10 Most Expensive Goalkeepers Ever As Chelsea Break World Record on Kepa

Earlier today, Chelsea broke the world record transfer fee for a goalkeeper by signing Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71.6m on a seven-year deal.

The 23-year-old arrives as a replacement for the departing Thibaut Courtois, who forced his way to Real Madrid after refusing to show up for training at Chelsea.

This comes a less than three weeks after Liverpool broke the initial record after they signed Allison for £66.8m from Roma.

Kepa”s arrival  means the Premier League now has 6 of the 10 most expensive goalkeeper in the world, and also the top three.

Here are the top 10 most expensive Goalkeepers ever.


David De Gea – £18m

Atletico Madrid to Man Utd (2011)


Manuel Neuer – £18m

Schalke 04 to Bayeen Munich (2011)


Bernd Leno – £19.2m

Bayer Leverkusen to Arsenal (2018)


Alex Meret – £19.6m

Udinese to Napoli (2018)

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Jordan Pickford – £25m

Sunderland to Everton (2017)


Thibaut Courtois – £31m

Chelsea to Real Madrid (2018)


Gianluigi Buffon – £33m

Parma to Juventus (2001)


Ederson – £35m

Benfica to Man City (2017)


Alisson – £66.8m

Roma to Liverpool (2018)


Kepa £72m

Atletico Bilbao to Chelsea (2018)

BILBAO, SPAIN – DECEMBER 02: Kepa Arrizabalaga of Athletic Club reacts during the La Liga match between Athletic Club and Real Madrid at Estadio de San Mames on December 2, 2017 in Bilbao, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

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