The signing of César Montes by Espanyol not only did it help the Mexican player to fulfill his dream of playing in Europe, but it set a record as the most expensive transaction in the entire winter market in Spain.
With the transfer window closed this Wednesday, February 1, “Cachorro” Montes became the most expensive footballer on the market, since in December his signing with the Periquitos was made official, a team to which he He reached a loan with a mandatory purchase option for $8.7 million dollars, a figure that no other footballer surpassed. Although it must be taken into account that the most powerful clubs in La Liga, such as FC Barcelona Y Real Madrid They did not make transactions.
To the mark of the Mexican defender, who has had good performances with the Blue and Whites after 7 years in the military with the Rayados de Monterrey, They are followed by Abner Vinícius da Silva, who was acquired by Betis in exchange for $7.6 million dollars. Y Viktor Tsygankov, who signed with Girona for $5.4 million. Memphis Depay appears a step below, since he arrived at Atlético de Madrid for $3.2 million dollars, while the Top 5 complements him Jose Grageraanother reinforcement of Espanyol, for which they paid $3 million dollars.
It fits to remember that the FC Barcelona yes tried to carry out a signing, the one of Julian Araujoelement of the LA Galaxy of the MLS, only they could not make it happen because the documents they required did not arrive on time. The transaction was valued at $4.3 million.
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