A ranking in which there are eight Parisians including Lionel Messi, who is not, however, in the top 5 …
This season there is the PSG and the others in Ligue 1. Large leaders with 13 points ahead of OM, which has one game less, the Rouge et Bleu are heading straight for a new title of champion of France. A sporting domination which can be explained in large part by the colossal means available to the capital club, capable of attracting the best players on the planet. This economic power is perfectly illustrated with the ranking of the most expensive players of the elite, that the specialized site Transfermarkt just updated.
In the top 10 are no less than eight Parisians. Although Kylian Mbappé ie at the end of the contract next June, its market value, estimated at 160 million euros, remains the highest in the French championship. The French striker is ahead of his Brazilian teammates Neymar, whose rating fell by 10 million euros (90 M €), and Marquinhos (€ 75 million), whileAchraf Hakimi (70 M €) and Gianluigi Donnarumma (65 M €), recruited for free this summer, complete a quintet of which Lionel messi, it’s a surprise, is excluded.
Messi at the lowest since 2009!
The seven-time Ballon d’Or saw its value lose 20 million euros and is worth “only” 60. Unheard of for him since 2009. How to explain it while he is linked to PSG until in 2023? “The motivation behind the devaluation of 20 million euros for Messi is above all his age, explains Roman Caroff, Area Manager France of Transfermarkt, to justify the fall of the Argentinian (34 years old). It will certainly not bring a transfer amount equal to its old market value and this trend will continue. “
Alone Jonathan david (50 M €), top scorer in Ligue 1 with Lille, and Amine Gouiri (45 M €), with a view to Nice, manage to make a place in the top 10 in the eighth and ninth rows, behind Marco Verratti (55 M €) and ahead Presnel kimpembe (40 M €). The first Monegasque, Aurélien Tchouaméni, is twelfth (40 M €) and ahead of three Lyonnais: Lucas Paqueta (€ 35m), Houssem Aouar (32 M €) and Bruno Guimaraes (30 M €). Boubacar Kamara, Marseillais the most expensive and free at the end of the season, arrives in 25e position (25 M €).