British transfer records

Every time the British transfer record has been smashed since it broke the £1 million mark in 1979

Transfer fees have risen steeply over the past decade, with the British transfer record now at a mighty £89 million.

Here's every time the record has been broken since Trevor Francis' £1.1 million move from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest back in 1979...

2.3 million - Manchester United to Barcelona (1986)

5. Mark Hughes

2.3 million - Manchester United to Barcelona (1986)
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3.2 million - Liverpool to Juventus (1987)

6. Ian Rush

3.2 million - Liverpool to Juventus (1987)
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4.25 million - Tottenham Hotspur to Marseille (1989)

7. Chris Waddle

4.25 million - Tottenham Hotspur to Marseille (1989)
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5.5 million - Aston Villa to Bari (1991)

8. David Platt

5.5 million - Aston Villa to Bari (1991)
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