Sir Alex Ferguson has never been scared to splash the cash during his tenure at Old Trafford.
In fact, the Manchester United manager has broken the British transfer fee five times to claim the talents of Roy Keane, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Juan Sebastian Veron, Rio Ferdinand and Andy Cole.
Ferguson’s unerring ability to expertly mix young and experienced players with expensive signings has been an integral reason for United’s prolonged period of success.
But which players have been the most expensive in United’s illustrious history? And did they ultimately prove to be money well spent?