Stars from Barcelona, Juventus, Arsenal, and Real Madrid are on the list, but who is the most valuable young player aged 21 or younger?
Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho complete a Borussia Dortmund 1-2 as the most valuable young players in world football in 2021, with Barcelona’s Ansu Fati rounding off the top three.
To nobody’s surprise, Haaland tops the list of the most valuable players aged 21 or under. The 20-year-old, who has Barcelona and Real Madrid hot on his trail for a summer transfer, has a market value of €110 million.
According to Transfermarkt, Sancho has the second-highest market value behind Dortmund teammate Haaland on €100m.
18-year-old Fati, meanwhile, already has an €80m price despite being the second-youngest player on the top 10 list after Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, who is just over three weeks younger.
Top 10 most valuable young players aged 21 or under
Bukayo Saka, meanwhile, heads the list from 11th down to 20th-place. The Arsenal star has had another impressive campaign and his market value reflects it, having grown to €60m for this year.
Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood, Manchester City debutant Ferran Torres, and Chelsea full-back Reece James also made the cut. As did 17-year-old Florian Wirtz, who has impressed in his first full season as a first-team regular at Bayer Leverkusen.
11-20 most valuable young players aged 21 or under
Finally, we round off the final 10 in this top 30 list.
21-30 most valuable young players aged 21 or under