Andriy Schevchenko - AC Milan to Chelsea - £37 million

Andriy Schevchenko was one of Chelsea's first, and biggest, signings after Roman Abromovich brought his riches to the London club. The move was ultimately unsuccessful, with Schevchenko playing just 47 matches in his three-year stint at the club.

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World's biggest football transfers

With Manchester City taking spending to new heights, we look back at some of football's biggest transfers.