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Top ten most expensive Premier League transfers ever: New Man City signing Jack Grealish replaces Man United superstar Paul Pogba as record holder

The Premier League has a new mega-money superstar with Jack Grealish becoming the most expensive top-flight player ever.

Manchester United have a long history of being the leading spenders in England and star man Paul Pogba has been the Prem’s priciest ever player for several years.

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England star Jack Grealish has joined Man City for £100m The Red Devils have splashed out again this summer, landing England ace Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund for £73million.

But now, near-neighbours Manchester City have smashed the transfer record, spending £100million on Aston Villa and England maestro Grealish.

The midfielder has replaced Pogba in the history books and overtaken a host of other mega-money deals done by the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal.

But who makes up the current top ten? Here, talkSPORT.com looks at who has cost the most in English top-flight history with Grealish now topping the charts.

10. Alisson Becker (Roma to Liverpool in 2018) – £67million

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Alisson has been superb since joining Liverpool, but his status as most expensive goalkeeper was shortlived as Chelsea paid even more for their no.1 9. Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea in 2020) – £71million

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Havertz will line up at Stamford Bridge this season 8. Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao to Chelsea in 2018) – £71million

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Kepa has been hit and miss since moving to Chelsea 7. Nicolas Pepe (Lille to Arsenal in 2019) – £72million

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Nicolas Pepe is yet to show his best at Arsenal 6. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United in 2021) – £73million

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Man United have spent £73m to sign Borussia Dortmund star Sancho, having been quoted £100m last summer 5. Virgil van Dijk (Southampton to Liverpool in 2018) – £75million

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Virgil van Dijk has arguably become the world’s best defender since joining Liverpool 4. Romelu Lukaku (Everton to Manchester United in 2017) – £75million

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Romelu Lukaku started brilliantly at Old Trafford, but eventually left for Inter 3. Harry Maguire (Leicester to Manchester United in 2019) – £78million

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Man United splashed the cash on Harry Maguire 2. Paul Pogba (Juventus to Manchester United in 2016) – £89million

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Man United star Paul Pogba remains the Premier League’s most expensive player ever 1. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa to Manchester City in 2021) – £100million

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Jack Grealish has become the Premier League’s most expensive player ever

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