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

What are the major impacts of coronavirus on the game?

As the coronavirus is spreading over the world, all of the top five European football leagues, together with the UEFA Champions League and Europa League have suspended games, hoping that fixtures may resume in April. However, returning to football any time soon seems increasingly unlikely. 

The situation brings an unprecedented complexity of logistic, financial and legal issues and dilemmas in the European football ecosystem. The current postponements are rather here to gain some time to come up with solutions that are the least painful in the given circumstances. Hereby, we are summing up the key questions to be addressed.

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What are the major impacts of coronavirus on the game?

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 players by market value
(in € million, 12th February 2020)

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (21) 225.0
2 Messi (32) 175.0
3 Neymar (28) 175.0
4 Salah (27) 155.0
5 Sterling (25) 150.0
6 Mané (27) 140.7
7 Sancho (19) 139.3
8 E. Hazard (29) 135.7
9 Kane (26) 134.7
10 De Bruyne (28) 130.0
11 Griezmann (28) 118.6
12 Van Dijk (28) 115.0
13 F. de Jong (22) 109.3
14 Rashford (22) 108.5
15 Alisson (27) 102.0
16 Werner (23) 94.3
17 Alexander-Arnold (21) 91.0
18 Pogba (26) 90.0
19 Firmino (28) 90.0
20 Bernardo Silva (25) 89.1
21 Ter Stegen (27) 88.7
22 R. Lukaku (26) 88.5
23 Lewandowski (31) 88.0
24 Heung-min Son (27) 86.5
25 C. Ronaldo (35) 86.4
26 De Ligt (20) 85.5
27 Havertz (20) 85.2
28 Gabriel Jesus (22) 85.0
29 N. Pépé (24) 84.4
30 Ederson (26) 84.1
31 Varane (26) 83.1
32 Rodri (23) 82.5
33 Dybala (26) 81.9
34 Coutinho (27) 81.8
35 Kimmich (25) 80.0
36 Saúl Ñíguez (25) 80.0
37 N'Golo Kanté (28) 80.0
38 Dele Alli (23) 78.5
39 A. Robertson (25) 77.8
40 Gnabry (24) 77.2
41 B. Fernandes (25) 76.5
42 Casemiro (27) 76.0
43 Agüero (31) 75.3
44 L. Martínez (22) 75.2
45 O. Dembélé (22) 75.1
46 L. Sané (24) 75.0
47 João Félix (20) 75.0
48 Oblak (27) 73.5
49 H. Maguire (26) 72.7
50 Haaland (19) 72.1

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