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5 Local Footballers With the Most Expensive Transfer Fees in Indian Football History

Mudeet Arora
Apr 12, 2021, 3:55 PM GMT+5:30
Michael Soosairaj has been one of the most expensive players in Indian football history
Michael Soosairaj has been one of the most expensive players in Indian football history | ISL
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Liston Colaco's recent move from Indian Super League side Hyderabad FC to ATK Mohun Bagan has broken the record transfer fee in Indian football history.

In the wake of that move, we take a look at 5 most expensive Indian footballers ever, based in transfer fees.

1. Liston Colaco

Liston Colaco
ATK Mohun Bagan has signed Liston Colaco for the 2021-22 ISL season | Indian Super League

Transfer Fee: in excess of Rs. 1 Cr

From: Hyderabad FC

To: ATK Mohun Bagan

When did the move happen? - April 2021.

2. Michael Soosairaj

Michael Soosairaj, ATK
Michael Soosairaj moved to ATK for one of the biggest transfer fees in Indian football history | Khel Now


Transfer Fee: Rs. 90 Lakh

From: Jamshedpur FC

To: ATK

When did the move happen? - April 2019.

3. Manvir Singh

Manvir Singh, ATK Mohun Bagan
Manvir Singh is one of the most expensive signings in ISL | India TV


Transfer Fee: Rs. 80 Lakh

From: FC Goa

To: ATK Mohun Bagan

When did the move happen? - August 2020

4. Ashique Kuruniyan

Ashique Kuruniyan, Bengaluru FC
Ashique Kuruniyan joined Bengaluru FC in August 2019 | Bengaluru FC


Transfer Fee: Rs. 75 Lakh

From: FC Pune City

To: Bengaluru FC

When did the move happen? - August 2019.

5. Dheeraj Singh

Dheeraj Singh, FC Goa
Dheeraj Singh moved to FC Goa in January 2021 | Indian Super League


Transfer Fee: Rs. 70 Lakh

From: ATK Mohun Bagan

To: FC Goa

When did the move happen? - January 2021.

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