Most valuable players with contracts expiring in 2021


    As the turbulent year 2020 goes to extinction in the coming days, the expiration of contract as regards some footballers plying European trades comes by and large.

    The next years January transfer window could be a crucial time for football clubs to make decisions, particularly at the time some of their big guns move-willingly- towards the exit door.

    Sequel to this standpoint, this report tends to survey some valuable players that might leave the shores of their clubs. Perhaps, some of the players will be exiting as free agents.

    According to reports, over forty-five players will be out of contracts in the summer transfer window having duration of -at least- six months left, inferring an ‘exodus in view’ in 2021.

    The survey takes a look at some of them, as they have been pulling-off overwhelming displays in their respective leagues as the 2020/21 season unfolds, while some failed to perform as expected.

    Though embattled on transfer tussle with his club, Barcelona, Lionel Messi could be on his way out of Camp Nou after June 2021. The 2010 World Cup runner-up have been outstanding with the struggling Spanish side as they are facing some trying times in the league.

    Paris Saint Germans and Manchester City are the top bidders for the right winger, as he worth 112 million euros.

    Chelseas transfer interest, David Alaba is the second most valuable player, who could be on pathway to the exit door of Allianz Arena next year. Alaba joined Bayern Munich feeders team in 2006, ascended to the senior level of the club in 2010.

    The versatile player has bagged 25 silverwares for the Bavarians, including nine Bundesliga titles. The 27 year- old Austrian defender worth 65 million euros.

    Although he is in the form of his life, Memphis Depay-Lyon contract lapses in June 2021. The former United forward joined the French Giants in 2017. He climbs the fifth position in the market value-44 million euros.

    He has not decide whether he would leave the club, but Barcelona are reportedly making a choice to snatch the 26 year old Dutch player at a fee of 25million euros.

    Georginio Wijnaldum, who had a fantastic 2019/20 campaign with Liverpool, would have to renew his contract, despite Inter Milan are lining up for the ex- Newcastle player. Wijnaldum in the space of four years, had won four major titles with the Reds. The Dutch players market value is 40 million euros.

    Sergio Aguero has been out of favour with Josep Guardiolas army, as his time at Ethiad is coming to an end. The Manchester City talisman could only manage four appearances in the 2020/21 campaign. His boyhood club, Atletico Madrid are considering a move for the four-time Premier League winner.

    Aguero(52 million euros) joined City in 2011, putting thirteen titles in the bag on Citys shirt!

    Angel Di Maria, 32, has six months remaining in his contract with Paris Saints Germans. The former Real Madrid winger could only score three goals in twelve appearances with the side. He joined the club from Manchester United in 2014.

    Former Chelsea striker, Diego Costa may leave Atletico Madrid as hes out of contract in the summer off 2021. The Spaniard has registered two goals in seven appearances for the side.Costa left Stamford Bridge in 2018.

    Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos is among the party that might leave the club, after spending close to fifteen years at the Santiago Bernabeu. The 34-year old defender, whose contract will expire in June 2021, joined the Los Blancos from Sevilla at a price tag of twenty-seven million euros far back in 2005.

    Manchester United are in for the twentieth most valuable player (fourteen million euros) for 28 million euros.

    Ramos has bagged over twenty trophies, including winning quadruple of the UEFA Champions League crown.


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