland

Sunderland broke the club’s transfer record to sign striker Asamoah Gyan in August 2010. The deal for Gyan was eventually completed around 15 minutes before the transfer deadline on 31st August.

Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan

Kwadwo Asamoah (€18million) – Udinese to Juventus

The Ghana midfielder signed for Italian giants Juventus from Udinese for a fee of €18million in July 2012.

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Kwadwo Asamoah

Asamoah Gyan (€17million) – Al Ain to Shanghai SIPG

The striker’s second entry in the Top 10. Shanghai SIPG in the summer of 2015,splashed €17million to sign Asamoah Gyan on a three-year deal. Gyan’s weekly salary of £227,000 made him one of the world’s best paid football players.

Baby Jet
Baby Jet

Sulley Muntari (£11million) – Portsmouth to Inter Milan

Ghana midfielder Sulley Munatri moved to the San Siro for £11million in 2008 where he teamed up with The Special One Jose Mourinho.

Sulley Muntari
Sulley Muntari

Emmanuel Boateng (€11million) – Levante to Dalian Yifang

Levante sold the Ghanaian striker to Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang for €11 million in February 2019.

Emmanuel Boateng
Emmanuel Boateng

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Kevin-Prince Boateng (€10million) – AC Milan to Schalke 04

Kevin-Prince Boateng moved to the German Bundesliga club Schalke 04 for €10 million transfer fee, where he signed a four-year contract due to expire in June 2017.

Prince Boateng
Kevin-Prince Boateng

Bernard Mensah (€10million) – Vitoria Guimaraes to Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid paid €10 million to Vitoria Guimaraes for the services of Bernard Mensah in July 2015.

Bernard Mensah
Bernard Mensah
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