Transfers

Players bought by Gerard Houllier

Player Club Fee Date
Jean Michel Ferri Istanbulspor £1,500,000 28 November 1998
Frode Kippe Lillestrøm £700,000 6 January 1999
Rigobert Song Salernitana £2,600,000 26 January 1999
Djimi Traoré Laval £550,000 18 February 1999
Sami Hyypia Willem II £2,500,000 19 May 1999
Vladimir Smicer Lens £3,750,000 24 May 1999
Titi Camara Marseille £2,600,000 1 June 1999
Stephane Henchoz Blackburn Rovers £3,500,000 2 June 1999
Sander Westerveld Vitesse Arnhem £4,000,000 15 June 1999
Erik Meijer Free Transfer Free *

Joined Liverpool once his contract at Bayer Leverkusen had expired.

1 July 1999
Didi Hamann Newcastle United £8,000,000 22 July 1999
Emile Heskey Leicester City £11,000,000 10 March 2000
Bernard Diomede Auxerre £3,000,000 7 June 2000
Gary McAllister Free Transfer Free *

Joined Liverpool once his contract with Coventry had expired.

1 July 2000
Pegguy Arphexad Free Transfer Free *

Joined Liverpool on Bosman on 01.07.2000 after his contract expired at Leicester.

1 July 2000
Markus Babbel Free Transfer Free *

Joined once his contract expired at Bayern Munich.

1 July 2000
Nick Barmby Everton £6,000,000 18 July 2000
Christian Ziege Middlesbrough £5,500,000 25 August 2000
Gregory Vignal Montpellier £500,000 22 September 2000
Daniel Sjolund West Ham United £1,000,000 28 November 2000
Igor Biscan Dynamo Zagreb £5,500,000 7 December 2000
Jari Litmanen Barcelona Free 4 January 2001
John Arne Riise Monaco £4,000,000 20 June 2001
Milan Baros Banik Ostrava £3,200,000 26 July 2001
Chris Kirkland Coventry City £6,000,000 *

Liverpool added 250,000 pounds to the 6 million fee when Kirkland made his 20th appearance for the Reds in October 2003.

31 August 2001
Jerzy Dudek Feyenoord £4,850,000 31 August 2001
Nicolas Anelka Paris St Germain On Loan *

Liverpool FC paid £1,000,000 to take the player on loan.

20 December 2001
Abel Xavier Everton £750,000 30 January 2002
Bruno Cheyrou Lille £3,700,000 16 May 2002
El Hadji Diouf Lens £10,000,000 1 June 2002
Alou Diarra Bayern Munich Free 9 July 2002
Patrice Luzi Free Transfer Free *

Patrice Luzi joined after his Monaco contract had expired.

29 July 2002
Salif Diao Sedan £4,700,000 6 August 2002
Anthony Le Tallec Le Havre £1,500,000 *

Le Tallec & Pongolle are considered worth £3M. LFChistory splits up the fee between the two.

1 July 2003
Florent Sinama-Pongolle Le Havre £1,500,000 *

Le Tallec & Pongolle are considered worth £3M. LFChistory splits up the fee between the two.

1 July 2003
Steve Finnan Fulham £3,500,000 1 July 2003
Harry Kewell Leeds United £5,000,000 9 July 2003
Carl Medjani Saint-Étienne Free 8 August 2003
Paul Jones Southampton On Loan *

He was only on loan from Wolves.

9 January 2004
Djibril Cissé Auxerre £14,500,000 *

Houllier's last signing arrived after the Frenchman's departure.

1 July 2004

Gerard Houllier bought 40 players for £125,400,000

* in the transfer column means more info if you click on the transfer

* Note. LFChistory does not include players that have been released by LFC at end of season, who didn't feature in their manager's plans to some extent. Some players on the list joined the clubs listed straight after their contract at Liverpool expired, like Pegguy Arphexad.


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