Mbappe ranked as world’s most valuable player

Kylian Mbappe tops the most valuable footballer list with an estimated transfer value of £175.7m, according to research group, CIES Football Observatory.

The PSG forward leads Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr at £158.3m, with Manchester City’s new striker, Erling Haaland third on £130.4m.

Jude Bellingham (£114.1m) is the most valuable English player on the list in fifth place, ahead of Phil Foden in sixth (£105.9m).

CIES uses a range of variables including a player’s age, performances, economic value of their club and inflation to work out estimated transfer values. Check out the full list here