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Andrea Sartori,
Founder of Football Benchmark

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Welcome to Football Benchmark

Inside the recent transfer business of EPL’s “Big Six”

The recent summer transfer window demonstrated once again the supremacy of the English Premier League, with its so-called “big six” clubs among the top spenders. Chelsea registered an EPL record summer spending of EUR 279m, while Manchester United also splashed out a club-record summer spend of EUR 238m. Looking back at the past five seasons, we find again Chelsea and Manchester United as the top two aggregate spenders, and Manchester City as the club cashing in the most from player sales. In our overview we analyze the transfer activities of the six clubs in recent years: aggregate transfer balance figures and squad dynamics reveal remarkable differences in their overall transfer strategies.

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Inside the recent transfer business of EPL’s “Big Six”

Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 1st July 2022

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Mbappé (23) 230.1
2 Haaland (21) 143.8
3 Foden (22) 140.2
4 Vinícius Jr (21) 135.8
5 Bellingham (19) 116.2
6 Alexander-Arnold (23) 112.9
7 Pedri (19) 101.5
8 Rúben Dias (25) 100.6
9 Bruno Fernandes (27) 100.4
10 Kane (28) 100.3
11 Mount (23) 100.0
12 De Jong (25) 99.1
13 Kimmich (27) 97.6
14 Salah (30) 95.0
15 Lautaro Martínez (24) 91.8
16 Sancho (22) 91.4
17 Nkunku (24) 90.7
18 Bernardo Silva (27) 89.3
19 Havertz (23) 89.2
20 Rice (23) 88.4
21 Rodri (26) 86.4
22 Luis Díaz (25) 86.3
23 Leroy Sané (26) 86.2
24 Wirtz (19) 85.5
25 Saka (20) 84.0
26 De Ligt (22) 83.4
27 Barella (25) 83.1
28 De Bruyne (31) 82.8
29 Hakimi (23) 82.5
30 Heung-min Son (30) 81.8
31 Núñez (23) 81.3
32 Vlahović (22) 80.3
33 Tchouameni (22) 79.9
34 Rafael Leão (23) 79.3
35 Ferran Torres (22) 78.9
36 Militão (24) 78.8
37 Marquinhos (28) 77.8
38 A. Davies (21) 77.7
39 Sterling (27) 76.7
40 João Cancelo (28) 76.0
41 T. Hernández (24) 75.1
42 Koundé (23) 74.7
43 Grealish (26) 73.8
44 Gabriel Jesus (25) 72.7
45 Courtois (30) 72.5
46 Donnarumma (23) 71.8
47 Lukaku (29) 71.6
48 Ansu Fati (19) 71.6
49 Reece James (22) 70.7
50 Valverde (23) 70.4

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