21/01/2014 03:41 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 09:59 GMT

Manchester United's 10 Most Expensive Signings


Manchester United are reportedly reportedly preparing a transfer bid for Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata, with the potential fee ranging from £37 million to £40m.

Either of those figures will dwarf the record £30.75m the champions paid Tottenham for Dimitar Berbatov in 2008, so here are United's top 10 most expensive buys...

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