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.

Tuesday, 21st May 2019, 09:25 am
British transfer records

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...

1.4 million - Wolverhampton Wanderers to Manchester City (1979)
1.46 million - Aston Villa to Wolverhampton Wanderers (1979)
1.5 million - West Bromwich Albion to Manchester United (1981)
1.5 million - Manchester United to AC Milan - (1984)
2.3 million - Manchester United to Barcelona (1986)
3.2 million - Liverpool to Juventus (1987)
4.25 million - Tottenham Hotspur to Marseille (1989)
5.5 million - Aston Villa to Bari (1991)
5.5 million - Rangers to Marseille (1991)
5.5 million - Tottenham Hotspur to Lazio (1992)
7 million - Newcastle United to Manchester United (1995)
7.5 million - Inter to Arsenal (1995)
8.5 million - Nottingham Forest to Liverpool (1995)
15 million - Blackburn Rovers to Newcastle United (1996)
22.5 million - Arsenal to Real Madrid (1999)
28 million - Lazio to Real Madrid (2001)
29 million - Leeds United to Manchester United (2002)
30 million - AC Milan to Chelsea - (2006)
32 million - Real Madrid to Manchester City (2008)
80 million - Manchester United to Real Madrid (2009)
85 million - Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid (2013)
89 million - Juventus to Manchester United (2016)