THREE England players make the world’s most valuable XI with Kylian Mbappe claiming top spot.
The CIES Football Observatory have compiled a list of the top 100 most valuable players with the best line-up worth £1.16billion.Kylian Mbappe is the most valuable player in the world according to the CIES Football Observatory[/caption] Trent Alexander-Arnold is the most valuable right-back in the world[/caption]
Mbappe, 23, makes up £206million alone with Real Madrid star Vinicus Jr worth £185m in second place.
Manchester City have four players in the most valuable XI including summer signing Erling Haaland.
The Citizens managed to pinch the striker for just £51m due to a clause in his Borussia Dortmund contract but CIES rank his true value at £152m.
City also boast Ruben Dias and Joao Cancelo in the line-up as well as Phil Foden, who is rated at £124m.
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That means he is the second most expensive Englishman behind Dortmund wonderkid Jude Bellingham who is wanted by Real Madrid this summer.
It could cost Real £134m to sign the 18-year-old according to CIES, with Trent Alexander-Arnold rated the most valuable right-back at £87m.
However, Reece James is valued just £5m less while English trio Mason Mount, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho are also deemed more valuable than the Liverpool star.
Bellingham and Foden are joined in midfield by Pedri – the Barcelona prodigy is the most valuable midfielder in the world with a price tag of £135m.
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That trio pip Frenkie de Jong to the team who is up for sale for £69m by Barca despite being valued at £112m.
RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol takes the second centre-back spot next to Dias having also been linked with a transfer this summer.
Chelsea and United are both said to be keen on the versatile defender who is worth £100m.
PSG and Italy star Gianluigi Donnarumma takes the goalkeeper spot due to his £74m value – Liverpool’s Alisson is the next highest-rated shot-stopper on £68m.