November 3 – At €180 million, Canadian and Bayern Munich starlet Alphonso Davies has the highest transfer values for big-5 league players born in the 2000s. He outranks England and Dortmund star Jadon Sancho (€125 million) and Spain and Barcelona’s Ansu Fati (€123 million). The CIES Football Observatory has ranked the top 100 players by a transfer value calculated using their own proprietary algorithm.
“Among the 12 big-5 league footballers born in the 2000s with an estimated value greater than €50 million are four Englishmen (Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood, Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden), two Spaniards (Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres), two Brazilians (Rodrygo Goes, Vinícius Júnior), a Canadian (Alphonso Davies), a Norwegian (Erling Haland), a Swede (Dejan Kulusevski) and a Frenchman (Eduardo Camavinga),” says the CIES report.
Two players born in 2003 figure feature the top 100 list: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund, €44 million) and Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen, €16 million).
Bellingham, who has yet to make his England senior debut, is one of four ranked players top 25 players who have yet to make a senior national team appearance. He is ahead of Benoît Badiashile (Monaco, €40 million), Ozan Kabak (Schalke 04, €35 million) and Wesley Fofana (Leicester City, €33 million).
See the full ranking at https://football-observatory.com/IMG/sites/b5wp/2020/wp311/en/
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