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

Chelsea Football Club – The Abramovich Era

Having won the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League, Chelsea FC have now collected 17 major silverwares for their cabinet, including five Premier League and two Champions League titles, the most of any English club since 2003, when Roman Abramovich took over. The evolution of the London club under the ownership of the Russian businessman has been spectacular off the pitch as well. 

Read our analysis to find out more details around the development of Chelsea during the Abramovich era, and around his pioneering investment in a football club, which also became a blueprint for others that followed after him.

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Chelsea Football Club – The Abramovich Era

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 10 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 1st July 2021

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (23) 175.0
2 Haaland (21) 133.6
3 Neymar (29) 123.3
4 Kane (28) 122.4
5 Bruno Fernandes (27) 118.2
6 Rashford (24) 117.5
7 De Bruyne (30) 115.0
8 F. de Jong (24) 113.1
9 Alexander-Arnold (23) 107.7
10 Sterling (27) 107.5
11 Lukaku (28) 105.1
12 Salah (29) 105.0
13 Sancho (21) 104.9
14 Foden (21) 102.3
15 Kimmich (26) 98.7
16 R. Dias (24) 93.0
17 Havertz (22) 90.0
18 Werner (25) 89.3
19 Mané (29) 88.6
20 Mount (22) 87.7
21 João Félix (22) 87.0
22 M. de Ligt (22) 86.2
23 Gnabry (26) 85.0
24 L. Martínez (24) 85.0
25 A. Davies (21) 82.6
26 Oblak (28) 82.4
27 Courtois (29) 79.5
28 Chiesa (24) 76.7
29 Coman (25) 76.2
30 Grealish (26) 75.1
31 Alisson (29) 75.0
32 Hakimi (23) 74.7
33 Ter Stegen (29) 72.5
34 Heung-min Son (29) 72.2
35 Casemiro (29) 72.0
36 L. Sané (25) 72.0
37 Marquinhos (27) 71.7
38 Saúl (27) 70.0
39 M. Llorente (26) 69.4
40 Rodri (25) 69.3
41 Barella (24) 68.9
42 Lewandowski (33) 67.8
43 Pulisic (23) 67.7
44 Griezmann (30) 67.7
45 G. Jesus (24) 65.6
46 A. Roberson (27) 65.1
47 Ferran Torres (21) 64.5
48 Tielemans (24) 64.3
49 Greenwood (20) 63.9
50 Varane (28) 63.8

Check out the Football Benchmark Player Valuation tool to see estimated market values of over 5,200 football players.

Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets
Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets
Please note that the dashboards are optimized for desktop PC’s, laptops or tablets