French footballer, Kylian Mbappe, tops the exclusive biannual list of most expensive big-5 league players with an estimated transfer value of 259.2 Million Euros, according to a list by The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES).
The Paris Saint-Germain attacker, tops the table ahead of four English players – Raheem Sterling, Jadon Sancho, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Marcus Rashford.
Nigerian football stars, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi were also listed among the top 100 most valuable players in the World.
For the just-released list, Lille striker Osimhen is in 66th position and valued at €64.3m, higher than players like Anthony Martial, Tammy Abraham, Raphael Varene etc.
While Leicester City midfielder Ndidi who is recognised as one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe is 94th on the list and valued at €50m.
Below is the list of the top ten most valuable players in the world:
1. Kylian Mbappe – 259.2M Euros
2. Raheem Sterlling – 194.7M Euros.
3. Jadon Sancho – 179.1M Euros.
4. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 171.1M Euros.
5. Marcus Rashford – 152.3M Euros.
6. Mohammed Salah 144.9M Euros.
7. Sadio Mane – 139.2M Euros.
8. Antoine Griezmann – 136.4M Euros.
9. Alphonso Davies -133.5M Euros.
10. Harry Kane – 118.7M Euros.