– Kylian Mbappe is currently the most valuable player in the world in a recent top ten list released
– The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not on the list as seven Premier League stars were included
– Mbappe Neymar and Jadon Sancho are players who made the list that play outside the English topflight division
The world’s most valuable top ten players have been released and Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel and conspicuously missing on the list, The Sun.
The British news media outlet quoted the KPMG with the players that are worth hundreds of millions in the transfer market.
It was no surprise that Paris Saint Germain’s Kylian Mbappe topped the list as the French striker is now worth a mouthwatering £159million.
The 22-year-old’s recent exploits was against Barcelona when he scored a hat-trick at the Camp Nou in PSG’s 4-1 win in the Champions League last 16 first leg.
Despite handing Harry Kane a new role at the beginning of the season, the England striker has scored 20 goals in all competition and his market value has risen to £108m.
Pep Guardiola’s men now have 19 consecutive wins in all competitions and Raheem Sterling has been a huge part of it who is now ranked joint second with the same value as his countryman Kane.
Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho who failed to seal a move to Man United last season is ranked fourth and the 20-year-old worth a staggering £101m.
Three players are all valued at £99m including Neymar, Mohamed Salah and Marcus Rashford while Kevin De Bruyne is in eighth position with £98m.
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold complete the top ten as they are both valued at £95m each.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Barcelona returned to winning ways as they got the better of Elche by 3-0 in a La Liga fixture played at the Camp Nou.
Lionel Messi scored a brace and one of which was his trademark goal as Jordi Alba put the cherry on the cake.
Trincao threatened the visitors in the second minute of the tie as the Portuguese youngster forced a brilliant save from Edgar Badia.
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