With data from the Transfermarkt site, we invite you to discover the 10 biggest transfers that have been made by Ligue 2 clubs. Bordeaux is in this ranking.
Monaco the biggest spender in Ligue 2
The most expensive of these is the transfer of Lucas Ocampos arrived from River Plate for 13 million euros in August 2012. After 3 seasons with the Principality club for 98 games with 15 goals and 8 assists, he signed with OM for 7.5 million euros . Today, he is on loan from his Sevilla club to Ajax, with whom he has only played 4 games without scoring a single goal.
The same season, Monaco registers 2 other major recruits who are Emmanuel Rivière and Delvin N’Dinga. For the cases of Delvin N’Dinga, he also arrived for 4 million euros but came to him from Auxerre. However, he will not impress in Monaco since after a season with Monaco, he goes on loan before being definitively transferred to Lokomotive Moscow for 2.5 million. Finally, he will have played only 31 games for no assists or goals scored. Today, plays in Greece at the Porou club.
As for Emmanuel Rivière, he arrived from Toulouse for 4 million euros and will leave Monaco a year and a half after his arrival to join Newcastle for 6.3 million euros. He will have played 50 games for 17 goals and 4 assists. Today, at 32, he is currently without a club.
The 2nd biggest Ligue 2 transfer is a Girondins player
For now, he has played a total of 40 games with Bordeaux for 10 goals and 3 assists (Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 combined). This season in Ligue 2, the Bordeaux striker has played 19 games for 1 goal and 2 assists.
In addition, wishing to leave Bordeaux since this summer and the exercise of his purchase option, he remains pending departure during this winter transfer window.
Then, during the 2011/2012 season, two new recruits arrived in Monaco. The first, Nacer Barazite arrived for 4.5 million euros from Austria Vienna. He will not win with the Monegasques since he will only play 12 games for 1 goal and 2 assists before being transferred to Utrecht freely. Today, at 32, he is currently without a club.
As for the second, Nabil Dirar arrived for 6 million euros from Brugge. He will have spent 5 and a half seasons in Monaco for 167 games with 12 goals and 33 assists. He leaves the principality for Fenerbahçe against 3.5 million euros. Today, at 36, he is currently without a club.
Metz well represented in the ranking
Indeed, arriving during the 2018/2019 season, Mathieu Dossevi and Jamiro Monteiro have greatly contributed to the rise in Ligue 1 of the Messins during this season. Regarding Mathieu Dossevi, he arrived for 3 million euros from Liège. He played 33 games for 2 goals and 13 assists before leaving for Toulouse the following season against a check for 2.5 million euros. Today, he plays at Versailles in National.
For the case of Jamiro Monteiro, He also arrived for 3 million but arrived to him from the Dutch club of Almelo. However, he only played 7 games for 1 assist before flying to Philadelphia in 2020 against 1.8 million euros. Today, he plays for the San Jose club in MLS.
Amiens and Guingamp bring up the rear
During the 2019/2020 season, En Avant Guingamp recruited striker Yannick Gomis for 4 million euros from RC Lens. He played 99 games for 19 goals and 10 assists in 3 seasons. He will leave Brittany in 2022 for the Cypriot club Aris Limassol.
As for the Amiens, they recruited right winger Chadrac Akolo for 3.5 million euros from Stuttgart during the 2020/2021 season. He played 68 games for 14 goals and 1 assist. Finally, he will leave the Picards after many loans this summer for the Swiss club of Saint-Gallen.