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Andrea Sartori,
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PLAYER VALUATION UPDATE: JANUARY 2023

Following the conclusion of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, club football resumed almost immediately, and the winter transfer window opened shortly thereafter. It is fair to say that football is in a very busy period, which makes it a perfect time to examine the latest market value estimates by Football Benchmark (with squads and data points having been updated as of 19 January).

It says a lot about a trend in modern football that all 10 of the world's most valuable players are under the age of 25. One of the two “oldest” players on the list is Paris Saint-Germain FC superstar Kylian Mbappé (24), who has retained his place as the world's most valuable player with a market value of EUR 210 million. 

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PLAYER VALUATION UPDATE: JANUARY 2023

Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: January 2023

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (24) 210.0
2 Haaland (22) 178.2
3 Bellingham (19) 146.9
4 Vinícius Jr. (22) 146.3
5 Foden (22) 139.2
6 Musiala (19) 125.2
7 Pedri (20) 123.0
8 Gavi (18) 122.8
9 Valverde (24) 103.0
10 Saka (21) 98.4
11 Gvardiol (20) 96.3
12 Gabriel Jesus (25) 95.6
13 Luis Díaz (25) 95.3
14 Tchouaméni (22) 94.6
15 Alexander-Arnold (24) 94.4
16 Salah (30) 94.1
17 De Jong (25) 94.1
18 Darwin Núñez (23) 92.7
19 Nkunku (25) 92.2
20 Alvárez (22) 90.6
21 Rafael Leão (23) 90.3
22 Hakimi (24) 89.8
23 Lautaro Martínez (25) 89.2
24 Rúben Dias (25) 87.9
25 Kane (29) 87.3
26 Rashford (25) 87.3
27 De Ligt (23) 87.2
28 Vlahovic (22) 87.1
29 Rodrygo (21) 87.0
30 Rodri (26) 86.3
31 Éder Militão (24) 85.8
32 Havertz (23) 85.3
33 Antony (22) 84.6
34 Sané (26) 84.1
35 Osimhen (24) 84.1
36 Camavinga (20) 83.1
37 Mount (23) 81.5
38 Bruno Fernandes (28) 81.3
39 Kimmich (27) 79.5
40 Barella (25) 79.5
41 T. Hernández (25) 79.2
42 Bernardo Silva (28) 79.0
43 Alisson (30) 79.0
44 João Cancelo (28) 78.8
45 Koundé (24) 78.4
46 R. James (23) 78.2
47 Gnabry (27) 76.3
48 Richarlison (25) 75.2
49 Neymar (30) 75.0
50 Sterling (28) 74.4

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