The Brazilian’s Etihad transfer just eclipses Gianluigi Buffon’s 2001 transfer from Parma to Juventus, which was for £32.4m. At just 23 years old, Ederson carries quite the price tag considering he has made less than 130 senior appearances, but his performances last season led to interest from some of Europe’s top clubs and it was City who won the race for his signature.
Kyle Walker’s recent move to Manchester City makes him the most expensive right-back in world football.
The 27-year-old has linked up with Pep Guardiola at the Etihad after the club paid Tottenham £50m for his services.
He is not the most expensive signing of the summer – city rivals Man United signed Romelu Lukaku for around 75m – but his name goes in the history books after smashing the previous best which saw Dani Alves leave Sevilla for Barcelona in a £28.5m deal in 2008.
City also broke the transfer record for a goalkeeper when they signed Benfica’s Ederson Moraes.
talkSPORT have taken a look at the history of transfers and made an XI using the most expensive player in each position.
Starting with Ederson, click the right arrow, above, to see the side in a 4-3-3 formation…