By Taiwo Okanlawon
Paris Saint-Germain star, Kylian Mbappe, has been named this year’s most valuable player in world football, with a £231.1million price tag.
According to Sky Sports, a study by the CIES Football Observatory on Monday shows that the France World Cup winner is rated as the Most Valuable Player in world football.
Mbappe has had a £231.1million price tag put on his head in a study of the top 100 players from Europe’s five biggest leagues.
The 21-year-old is ahead of Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford.
Sterling has been valued at £173.6m (second), while Sancho is priced £173.6m (third position).
Alexander-Arnold has been valued at £152.6m (fourth position), while Rashford is priced £135.8m (fifth position).
Others that make up the top ten are Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah (£129.2m), Liverpool’s Sadio Mane (£124.1m), Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann (£121.6m), Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies (£119m), and Tottenham’s Harry Kane (£105.8m).
Meanwhile, other English Premier League (EPL) players to make the top 20 include Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino (No 11, £105.7m), Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva (No 12, £102.5m), Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus (No 13, £100.8m), Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes (No 17, £93.5m) and Chelsea’s Mason Mount (No 19, £91.4m).