Barcelona has seen many legends donning their famous jersey. Although many of them emerged from their youth system called La Masia, including Lionel Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Fabregas and David Villa. Still ,there have been many transfer negotiations too which proved pivotal in the team framework.
Let us have a look at the Top 15 Barcelona Signings Of All Time –
15. Hristo Stoichkov
Stoichkov was the original ‘El Pistolero’, A legend in the eyes of Barcelona fans, Stoichkov began his career in the Catalan side in the summer of 1990. He came from CSKA Sofia for a fee about €1.6m (£1.4m). He spent five brilliant seasons at Camp Nou and again he came back for a second spell between 1996 and 1998.
This Bulgarian forward was one of the major parts of the Cruyff’s ‘Dream Team’, which made history by winning four Liga titles in a row between 1991 and 1994, as well as first-ever European Cup in 1992.
A clean finisher scoring around 84 goals in his two spells at Camp Nou. He was twice runner-up in the FIFA World Player of the Year and clinched the Ballon d’Or in 1994.
A defender with immense physical power, also known as Tarzan. A humongous 391 appearances in 15 seasons at Camp Nou, he was the wall in the deep, long before Carles Puyol. He played 32 times for Spain and was a regular guy in the Catalan side throughout the late 1970s and most of the 1980s.
Regarded as one of the best defenders of Barcelona, Migueli was signed from Segunda side Cadiz. With two La Liga and four Copa del Rey, he has two Best Spanish Player in 1977-78 and 1984-85 season.
13. Luis Enrique
This guy was in Bernabeu for five years between 1991 and 1996 but maybe was all destined for Camp Nou.
The Austrian scored 18 times for Madrid but netted the same amount I’m his debut campaign at Barcelona.
This midfielder scored more than 100 goals in his eight seasons in the Catalan side and won seven major trophies.
He also gave the Blaugrana fanbase a splendid Managerial spell between 2014 and 2017 as he led the club to the treble and claimed a total of nine trophies. Really, A Barca Man!
12. Luis Figo
Renowned for his creativity and ability to cut inside the defenders as a Winger, Figo is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of the generation. Though many of the Barcelona fans don’t possess any good memory of Figo after his controversial Real Madrid move back in 2000.
Figo was delicate and impressive in his five-year career in Barcelona. He came from Sporting CP in 1995 for €3.5m and helped the Blaugrana side to win seven major trophies. 45 goals and setting up more, he received Ballon d’Or in 2000 for his performance in Barcelona. Though he had already moved to Madrid by that time, as Florentino Perez paid his release clause of €60m shocking the world.
11. Luis Suarez (old)
Though he played more than 250 matches for Inter Milan, Spaniard Suarez will remain in the heart of Barcelona fans for his prolific midfield work.
Being the only Spanish player to win the Ballon d’Or, Suarez was bought for a cut-price fee of around €3,300 (£2,900) in 1954 from Deportivo La Coruna in a deal that also included Uruguayan winger Dagoberto Moll.
Six major trophies and a world record fee £142,000 (around €160,000) to help pay for the Camp Nou, a loyal Barca man the Catalan fans would never forget.