In recent times, English football has proven to be one of the highest producers of youngsters who are not only excelling in the Premier League but also across other top European leagues. Most of the English players started their football career within England and then decided to explore other grounds outside their comfort zone.
Below is a list of the top 10 most valuable English players abroad. Note that the rating is based on their current transfer market value.
1. Jadon Sancho
Jadon Sancho is an England international who currently plies his trade in German Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. He is a 20-year-old winger who is a highly sought after footballer in the transfer market. He is most likely to join Manchester United this summer. His current transfer market value is 117 million euros.
2. Kieran Trippier
Kieran Trippier left Tottenham Hotspur for Spanish La Liga side, Atlético Madrid, in July 2019 for just 22 million euros. Currently, the transfer market value of the 29-year-old England left-back has grown to 28 million euros.
3. Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling currently plays for Italian Serie A club As Roma on loan from Manchester United. The 30-year-old centre-back is expected back to Manchester United in August. Currently, he is worth 16 million euros in the transfer market.
4. Ademola Lookman
Ademola Lookman current plays for German Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig. The 22-year-old England left-winger joined the German club from Everton in July 2019. His current transfer market value is 13.5 million euros.
5. Jude Bellingham
Jude Bellingham just joined German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund for about 23 million euros this summer. The 17-year-old former Birmingham City star currently worth 11 million euros in the transfer market.
6. Ronaldo Vieira
Ronaldo Vieira currently plays for Italian Serie A club Sampdoria. The 22-year-old central-midfielder joined the Italian club in 2018 from Leeds United. His current transfer market value is 6.3 million euros.
7. Noni Madueke
Noni Madueke currently plays for Belgium club PSV Eindhoven. He is 18-year-old. He joined the Belgium club in 2018 from Tottenham Hotspur youth team. His current transfer market value is 4.5 million euros.
8. Stephy Mavididi
Stephy Mavididi currently plays for French Ligue 1 club Montpellier. The 22-year-old centre-forward left England since 2018 after spending some years with Arsenal youth team. His current transfer market value is 3.6 million euros.
9. Ashley Young
Ashley Young is a veteran English football star who is still very much active in Italy despite crossing the 35-year-old mark. He currently plays for Italian Serie A side Inter Milan. His transfer market value is 3.2 million euros.
10. Marcus Edwards
Marcus Edwards currently plays for First Tier Portuguese league club, Vit. Guimarães. The 21-year-old right-winger started his professional football career at Tottenham in 2015. His current transfer market value is 3.2 million euros.