The CIES Football Observatory has revealed their rundown of Europe’s most important squads, and Premier League clubs overwhelm the rundown.
CIES rate players on how valuable they are to their club in light of their performances and, because of their elating begin to the season, Manchester City tops the list, with Pep Guardiola’s extravagantly assembled squad checking in with a value of 1.196 billion euros.
Belgian playmaker Kevin de Bruyne is positioned as City’s most valuable player, with CIES rating the former Chelsea man to be worth 145 million euros.
Not far behind City are Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham side, who themselves have appreciated another solid start to the season and have qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League, serenely beating holders Real Madrid at Wembley 3-1, a week ago.
Spurs’ squad is valued at 1.173 billion euros by CIES and obviously, Harry Kane is appraised as their most valuable player, at 186 million euros.
Chelsea are not far behind in fourth place, with Manchester United balancing the best five.
Liverpool additionally wind up in the main 10 with a squad worth of 901 million euros with Arsenal completing only outside in twelfth place, with Arsene Wenger’s men being valued at 666 million euros, following a disappointing start to their Premier League crusade, with the Gunners losing four of their opening 11 matches.
La Liga is represented by only three teams in the list, with Barcelona positioned as the second most valuable squad on the continent and European and Spanish champions Real Madrid shockingly just placed 6th, after a strangely slow start to the season.