Lazio forward Vedat Muriqi is the Biancocelesti’s ninth most expensive signing of all time.

As seen on stats portal Transfermarkt’s Twitter page earlier today, the 27-year-old Kosovan forward’s €18.5 million price tag is Lazio’s ninth most expensive signing ever, ahead of stars like Ciro Immobile and Luis Alberto.


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The only other current Lazio player on this list is Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who cost €18 million back in the summer of 2015. Considering that his estimated market value is around €100 million, his transfer was an incredible piece of business by the Roman club.

Topping the list is Argentinian forward Hernan Crespo, who cost €56.8 million from Parma in the summer of 2000. At the time, this deal broke the world transfer record.


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Other players on the list include Gaizka Mendieta (€48m), Juan Sebastian Veron (€30m), Christian Vieri (€28.4m), Jaap Stam (€25.8m), Stefano Fiore (€25m), Claudio Lopez (€23m) and Mauro Zarate (€20.2m).

Below is a photo showing the full list, the season of their arrival and their cost (courtesy of Transfermarkt):