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Marcus Rashford and Erling Haaland Valued as Most Expensive Footballers in the World

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Marcus Rashford has been valued as one of most expensive footballers alongside Erling Haaland
Marcus Rashford has been valued as one of most expensive footballers alongside Erling Haaland / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images
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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford and Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland have been valued as the most expensive footballers in the world, according to a new study published by the CIES Football Observatory.

Rashford is valued between £130m-£172m and is rated at 14.8 percent of the club's total squad value. 20-year-old forward Haaland, meanwhile, has the same value but is a much bigger asset to his club at 21.5 percent.

England internationals and Premier League stars Phil Foden and Bukayo Saka are ranked third and fourth, respectively, and slot in to the £103m-£130m transfer bracket, alongside Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix and Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe.

Liverpool right back Trent Alexander-Arnold, Tottenham forward Harry Kane, Chelsea striker Timo Werner, Bayern Munich left back Alphonso Davies, Barcelona playmaker Frenkie de Jong, Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt, and Inter forward Lautaro Martinez also make the list.

The study compiled by CIES only features one player from every club, from Europe's top-five leagues in England, Spain, Germany, Italy, and France.

The top 10 most expensive players in the world right now are:

1. Marcus Rashford - Manchester United

2. Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund

3. Joao Felix - Atletico Madrid

4. Phil Foden - Manchester City

5. Kylian Mbappe - PSG

6. Bukayo Saka - Arsenal

7. Timo Werner - Chelsea

8. Trent Alexander-Arnold - Liverpool

9. Alphonso Davies - Bayern Munich

10. Frenkie De Jong - Barcelona

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