In its yearly overview, the CIES the players from the five major European leagues (Spain, England, France, Germany and Italy) under the microscope. It determines the transferwaarde by taking into account inter alia age, position, contract duration, performance and international status.
Kylian Mbappé with a value of 218,5 million euro-to-head. The Frenchman from Paris Saint-Germain loves Harry Kane (Tottenham/200,3 million) and Neymar (PSG/197,1 million). Raheem Sterling (Manchester City/185,8 million) and Mohamed Salah (Liverpool/184.3 million) complete the top five.
Lukaku is the top Belgian on the list. The attacker of Manchester United is on the eighth place, just behind Lionel Messi (Barcelona/171,2 million). Eden Hazard (Chelsea) with a value of 129 million at the eighteenth spot. With Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City/95,6 million) as 30th, and Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid/67.8 million) as 75th, there are two other compatriots in the top 100.
Or the market value of CIES are consistent with the reality is something else. Clubs valueren player on the basis of age, duration of contract, current salary, position and commercial attractiveness. It is highly remarkable that in the calculation of CIES the market value of Kevin De Bruyne was almost halved - last season stood at 168 million. Despite the fact that our fellow countryman, a new six-year contract signed with his club.