10 Most Expensive Players in the Chelsea vs Manchester United Duel

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Chelsea and Manchester United will face each other in the match week 13 of the Premier League 2021/2022. This match will be held at Stamford, Sunday (11/28/2021) evening WIB.

Chelsea and Manchester United have just competed in the Champions League. Both teams won and made sure to qualify for the Round of 16.

In the Premier League, Chelsea currently sits at the top of the standings. The Blues got 29 points from 12 matches. Meanwhile, Man United is in 8th position in the standings with 17 points.

Thomas Tuchel’s concoction team may also have been able to be strengthened by Romelu Lukaku.

In the stronghold of Man United, they have just parted ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. However, Michael Carrick who became the interim coach was able to lead the team to beat Villarreal.

In addition to the heat on the field, the meeting between Chelsea vs Man United is also expensive. Because the squad of both teams is star-studded.

Here are the 10 most expensive players owned by Chelsea and Manchester United.

Fred
Fred is one of the expensive midfielders owned by Manchester United. The Brazilian player was bought from Skhakhtar Donetsk for 59 million euros.

Fred became a regular for the Red Devils under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The 28-year-old midfielder has played 134 appearances with 15 goals and 15 assists.

Anthony Martial
The Frenchman moved to Old Trafford after being redeemed for 60 million euros from AS Monaco.

So far, Martial has made 267 appearances in all competitions for the Red Devils. Of that amount, Martial managed to score 79 goals and 50 assists.

Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes became a new idol at Manchester United after signing from Sporting CP in January 2020. His move to Old Trafford cost 63 million euros.

The Portuguese midfielder is now a key player for the Red Devils and often shows good performances on the field. He has scored 44 goals and 34 assists in 98 appearances for the Red Devils.

Christian Pulisic
Christian Pulisic joined Chelsea after being recruited from Borussia Dortmund in 2019. The Blues spent 64 million euros to get the signature of the American player.

Unfortunately, Pulisic’s career at Stamford Bridge has often been plagued by injuries. Even so, Pulisic has so far recorded 83 appearances with 19 goals and 14 assists.

Kepa Arrizabalaga
Kepa Arrizabalaga was bought by Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao for 80 million euros in the 2018 transfer market. This makes him the most expensive goalkeeper in world football.

Despite being labeled the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, Kepa was eliminated on the bench after the arrival of Edouard Mendy. The Spaniard has played 113 matches in all competitions with the Blues.

Kai Havertz
Chelsea managed to win the hunt for Kai Havertz in the 2020 transfer market. The Blues signed the German national team midfielder from Bayern Leverkusen for a fee of 80 million euros.

Havertz became the hero of Chelsea’s victory in the Champions League final last season. The 22-year-old has scored 13 goals and 11 assists in 62 appearances in all competitions.

Jadon Sancho
Manchester United finally managed to get Jadon Sancho in the transfer market last summer. The English winger was bought from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of 85 million euros.

Sancho is contracted for five years and wears the number 25 shirt at Old Trafford. The 21-year-old has scored one goal in 15 appearances for the Red Devils.

Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire came to Manchester United in the summer of 2019. The English defender was bought from Leicester City with a tag of 87 million euros.

Since being brought to Old Trafford, Maguire has continued to be a mainstay at the heart of Man United’s defense. Maguire is also captain and has played 122 games for Manchester United.

Paul Pogba
Had been released by Manchester United in 2012, Paul Pogba returned to Old Trafford with the status as the most expensive player in the world at that time. Pogba was bought from Juventus in 2016 for 105 million euros.

Pogba has now won two titles with the Red Devils. The French midfielder managed to score 38 goals and 49 assists from 219 appearances for the Red Devils.

Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku decided to return to the Premier League by joining Chelsea this summer. This is his second period playing at Stamford Bridge.

The Belgian bomber was redeemed from Inter Milan for a transfer fee of 115 million euros. He has scored four goals and provided one assist in 11 games this season.