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From Torres to Fellaini - the 10 biggest Premier League transfers

In light of Raheem Sterling’s move to Manchester City, we look back on players who demanded the big bucks.

 1. Fernando Torres – Liverpool to Chelsea for £50 million, January 2011

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Chelsea Press Conference - Fernando Torres Unveiling - Cobham Training Ground Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

2. Raheem Sterling - Liverpool to Manchester City for £44 million (could reach as much as £49m), July 2015

Soccer - Raheem Sterling File Photo Source: Peter Byrne

3. Juan Mata – Chelsea to Manchester United for £37.1 million, January 2014

Britain Soccer Premier League Source: AP/Press Association Images

4. Andy Carroll – Newcastle to Liverpool for £35 million, January 2011

Soccer - Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll Unveiling - Anfield Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

5. Dimitar Berbatov – Tottenham to Manchester United for £30.75 million, September 2008

Soccer - Manchester United Photocall - Old Trafford Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

6= Rio Ferdinand – Leeds to Manchester United for £30 million, July 2002

Soccer - Rio Ferdinand File Photo Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

6= Luke Shaw – Southampton to Manchester United for £30 million, June 2014

Soccer - U21 Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Sunderland - Old Trafford Source: Martin Rickett

8= Romelu Lukaku, Chelsea to Everton for £28 million, July 2014

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Everton v Manchester United - Goodison Park Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

8= Wilfried Bony – Swansea to Manchester City for £28 million, January 2015

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Newcastle United - Etihad Stadium Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

9. Marouane Fellaini – Everton to Manchester United for £27.5 million, September 2013

Britain Soccer Premier League Source: AP/Press Association Images

- © AFP, 2015

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