The football observatory unveils last Wednesday, January 6, 2021 its ranking of football players with the highest market value on the transfer market. PSG star Kylian Mbappé is no longer on the podium, replaced by Manchester City star Phil Foden.

In 2021, who is the most expensive player in the world? This Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the European Football Observatory, linked to the International Center for the Study of Sport (CIES) unveils its biannual ranking of the players with the highest market value on the transfer market. In 2020, it was the French Kylian Mbappé who was classified in first position.

In 2021, first place goes to Phil Foden (21), the British star of Manchester City.

To establish this classification, the observatory is based on the following criteria: the player’s age, the duration of his contract, the performances and titles gleaned, also the history of injuries. Moreover, the big surprise of the ranking remains Neymar, valued at (only) 32 million euros! We are far from the 222 million euros disbursed by PSG in 2017 …
The ranking of the 10 most expensive football players in the world:

1.Phil Foden
2.Mason Greenwood
3. Marcus Rashford

4. Errling Haaland

5.Bruno Fernandes
6.Frenkie De Jong
7.Pedri Gonzalez
8. Alphonso Davies 139.2
9.João Felix
10. Mason Mount

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