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

Updated market valuations by KPMG Football Benchmark in the wake of the summer transfer window

With the closing of the 2019 summer transfer period, the KPMG Football Benchmark team have released their updated market value estimates for over 4,800 football players from 12 leagues based on their latest sporting statistics provided by Opta. 

The estimates cover footballers who played in the 2018/19 season in the first divisions of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Turkey, as well as the EFL Championship.

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Updated market valuations by KPMG Football Benchmark in the wake of the summer transfer window

KPMG Player Valuation

Top 50 players by market value
(in € million, 1st September 2019)

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (20) 225.0
2 Neymar (27) 192.9
3 Messi (32) 186.6
4 Hazard (28) 162.8
5 Salah (27) 158.0
6 Kane (26) 136.8
7 Griezmann (28) 130.7
8 De Bruyne (28) 130.0
9 Sterling (24) 129.5
10 Pogba (26) 128.0
11 Mané (27) 119.0
12 Sancho (19) 110.6
13 Dembélé (22) 101.8
14 Bernardo S. (25) 100.7
15 Sané (23) 100.0
16 F. de Jong (22) 98.0
17 Alisson (26) 96.4
18 van Dijk (28) 96.2
19 Firmino (27) 94.0
20 Rashford (21) 93.1
21 Kanté (28) 90.0
22 C. Ronaldo (34) 89.6
23 Coutinho (27) 88.7
24 Ter Stegen (27) 87.9
25 De Ligt (20) 85.2
26 Agüero (31) 85.0
27 Ederson (26) 85.0
28 Alexander-Arnold (20) 84.6
29 Dybala (25) 84.6
30 Kimmich (24) 84.2
31 Saúl (24) 83.2
32 Varane (26) 82.0
33 Havertz (20) 81.6
34 Gabriel Jesus (22) 80.0
35 Lewandowski (31) 78.7
36 R. Lukaku (26) 78.7
37 Heung-min Son (27) 78.6
38 Jovic (21) 78.3
39 Alli (23) 77.8
40 Pépé (24) 75.4
41 Eriksen (27) 75.0
42 Oblak (26) 74.9
43 João Félix (19) 72.1
44 L. Suárez (32) 70.4
45 De Gea (28) 69.8
46 Maguire (26) 69.4
47 Süle (24) 68.9
48 Martial (23) 68.4
49 Sánchez (23) 68.3
50 Koke (27) 67.4

To access the most valuable players of 12 leagues and to see the overall top 250 ranking, please register for the free version of our Player Valuation tool