Transfers

Players bought by Rafa Benítez

Player Club Fee Date
Josemi Rey Malaga £2,000,000 26 July 2004
Antonio Nunez Real Madrid £1,500,000 * 17 August 2004
Xabi Alonso Real Sociedad £10,700,000 20 August 2004
Luis Garcia Barcelona £6,000,000 20 August 2004
Mauricio Pellegrino Valencia Free 5 January 2005
Fernando Morientes Real Madrid £6,300,000 13 January 2005
Scott Carson Leeds United £1,000,000 21 January 2005
Bolo Zenden Free Transfer Free * 4 July 2005
Pepe Reina Villarreal £6,000,000 4 July 2005
Antonio Barragan Sevilla £240,000 4 July 2005
Momo Sissoko Valencia £5,600,000 14 July 2005
Peter Crouch Southampton £7,000,000 20 July 2005
Miki Roque Lleida Unknown 15 August 2005
Jack Hobbs Lincoln City £750,000 * 18 August 2005
Besian Idrizaj LASK Linz £190,000 * 22 August 2005
Mark Gonzalez Albacete £1,500,000 * 20 October 2005
Paul Anderson Hull City Player Exchange * 1 January 2006
Jan Kromkamp Villarreal Player Exchange * 4 January 2006
David Martin MK Dons £250,000 * 12 January 2006
Daniel Agger Brøndby £5,800,000 12 January 2006
Robbie Fowler Manchester City Free 27 January 2006
Craig Bellamy Blackburn Rovers £6,000,000 1 July 2006
Gabriel Paletta Club Atlético Banfield £2,000,000 4 July 2006
Fábio Aurélio Free Transfer Free * 5 July 2006
Jermaine Pennant Birmingham City £6,700,000 26 July 2006
Dirk Kuyt Feyenoord £9,000,000 18 August 2006
Nabil El Zhar Saint-Étienne £200,000 21 August 2006
Astrit Ajdarevic Falkenberg £750,000 11 January 2007
Daniele Padelli Sampdoria On Loan * 12 January 2007
Jordy Brouwer Ajax Undisclosed * 24 January 2007
Francisco Durán Malaga £66,000 * 30 January 2007
Álvaro Arbeloa Deportivo La Coruna £2,500,000 31 January 2007
Javier Mascherano West Ham United On Loan 20 February 2007
Lucas Leiva Gremio £5,000,000 11 May 2007
Krisztián Németh MTK Hungaria Undisclosed 25 May 2007
Mikel Domínguez Athletic Bilbao £270,000 28 June 2007
Dani Pacheco Barcelona Free 1 July 2007
Sebastian Leto Club Atlético Lanús £1,800,000 1 July 2007
Fernando Torres Atletico Madrid £20,200,000 4 July 2007
Andriy Voronin Free Transfer Free * 6 July 2007
Yossi Benayoun West Ham United £5,000,000 12 July 2007
Ryan Babel Ajax £11,500,000 13 July 2007
Charles Itandje Lens Undisclosed 9 August 2007
Emiliano Insúa Boca Juniors £1,675,000 * 26 August 2007
Lauri Dalla Valle JIPPO £600,000 * 8 November 2007
Martin Skrtel Zenit Saint Petersburg £6,500,000 11 January 2008
Javier Mascherano GSA & MSL £18,600,000 * 29 February 2008
Philipp Degen Free Transfer Free * 3 July 2008
Andrea Dossena Udinese £7,000,000 4 July 2008
Diego Cavalieri Palmeiras £3,500,000 11 July 2008
David N'Gog Paris St Germain £1,500,000 24 July 2008
Robbie Keane Tottenham Hotspur £19,000,000 28 July 2008
Albert Riera Espanyol £8,000,000 31 August 2008
Glen Johnson Portsmouth £17,500,000 26 June 2009
Alberto Aquilani Roma £17,100,000 * 7 August 2009
Sotirios Kyrgiakos AEK Athens £2,000,000 21 August 2009
Daniel Ayala Sevilla £160,000 17 September 2009
Maxi Rodriguez Atletico Madrid Free 13 January 2010
Raheem Sterling Queens Park Rangers £500,000 * 27 February 2010
Jonjo Shelvey Charlton Athletic £1,700,000 * 10 May 2010
Milan Jovanovic Standard Liege Free * 8 July 2010

Rafa Benítez bought 61 players for £231,151,000

* 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.