Welcome to Football Benchmark

Welcome to KPMG Football Benchmark, an interactive platform providing in-depth understanding and analysis of the business of Football.

An extensive wealth of data - from the business performance of football clubs to the estimation of players´ market values - is presented in a dashboard format, enabling comparison and evaluation to support critical decision-making.

As the primary business intelligence source of Football industry insight and knowledge, the KPMG Football Benchmark tool aims to deliver significant value and to improve data democratization.

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Welcome to Football Benchmark

Manchester: One city, two powerhouse teams

This Premier League weekend featured a blockbuster: the Manchester derby, with a clear dominance by the current leaders of the league, Manchester City FC. This match has become a “must-see” for millions of fans that support the two clubs around the world, from the US to the Far East.

After last Sunday’s clash and the 10-year anniversary since the takeover of Manchester City FC, the KPMG Football Benchmark team has set out to compare the evolution of both the Red Devils and the Citizens over the past seven seasons from a business perspective.
 

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Manchester: One city, two powerhouse teams

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 players by market value
(in € million, 1st September 2018)

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Neymar (27) 233.6
2 Messi (31) 210.0
3 Mbappé (20) 190.0
4 Salah (26) 156.8
5 Kane (25) 152.3
6 Hazard (28) 146.3
7 De Bruyne (27) 137.2
8 Pogba (25) 126.4
9 Griezmann (27) 125.2
10 Coutinho (26) 114.5
11 Lukaku (25) 113.9
12 Kroos (29) 113.0
13 C. Ronaldo (34) 111.5
14 Dele Alli (22) 106.9
15 Firmino (27) 99.6
16 Dybala (25) 97.0
17 Ter Stegen (26) 92.7
18 Lewandowski (30) 90.9
19 L. Suárez (32) 90.2
20 Eriksen (27) 90.1
21 G. Jesus (21) 90.0
22 Agüero (30) 86.7
23 Sterling (24) 85.8
24 Kanté (27) 85.0
25 L. Sané (23) 85.0
26 Oblak (26) 81.7
27 Varane (25) 81.1
28 Asensio (23) 80.0
29 Icardi (26) 79.1
30 Umtiti (25) 78.7
31 A. Sánchez (30) 78.6
32 T. Müller (29) 77.3
33 Koke (27) 75.6
34 O. Dembelé (21) 75.4
35 Isco (26) 75.0
36 S. Mané (26) 75.0
37 J. Rodríguez (27) 73.8
38 Casemiro (27) 73.1
39 D. Sánchez (22) 71.9
40 Naby Keïta (24) 71.2
41 Saúl Ñíguez (24) 70.8
42 Morata (26) 70.7
43 Milinkovic-Savic (24) 70.6
44 Alisson (26) 70.5
45 Heung-min Son (26) 68.7
46 Aubameyang (29) 68.5
47 Bale (29) 68.3
48 Thiago (27) 68.2
49 Mahrez (28) 68.2
50 Rashford (21) 68.0

To access the most valuable players of 11 leagues and to see the overall top 250 ranking, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool