The most expensive release clauses at Barcelona and Real Madrid

Neymar's €222 million (£198m) release clause was supposed to be prohibitive, but PSG have paid it. And that begs the question: who else might be ripe for a mega transfer?

Spanish clubs are really the only ones who deal in release clauses at such a high level, so what are the top players of Real Madrid and Barcelona reportedly available for?

Note: None of these amounts are officially revealed by the clubs and are based on reports.


Source: Sport

The superstars

Lionel Messi - €300m
Luis Suarez - €200m
Gerard Pique - €200m
Sergio Busquets - €200m
Andres Iniesta - €200m

Worth a bid

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen - €200m
Rafinha Alcantara - €75m
Samuel Umtiti - €60m
Lucas Digne - €60m
Sergi Roberto - €40m
Gerard Deulofeu - €35m

Too much money

Jordi Alba - €150m
Ivan Rakitic - €125m
Arda Turan - €125m
Javier Mascherano - €100m
Andre Gomes - €100m
Paco Alcacer - €100m
Thomas Vermaelen - €80m
Jasper Cillessen - €60m
Aleix Vidal - €60m


Source: Multiple Spanish media reports


Cristiano Ronaldo - €1 billion
Karim Benzema - €1bn
Gareth Bale - €500m
James Rodriguez - €500m
Luka Modric - €500m
Toni Kroos - €300m

Worth a bid

Sergio Ramos - €200m
Raphael Varane - €200m
Isco - €150m
Keylor Navas - €150m
Mateo Kovacic - €50m
Martin Odegaard - €10m

Too much money

Dani Ceballos - €500m
Marco Asensio - €350m
Dani Carvajal - €350m
Marcelo - €200m
Casemiro - €200m
Theo Hernandez - €100m