New Delhi: Premier League big spenders Manchester City once again made headlines on Thurday after securing the services of Nicolas Otamendi in another big-money move.
The Manchester club acquired the Argentine defender from Valencia for a whopping £33m on a five-year-deal.
Of late, the cash-rich club has made a habit of signing star players for record sums.
So where does City's latest deal rank in the list of the most expensive centre-backs in the history of world football?
1) David Luiz: Chelsea to PSG (£40m)
2) Thiago Silva: AC Milan to PSG (£35m)
3) Nicolas Otamendi: Valencia to Manchester City (£33m)
4) Eliaquim Mangala: FC Porto to Manchester City (£32m)
5) Rio Ferdinand: Leeds United to Manchester City (£29.1m)