Bellingham, Mbappé & Co – The most valuable player for the Champions League’s last 8 teams

€7.12b of talent left in CL  ©TM/IMAGO It’s that stage of the season. We are into the Champions League quarter-finals. Just the best eight teams in Europe remain. And the draw has thrown up some mouth-watering ties. Current champions Manchester City will take on 14-time winners Real Madrid, whilst Arsenal face off with Bayern Munich, looking to gain … Read more

Paris 2nd, Manchester 8th – which cities produce the best footballers in the world?

London over €1 billion  ©TM/IMAGO The international break has just ended with attention firmly switching back to club football for the business end of the season. League titles will be won across the next few months while clubs will also be vying for prestigious European honours. This summer, however, will be massive for nations around the … Read more

100 most valuable players: Premier League and English players dominate the list

Rankings updated  ©TM/IMAGO To be part of the 100 most valuable players on the planet, you must have a market value of at least €50 million. Counting all the players with a market value of at least €50m, 114 names make the list, of which 57 play in the Premier League and 11 at Manchester City. … Read more

Mbappé 3rd and Saka 5th – The top 20 most valuable players in the world

Five Real Madrid players  ©TM/IMAGO This month, Transfermarkt has released its market value updates for the top five European leagues and there’s been some fascinating results. The English Premier League remains the most valuable league in the world, followed by La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and Ligue 1. Over 500 players had their market values … Read more

Two continents collide – most valuable European XI vs most valuable South American XI

England v Brazil Saturday  ©TM/IMAGO Since international football hit the world stage there have been two continental powerhouses. Every World Cup winner from when the tournament began in 1930 has been either a country from South America or Europe. In 2022 in Qatar, Argentina broke a 20 year curse to bring glory back to South America, … Read more

From academy products to the world’s joint 5th most valuable players – the rise of Foden & Saka

Both now worth €130m  ©TM/IMAGO The Premier League stands out as by far the most valuable football league in the world, and this Thursday the division received 128 new market values, increasing its total value by around €240 million to a staggering €11.09 billion. Nine Liverpool players went up in value, while numerous Chelsea players were downgraded. However, … Read more

Foden soars, Rashford plummits – Biggest winners and losers of Premier League MV update

21 players drop by €10m  ©TM/IMAGO Transfermarkt’s English Premier League market value update was released on Thursday with 128 players receiving new valuations. The Premier League remains the most valuable league in the world with its total value increasing by €240 million to €11.09 billion.  Since the last full update in December, several stars have been … Read more

Mikel Arteta sets Arsenal star Cristiano Ronaldo challenge after saying he ‘has to improve’

Mikel Arteta has challenged Bukayo Saka to emulate his idol Cristiano Ronaldo and improve a key aspect of his game. Saka has been in fine form for Arsenal this term and goes into Monday’s encounter against Sheffield United having netted seven goals in his last five games. However, Arteta believes Saka can take his game … Read more

Saka in unstoppable form – Why Arsenal’s ‘starboy’ is pivotal to the Gunners’ title hopes

7 goals in 5 games  ©IMAGO Bukayo Saka picked up the ball on the right-wing for Arsenal, turned his defender and fired the ball into the corner of the net. A sight becoming so repetitive, one could be forgiven for suspecting déjà vu. It was the case again at the Emirates on Saturday evening. At just … Read more

Bukayo Saka joins exclusive club which only has seven members including Cristiano Ronaldo

Bukayo Saka has joined a very exclusive Premier League club alongside Cristiano Ronaldo following his brace against Burnley at the weekend. Saka has been in sensational form for Arsenal this season, notching up 12 goals and providing seven assists in the league thus far. His impressive performances have silenced doubts about the credibility of Mikel … Read more