Belgians in the Premier League

Press Association In recent years top-flight clubs have developed a liking for players from the country currently ranked third in the world. Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the high-profile Belgians involved in joining Premier League teams and the reported fees they were said to have commanded. DIVOCK ORIGI – Lille to Liverpool (£10million) SIMON MIGNOLET – Sint Truidense to Sunderland (£2million); Sunderland to Liverpool (£9million) THIBAUT COURTOIS – Genk to Chelsea (£7.9million) NACER CHADLI – Twente to Tottenham (£7million) KEVIN DE BRUYNE – Genk to Chelsea (£7million) VINCENT KOMPANY – Hamburg to Manchester City (£6million) KEVIN MIRALLAS – Olympiacos to Everton (£6million) Christian Benteke is the latest Belgian to be the subject of a big-money transfer in the Barclays Premier League after he finalised his £32.5million move from Aston Villa to Liverpool. CHRISTIAN BENTEKE – Genk to Aston Villa (£7million); Aston Villa to Liverpool (£32.5million) EDEN HAZARD – Lille to Chelsea (£32million) ROMELU LUKAKU – Anderlecht to Chelsea (£18million); Chelsea to Everton (£28million) MAROUANE FELLAINI – Standard Liege to Everton (£15million); Everton to Manchester United (£27.5million) MOUSA DEMBELE – AZ to Fulham (£5million); Fulham to Tottenham (£15million) TOBY ALDERWEIRELD – Atletico Madrid to Tottenham (£11.5million) THOMAS VERMAELEN – Ajax to Arsenal (£10million) JAN VERTONGHEN – Ajax to Tottenham (£10million) read more