Sevilla most expensive signings - How La Liga side spent almost €900 million on incoming transfers

Sevilla most expensive signings
Exactly how much money have Sevilla spent on new players in this millennium?

Based in Andalusia in Spain, Sevilla are the oldest football club in the country.

Los Nervionenses have achieved some great feats in their rich history. They have won a record six Uefa Cup/Europa League titles, the most of any club.

Some great players have featured for them in the past out of which, some arrived at expensive prices. We all know Dani Alves and Jesus Navas.

But, what about Frederic Kanoute, who went on to become their greatest-ever goalscorer, or Luis Fabiano, who was incredible in his prime?

Who have been the most expensive players in Sevilla's history, though?

Let's take a look!

Sevilla most expensive transfers by season






Tanguy Nianzou




Rafa Mir








Jules Kounde




Quincy Promes




Luis Muriel




Joaquin Correa




Ciro Immobile




Grzegorz Krychowiak




Carlos Bacca




Geoffrey Kondogbia




Manu del Moral




Tiberio Guarente




Alvaro Negredo








Arouna Kone




Javier Chevanton




Luis Fabiano








Dario Silva




Zoran Njegus




Mariano Toedtli




Diego Ribera





*All stats via Transfermarkt

Sevilla's top 10 most expensive player signings

  1. Rafa Mir | €16 million | Wolves | 2021
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    #10 Rafa Mir | €16 million | Wolves | 2021

    Spanish striker Rafa Mir was promoted to Valencia's B team in 2015 and after making 60 appearances and scoring 25 goals for them, he joined Wolves in the EFL Championship in January 2018 for €2 million.

    Then followed a series of loan moves to Las Palmas, Nottingham Forest and Huesca with Mir only making two official appearances for Wolves in his three-year stay at the club.

    His performances for Huesca were especially impressive as he scored 22 goals in 56 appearances in the 2020-21 season, leading to Sevilla agreeing to sign him for €16m in August 2021.

  2. Franco Vazquez | €16.80 million | Palermo | 2016

    #9 Franco Vazquez | €16.80 million | Palermo | 2016

    Argentine attacking midfielder Franco Vazquez established himself at Palermo, scoring 22 goals in 105 appearances for them between 2013 and 2016.

    He formed an incredible partnership with fellow striker Paulo Dybala, which saw them finish the 2014-15 Serie A season as the two top assist providers in the league.

    Seeing his consistent performances at the top level, Sevilla signed him for €16.80m in July 2016.

    In his first official appearance for them on August 9, 2016, Vazquez scored a 3-2 extra-time loss to Real Madrid in the 2016 Uefa Super Cup.

    On August 20, 2016, he scored and assisted on his La Liga debut in a 6-4 win against Espanyol.

    Vazquez made 140 appearances for Sevilla over five years before moving to Parma as a free agent in July 2021.

  3. Munas Dabbur | €17 million | Salzburg | 2019
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    #8 Munas Dabbur | €17 million | Salzburg | 2019

    Israeli international Munas Dabbur rose through the ranks at Maccabi Tel Aviv before moving to Zurich to feature for club Grasshoppers in a €400,000 transfer between 2014 to 2016.

    After making 82 appearances and scoring 41 goals for Grasshoppers, in May 2016, Austrian club Salzburg signed him for €5 million.

    In 76 appearances for Salzburg, Dabbur scored 44 goals before Sevilla signed him for €17m in January 2019, with him to arrive in Spain the following summer.

    However, things didn't go well for him in Seville, making just two appearances before being shipped to Hoffenheim for €12m in January 2020.

  4. Joaquin Correa | €18.20 million | Sampdoria | 2016

    #7 Joaquin Correa | €18.20 million | Sampdoria | 2016

    Argentine forward Joaquin Correa arrived in Europe in 2015, signing for Sampdoria, featuring for 31 games with the Italian side before signing for Sevilla in July 2016 for €18.20 million.

    Correa spent two seasons with Sevilla, making 47 appearances, and scoring five goals before returning to Italy, this time with Lazio for €17.85m in August 2018.

    Over the next three years, Correa was a revelation at Lazio, scoring 22 goals in 92 games before Inter Milan signed him on a season-long loan in 2021.

    After scoring six goals in 26 appearances, Inter signed him permanently for €23.60m in July 2022.

  5. Youssef En-Nesyri | €20 million | Leganes | 2019

    #6 Youssef En-Nesyri | €20 million | Leganes | 2019

    Moroccan striker Youssef En-Nesyri started his career with the Malaga B team in 2015 before being promoted to the senior team in 2016.

    After making 38 appearances at the top level, the striker moved to fellow Spanish club Leganes for €6 million in August 2018.

    En-Nesyri was decent for Leganes, scoring 13 goals in 49 appearances for them between 2018 and the end of 2019 before he caught Sevilla's eyes.

    In January 2020, Sevilla signed him for €20m.

  6. Suso | €21 million | Milan | 2020
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    #5 Suso | €21 million | Milan | 2020

    Many Premier League fans will remember Suso from his spell at Liverpool where he joined their academy before making 14 appearances for them.

    He joined Milan for just €1.30 million in January 2015 and it was there that he flourished as one of the best young players in Europe.

    Suso made 126 appearances for Milan, scoring 21 goals across five years, two of which came on loan at Genoa and Sevilla.

    Sevilla decided to make his loan move permanent in July 2020 for €21m.

    Suso has since made 45 appearances for Sevilla, scoring three goals.

  7. Quincy Promes | €21 million | Spartak Moscow | 2018
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    #4 Quincy Promes | €21 million | Spartak Moscow | 2018

    Netherlands international Quincy Promes joined Sevilla from Spartak Moscow in August 2018 for €21 million, signing a five-year deal, making him the Moscow club's record sale.

    The attacking midfielder managed just one season in Seville before signing for Ajax in June 2019 in a €15.70m deal.

    After making 39 appearances for Ajax over one-and-a-half seasons, in February 2021, Promes returned to Spartak Moscow for €8.50m.

  8. Luis Muriel | €24.50 million | Sampdoria | 2017

    #3 Luis Muriel | €24.50 million | Sampdoria | 2017

    Sevilla spent big on Colombian centre-forward Luis Muriel as they signed him for €24.50 million from Sampdoria in the summer of 2017.

    Over the next two seasons, Muriel could make just 35 appearances for Sevilla, scoring eight goals before being loaned to Fiorentina in January 2019.

    In July later that year, Atalanta signed him for €21.20m.

  9. Rony Lopes | €25 million | Monaco | 2019
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    #2 Rony Lopes | €25 million | Monaco | 2019

    Arriving in the same window as Jules Kounde, Rony Lopes signed for Sevilla from Monaco in August 2019 for €25 million.

    The attacking midfielder, who is a Manchester City academy graduate, was signed in a part exchange deal for Wissam Ben Yedder.

    After making just five appearances for Sevilla, in July 2020, he was sent to Nice on loan before joining Olympiacos in 2021 and Troyes in August 2022 on similar deals.

  10. Jules Kounde | €35 million | Bordeaux | 2019
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    #1 Jules Kounde | €35 million | Bordeaux | 2019

    After excelling at youth level at Bourdeaux, Sevilla signed French defender Jules Kounde for a club record €35 million in the summer of 2019.

    Kounde helped Sevilla win their record sixth Europa League in his first season at the club and was named in the tournament's Team of the Season.

    Over the next three years, Kounde developed into a complete centre-back and Barcelona signed him for €50m in July 2022.