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Andrea Sartori,
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OVERVIEW OF THE NEW UEFA FINANCIAL FAIR PLAY REGULATIONS

UEFA is introducing new rules around football clubs’ governance, economic and financial performance. The Club Licensing and Financial Sustainability regulations will come into force in the 2022/23 season, through a gradual implementation process of three years. It replaces the so-called Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulation, which was introduced in 2011, and helped the overall financial performance of European football improve significantly. The new policies respond to the impacts of COVID and the fast evolution of the football industry over the past ten years. Our article provides an overview of the new regulation and the considerations around the major changes.

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OVERVIEW OF THE NEW UEFA FINANCIAL FAIR PLAY REGULATIONS

Player Valuation

Top 50 football players by market value

Last valuation date: 1st April 2022

  Name (Age) Club  Nat Value
(€ million)
1 Foden (21) 135.4
2 Vinícus Jr (21) 129.4
3 Haaland (21) 129.0
4 De Jong (24) 114.9
5 Alexander-Arnold (23) 114.7
6 Bellingham (18) 111.2
7 Bruno Fernandes (27) 106.5
8 Kane (28) 103.6
9 Dias (24) 103.1
10 Pedri (19) 102.5
11 Salah (29) 101.5
12 Sancho (22) 97.2
13 Kimmich (27) 93.8
14 Lautaro (24) 91.2
15 Wirtz (18) 91.2
16 De Bruyne (30) 90.0
17 Mount (23) 89.4
18 Rice (23) 89.3
19 Rodri (25) 88.8
20 Havertz (22) 88.6
21 B. Silva (27) 88.3
22 Sané (26) 88.0
23 De Ligt (22) 85.2
24 Barella (25) 84.6
25 Lukaku (28) 84.6
26 Davies (21) 83.6
27 Nkunku (24) 82.1
28 Ferrán Torres (22) 80.6
29 Hakimi (23) 79.9
30 Vlahovic (22) 79.6
31 Marquinhos (27) 77.0
32 Heung-min Son (29) 76.7
33 Militao (24) 76.0
34 Saka (20) 75.4
35 T. Hernández (24) 75.3
36 Alisson (29) 75.1
37 Mané (29) 75.0
38 Neymar (30) 74.7
39 Sterling (27) 73.6
40 Cancelo (27) 73.2
41 Chiesa (24) 73.0
42 Rashford (24) 72.1
43 Courtois (29) 72.0
44 Bastoni (22) 71.4
45 Diaby (22) 71.0
46 Donnarumma (23) 70.9
47 Koundé (23) 70.1
48 R. James (22) 70.0
49 Luis Díaz (25) 70.0
50 Pau Torres (25) 69.2

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