Two Manchester United stars make the cut for most expensive U-18 players of all time

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According to reports, Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney and Manchester United defender Luke Shaw have both been named among most expensive Under-18s players of all time.

The club have a rich history of bringing talented youth prospects to Old Trafford and developing them into first-team players.

Here are 10 most expensive Under-18s players in football history:

  1. Vinicius Junior, Flamengo to Real Madrid (2018/19, €45 million)
  2. Rodrygo, Santos to Real Madrid (2019/20, €45 million)
  3. Fabio Silva, Porto to Wolves (2020/2021, €40.3 million)
  4. Luke Shaw, Southampton to Manchester United (2014/15, €37.5 million)
  5. Wayne Rooney, Everton to Manchester United (2004/05, €37 million)
  6. Renato Sanches, Benfica to Bayern Munich (2016/17, €35 million)
  7. Alessandro Bastoni, Atalanta to Inter Milan (2017/18, €31.1 million)
  8. Antonio Cassano, Bari to AS Roma (2001/02, €31 million)
  9. Reinier, Flamengo to Real Madrid (2019/20, €30 million)
  10. William Saliba, Saint-Etienne to Arsenal (2019/20, €30 million)