Victor Osimhen becomes most expensive player in the recently concluded transfer window

Victor Osimhen becomes most expensive player in the recently concluded transfer window

- Victor Osimhen emerges this transfer window's most expensive player

- The Nigerian forward joined Napoli from Lille in a deal valued around £73.2m

- Chelsea's Kai Havertz, Man City's Ruben Dias and Arsenal's Thomas Partey make the list of top ten most expensive deals this window

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Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen has emerged as the most expensive player in the recently concluded transfer window.

The 21-year-old joined Italian League giants Napoli from Lille on a five-year deal valued around £73.2 million ($94.9m) last month.

His move to the San Paolo Stadium outfit saw him become Africa's most expensive player and he's already making waves at the club.

He was included in the Serie A matchday one team of the week following his contributions that led to their 2-0 win over Parma in less than 30 minutes.

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German midfielder Kai Havertz closely follows Osimhen on the top ten most expensive deals that transpired this window. He joined the Blues from Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal worth £72m.

Victor Osimhen becomes most expensive player in the recently concluded transfer window

Victor Osimhen after putting up an impressive performance on his debut. Getty Images
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Ruben Dias comes third on the chart after completing a six-year move to manchester City in a deal valued around $80.4 million.

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He has been touted to be the missing link in pep Guardiola's leaking backline since the departure of Vincent Kompany.

Below is the list of top 10 most expensive deals this transfer window

  1. Victor Osimhen £73.2 million ($94.9m)
  2. Kai Havertz £72m ($93.3m)
  3. Arthur Melo £66m ($85.6m)
  4. Ruben Dias £62m ($80.4m)
  5. Alvaro Morata £59.2m ($76.7m)
  6. Miralem Pjanic £54.8m ($71m)
  7. Ben Chilwell £50m ($64.8m)
  8. Timo Werner £47.5m ($61.6m)
  9. Thomas Partey £45m ($58.3m)
  10. Mauro Icardi £45m ($58.3m)
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Ruben Dias has been unveiled at Premier League club Manchester City after the defender signed for the club from Benfica in a deal worth £65million, while Nicolas Otamendi switched the other way.

With the transfer window closing on Monday, October 5, City have so far completed three signings including Ferran Torres and Nathan Ake.

Reports say the deal for Dias is around an initial £62million, with a further £3million subject to add-ons as he signs a six-year deal and had been handed the no.3 shirt.

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