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  Monday, 22 July, 2002, 15:29 GMT 16:29 UK
Man Utd's big money transfers
Denis Law made the move to Old Trafford following an unsuccessful spell with Italian side Torino
Denis Law's 115,000 switch from Torino was a record purchase for a British club in 1962

In 1981 United broke the British transfer record to sign West Brom midfielder Bryan Robson and made Gary Pallister the country's costliest defender in 1989
In 1981 United pay 1.5m for midfielder Bryan Robson before splashing out 2.3m on Gary Pallister in 1989

Roy Keane arrived in 1993 from Nottingham Forest as a replacement for the ageing Bryan Robson
The 3.75m spent on midfielder Roy Keane looks a bargain now but was a Premiership record in 1993

Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke's partnership fired United to the Treble in 1999
In 1995 Andy Cole commands a 7m fee but only shines with Dwight Yorke, a 12.6m signing in 1998

Dutchman Jaap Stam quickly won over the fans at Old Trafford
Jaap Stam becomes the world's costliest defender in 1998 following a 10.75m move from PSV Eindhoven

Manchester United have yet to see the best of talented midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron
A British record 28m brings Argentine Juan Sebastian Veron to United in 2001 but he has failed to impress

Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrates his first Manchester United goal in a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool
But Dutch team-mate Ruud van Nistelrooy justifies his 19m price-tag with 36 goals in his first season

Rio Ferdinand enhanced his reputation during England's run to the World Cup quarter-finals
A trophyless season prompts United to agree a 30m deal with Leeds for centre-back Rio Ferdinand

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