Indian Football

Indian Football: 5 Most Valuable Indian Players in the World

Arjun Singh Devgan
Amrinder Singh is the most valuable Indian player in the world
Amrinder Singh is the most valuable Indian player in the world / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images
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The Indian Super League (ISL) has been extremely beneficial for football in India, with the league helping promote the sport better and unearthing a number of young, exciting talents. A number of our top stars play in the league and here, we take a look at five most valuable Indian players in the world.

Transfer value courtesy of Transfermarkt.

1. Amrinder Singh (ATK Mohun Bagan) - ₹2.29cr

Amrinder Singh
AFC Cup Final - Training and Press Conferences / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

Amrinder Singh has been unlucky that his career has coincided with that of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu as he would have been first choice for India otherwise.

The 28-year-old was snapped up by ATK Mohun Bagan on a five-year deal on 31 May, 2021 and his signing on a permanent contract is excellent business from the club as he has been brilliant in between the sticks.

2. Seriton Fernandes (FC Goa) - ₹2.08cr

India v Bahrain - AFC Asian Cup Group A
India v Bahrain - AFC Asian Cup Group A / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

Seriton Fernandes has been a dependable presence at right-back for FC Goa ever since he joined them in 2016, with his performances ensuring that he is a regular fixture in the starting XI.

The 28-year-old played an important role in their 2019 Indian Super Cup win and will be expected to be his consistent self this time around too.

3. Bipin Singh (Mumbai City FC) - ₹2.08cr

India v Qatar - FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers
India v Qatar - FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers / Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

A winger by trade, Bipin Singh has impressed for Mumbai City FC so much that the management did not hesitate in extending his contract by another four years, that will see him remain with them till 2025.

The 26-year-old scored the winner in the final against Mohun Bagan last season and he will look to continue his good form this year too.

4. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (Bengaluru FC) - ₹2.08cr

India v United Arab Emirates - AFC Asian Cup Group A
India v United Arab Emirates - AFC Asian Cup Group A / Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

The first Indian to play in the UEFA Europa League, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is without doubt India's number one goalkeeper and one of the best players in the country.

Sandhu who is only the fifth Indian to play professionally in Europe has so far made 42 appearances for India and will look to remain as number one at least for a minimum of five years.

5. Sandesh Jhingan (ATK Mohun Bagan) - ₹2.08cr

Sandesh Jhingan
Curacao v India - International Friendly / Pakawich Damrongkiattisak/Getty Images

One of the most recognisable and popular Indian football players, Sandesh Jhingan has been a rock at the back for both club and country and continues to impress on a regular basis.

The 27-year-old who recently received the Arjuna Award for his contribution to the sport, holds the record for making most appearances for the Kerala Blasters.

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