The world’s most valuable youngsters: Mason Greenwood tops the table for Premier League kids at £104m ahead of Ferran Torres and Bukayo Saka… but the Bundesliga’s finest lead Europe’s top 100
- Mason Greenwood is the most valuable Premier League youngster, claim a study
- CIES Football Observatory have calculated prices for top 100 players born in the 2000s from Europe’s top five leagues (England, France, Germany, Italy & Spain)
- Greenwood (£103.8m) is above Ferran Torres (£95.4m) & Bukayo Saka (£86.3m)
- Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies heads the top 100 at a whopping £162.5m
- There are 25 current Premier League players in the top 100 and four in the top 10
Mason Greenwood has the highest estimated transfer value of all Premier League players born this millennium with the Manchester United forward valued at a staggering £103.8million.
CIES Football Observatory have compiled a list of players born in the 2000s from the top-flight leagues of England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – with Greenwood the costliest talent on these shores.
The forward, who turned 19 last month, is deemed to be worth £8.4m more than Manchester City’s Ferran Torres (£95.4m) and £17.5m more than Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka (£86.3m) who are second and third within the Premier League estimated price rankings.
Mason Greenwood (right) is the Premier League’s most valuable youngster, according to CIES
The 19-year-old Manchester United forward is valued at £103.8m by CIES Football Observatory
Ferran Torres (left) and Bukayo Saka are second and third in the Premier League valuations
Ferran’s Manchester City team-mate Phil Foden (£63.3m) and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi (£42.4m) round out the Premier League’s top five.
However, of those names it’s only the first four that make the top 10 when all of Europe’s top five leagues are combined.
Despite a staggering £103.8m valuation, Greenwood only ranks fifth in the top 100 list overall.
Heading up the highest estimated transfer values is Bayern Munich left back Alphonso Davies, with the Canadian’s estimated transfer fee calculated at a whopping £162.5m.
The 20-year-old, who celebrated his birthday on Monday, is a mainstay with the Bayern Munich team and played an integral part in their Treble-winning campaign last season.
Phil Foden (left) and Callum Hudson-Odoi round out the Premier League top five respectively
The Bundesliga also has second place in the shape of Jadon Sancho. The Borussia Dortmund winger is valued at £113.1m – a higher figure than what the German giants requested from Manchester United when they pursued the England international this summer unsuccessfully (£108m).
Sancho’s Dortmund team-mate Erling Haaland is fourth on the list with a valuation of £108.3m. The Bundesliga’s dominance is split by LaLiga with Barcelona forward Ansu Fati ranked third at…