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Quiz! How many of Manchester United's 50 biggest ever transfers can you name?

Man United transfers

Aside from that brief period when the Glazers seemed to tighten Alex Ferguson's belt for him, Manchester United have rarely been a club shy of flashing the cash. So as Uncle Jose revs up for another summer of spending, let’s test your knowledge on their biggest buys to date.

All fees and intel in the below are taken from the excellent resource that is Transfermarkt (opens in new tab). Pointing this out cunningly allows us to credit them - and shift the blame should you disagree with any of the precise fees below (clever, eh?).

We’ve also provided you with the club that United purchased the player from (except in the case of the fees with an * which means it was for a loan).

All you need to do is input the player surnames, then let us know your scores on @FourFourTwo (opens in new tab). Then you can challenge a friend and forever settle the question as to who is superior between you.

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Alex Reid is a freelance journalist and the former digital features editor at FourFourTwo. He has also written for the Guardian, talkSPORT, Boxing News and Sport magazine. Like most Londoners, he is a lifelong supporter of Aberdeen FC. He is deceptively bad in the air for a big man. He has never been a cage fighter.