Clubs wanting to prise Erling Braut Haaland away from Manchester City must dig extremely deep to secure his services.
The Man City star is currently valued at a whopping €245.1 million, according to a statistical model developed by the CIES Football Observatory.
While the Premier League champions are not planning to sell Haaland, they would make a massive profit if they decided to cash in.
They paid €60m to secure his services from Borussia Dortmund – a figure that puts him ninth on the top ten list of Man City’s most expensive signings of all time.
Based on the data, Real Madrid have bagged a relative bargain after agreeing a €103m fee with Dortmund to sign Jude Bellingham this summer.
Bellingham is fourth on the list with an estimated value of €190.2m, putting him ahead of Madrid’s Rodrygo Goes (€184.5m) in fifth place.
Pedri Gonzalez (€178m), Pablo Gavi (€174.1m), Jamal Musiala (€170.2m), Phil Foden (€166.8m) and Kylian Mbappe (€163.2m) complete the top ten.
Further down the list, Declan Rice’s €67.8m valuation is a timely reminder that clubs interested in signing him must pay over the odds to secure his services.
Arsenal are among the clubs chasing Rice – they are reportedly willing to complete one of the biggest Premier League summer 2023 transfers.
However, it could take more than €100m to sign Rice, which looks excessive given his CIES Football Observatory valuation.
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