World's most valuable football players - Lukaku, Grealish and Sancho all on the list

New signings have shaken up the elite transfer market

Premier League clubs have not been holding back on their spending despite a transfer window supposedly reined in by Covid implications.

Jack Grealish has signed for Manchester City for a hefty £100 million ($138m), Jadon Sancho has joined Manchester United for £72.9m, and Romelu Lukaku is on the move from Inter Milan to Chelsea for £98m.

And that's before Harry Kane could smash all those prices if he leaves Tottenham before the end of August.

So where do the big-money buys sit in the all-time value list? Transfer website transfermrkt.com has compiled a list of the most valuable football players, and the new signings have been slotted in.

The top 27 valuations can be seen in the gallery above. To view the next image, click on the arrows or swipe on the picture.

Who are the top ten most valuable players?

1. Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe is the world's most valuable player, according to transfermarkt.com, worth £135.6m ($188m).

2. Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland, £110m.

3. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, £102m - but is he on the move?

4. Manchester City's new signing Jack Grealish, £100m.

5. Romelu Lukaku is costing Chelsea £98m.

6. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, £85m.

7. Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City, £85m.

8. PSG's Neymar, £85m.

9. Barcelona's Frenkie De Jong, £76.3m.

10. Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, £76.3m.

Updated: August 9th 2021, 5:30 AM
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