The most expensive Romanian football player ever is Radu Dragusin. The reputable journalist Fabrizio Romano announced that Dragusin chose Tottenham over Bayern Munich.
🚨⚪️ Radu Dragusin to Tottenham, here we go! Agreement reached on package in excess of €30m after new bid overnight.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 10, 2024
Spence joins Genoa on loan.
🤝🏻 Dragusin wanted Spurs and confirmed their agreement on personal terms despite Bayern bid.
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The previous record belonged to Adrian Mutu, who was transferred in 2003 from Parma to Chelsea for EUR 19 million.
Tottenham initially offered 25 million euros, five million euros in bonuses, and the half-year loan of Djed Spence, while Bayern proposed around 30 million euros in fixed transfer fees. Genoa said “Yes” in both cases, and Radu Drăgușin was the one who made the final decision.
Basically, Dragusin chose Premier League over Bundesliga, as he considers the English league more attractive. Tottenham is on 5 in the Premier League, 6 points behind Liverpool on top position.
According to Transfermarkt, twenty million euros is Drăgușin’s market share; He is considered “Van Dijk of Romania” by The Sun.