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5 most valuable football player 2022 – 2023

most expensive football player 2023

Most valuable football player – The market value and transfer fee of players depends on many factors. Recently, the prices of many players have changed dramatically. For example, the value of Neymar, who is struggling to maintain his form after injuries, has fallen quite a bit. On the other hand, Erling Haaland’s value increased exponentially after a great performance at the EPL.

Here are the 5 most expensive football players in 2022/23.

Top 5 world most valuable players 2023

Who is the most valuable player in football? Erling Haaland is the most expensive football player in 2023 with €170.00m.

Player Market value Club Position
Erling Haaland €170.00m Man City Centre-Forward
Kylian Mbappé €160.00m PSG Centre-Forward
Vinicius Junior €120.00m Real Madrid Left Winger
Phil Foden €110.00m Man City Central Midfield
Pedri €100.00m Barcelona Central Midfield

Erling Haaland – €170.00m

To talk about the most expensive football player 2023, we can’t help but mention Haaland.

Erling Haaland - most valuable football player

Erling Haaland recently knocked PSG striker Kylian Mbappe to become the most valuable football player in the world – €170.00m. Haaland joined Man City this summer, after moving from Borussia Dortmund for 60 million euros.

That number has now grown significantly after an impressive start at the Etihad Stadium.

The 22-year-old has scored 20 goals in 14 games for Pep Guardiola’s team. He claims to be the top player in the Premier League or even the world at the moment. Haaland showed a fearsome explosion, no less than Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe.

This is also the reason for the Norwegian striker’s rapid price increase in the transfer market. Most recently, Erling Haaland’s agent predicted that the Man City striker would become the world’s first £1 billion player.

>>>Read more: Erling Haaland transfer fee

Kylian Mbappé – €160.00m

Mbappe transfer demands

Before Erling Haaland appeared, Kylian Mbappe was the most valuable player in the world. However, times changed, and he was in second place with €160.00m.

At 23, the Frenchman has been directly involved in 315 goals in 323 first-team appearances for club and country. He is involved in a goal every 75.8 minutes on average.

In terms of scoring ability, he deserves to be on the list of top players at the moment. Possessing skillful technique and tremendous speed, the Paris Saint-Germain star is on the way to becoming one of the greatest players in French football.

>>>Read more: Kylian Mbappe transfer fee

Vinicius Junior – €120.00m

Vinicius Junior - world most valuable player 2023

Vinicius Junior reached the top 3 most expensive young players in history with €120.00m. He is the brightest young talent in Brazilian football, even more than Gabriel Jesus, who is playing at Man City.

The 22-year-old became the youngest player to score in four consecutive La Liga games for Real Madrid since Gonzalo Higuain in November 2009.

Vinicius Jnr is showing impressive form in a Real Madrid shirt. Before that, he was the one who scored the only goal to help Real Madrid beat Liverpool in the Champions League final in 2021/22.

In total, Vinicius has contributed a total of 22 goals and 20 assists in 52 games in all competitions this season for Real Madrid. This is a great statistic for a 22-year-old player. The most important goal is the one against Liverpool helping the Bernabeu team win the Champions League for the 14th time in history.

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Phil Foden – €110.00m

Phil Foden

Phil Foden is also one of the most expensive football players in the Premier League with €110.00m. Foden’s foray into professional football came in 2017. That year, he won the FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball following England’s successful World Cup campaign. He made his debut for Man City in 2017 and was named Young Sports Personality of the Year by the BBC.

Foden has since made more than 100 appearances for the club, winning nine trophies including becoming the youngest player to receive a medal from the Premier League champions.

In 2019, he won his second Premier League title and became the club’s youngest player to score in the UEFA Champions League. At the same time, he is the youngest English player to both start and score in the knockout stages of the tournament.

He was also the Premier League Young Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year in 2021.

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Pedri – €100.00m

Pedri - most valuable player in football

The last player on the most valuable football players list is Pedri with €100.00m. Before having a breakthrough season in his first year at Barca, he became the youngest player to score for Las Palmas in the Spanish Second Division at the age of 16.

Pedri’s first season at Barcelona was so excellent that the team’s coaches let him play 73 matches in all competitions. Just a few weeks after the Euros, Pedri arrived in Japan and helped his country win an Olympic silver medal.

Pedri is a versatile player as he can play as a central midfielder, attacking midfielder, and left-wing striker. His ability to adapt to many positions is his plus point to the coaches.

Until now, the contract between Pedri and Barca is considered a “bargain”. Only 5 million euros to own an outstanding talent After nearly 3 years since joining Barcelona, ​​the young Spain midfielder has completely transformed. He ranks in the top 5 most expensive players in 2022/23.


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