CIES Football Observatory has recently released the top 100 estimated transfer values for players worldwide. Here we are talking about the top 10 most valuable players in the world.
While the new summer transfer window in the major European football has just opened, the market values or transfer values play very important roles in setting up the team. After understanding the market values as well as club values, the clubs begin to approach the players according to their budgets.
- 1 Top 10 most valuable players in the world, according to CIES Football Observatory
Top 10 most valuable players in the world, according to CIES Football Observatory
(Source: CIES Football Observatory)
10. Ferran Torres (€109.5M)
The 22-year-old Spanish forward Ferran Torres is currently serving for the Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona since his transfer from the English Premier League club Manchester City last January. He has highly impressed in his first half-season for Barcelona.
9. Ruben Dias (€109.6M)
The 25-year-old Portuguese centre-back Ruben Dias is currently a crucial member of Manchester City’s defence. He had an excellent year for the English Premier League club in the 2020/21 edition, and he continued the dependable form in the latest season.
8. Luis Diaz (€110M)
The 25-year-old Colombian winger Luis Diaz joined Liverpool, the English Premier League club, in late January 2022. In his early period for the Reds’, the Colombian footballer has impressed with his efforts.
7. Frenkie de Jong (€112.5M)
The 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong has been playing for the Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona since 2019 summer. He is a versatile player who can play many roles for a team in different situations.
6. Phil Foden (€124M)
The 22-year-old English midfielder Phil Foden is a Manchester City (English Premier League club) player since his youth career. While he is now getting regular matches for his club, he is evolving as a star player for the club and his country.
5. Jude Bellingham (€133.7M)
The 18-year-old English midfielder Jude Bellingham has been a Borussia Dortmund player since 2020 summer. Since the early days of his present German Bundesliga club, Bellingham has played a crucial role.
4. Pedri Gonzalez (€135.1M)
The 19-year-old Pedri Gonzalez is a Spanish midfielder who has been serving for the Spanish La Liga club Barcelona since 2020 summer. While Pedri impressed in the 2020/21 season, he continued his standard in the last season despite missing out on many games due to injuries.
3. Erling Haaland (€152.6M)
The 21-year-old Norwegian striker Erling Haaland has just moved from the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund to the English Premier League team Manchester City. Haaland has gained superstar status in world football even at a young age due to his unstoppable goal-scoring form.
2. Vinicius Junior (€185.3M)
The 21-year-old Brazilian winger Vinicius Junior played a massive role for the Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid in their tremendous success in the 2021/22 season. Though he has been playing for this club since the 2018/19 season, the latest season was his breakthrough year.
1. Kylian Mbappe (€205.6M)
Currently, the 23-year-old French forward Kylian Mbappe is in the news due to his much-talking contract extension for the French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The FIFA World Cup 2018 winner has impressed the Parisians for a long time.