Researchers Predict That Dortmund Star Will Become Football's First Ever £100m Signing

Ollie Knight

​Borussia Dortmund striker  Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is the most likely to become the first £100m signing in world football, according to ​ researchers at Bwin .

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba came close to breaking the record last summer after completing an £89m switch to Old Trafford from Italian champions Juventus.

Borussia Dortmund v Hamburger SV - Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund v Hamburger SV - Bundesliga

However, with more money in football now than ever, the £100m mark is expected to be broken over the next couple of transfer windows.

27-year-old Gabon international A ubameyang has been linked with moves to the Premier League in the past a well as continental heavyweights PSG and Real Madrid.

According to the research, his age, position, contract status and traits make him the the most likely candidate to become the first in world-football to secure a £100m transfer.

Behind Aubameyang, in the list compiled by Bwin, three Premier League players make the top 10 stars most likely to cost 10 figures.

  • ​Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)

  • Harry Kane (Tottenham)

  • Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)

  • Paulo Dybala (Juventus)

  • Neymar (Barcelona)

  • Marco Verratti (PSG)

  • Eden Hazard (Chelsea

  • Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)

  • Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid)

  • Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon)

Harry Kane, Eden Hazard and Philippe Coutinho, have all been linked with big money moves this summer and unsurprisingly make the list, while Atletico Madrid's highly-coveted Antoine Griezmann and Neymar also make the cut.

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