While the world waits patiently to see the end of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s dominance’s spell, the question on the lips of everyone has been, who and who will take over the football scene after the duo are gone. Also, the new year has just begun and football lovers have started seeing some new stars emerge.
In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the world’s most valuable young footballers that are set to take the world by storm. These set players cut across different leagues and different positions. Brazilian star player, Neymar Jr broke the world record in 2017 when he signed for Paris Saint Germain with a buy out clause of £200m. Before then and after that time, the world of football has not witnessed anything of such again.
It glaring that no player would break that record soon because the age factor is already against the likes of Messi, Ronaldo, Bale, Modric and the rest. However, there are some young chap who has a great prospect of breaking that record soon. Some of these youngsters are 21 years while some are below 21 years of age. Find below a list of most valuable youngsters
The 21-year-old French man was signed into PSG in 2018 with a fee of £180m. He is no doubt the most valuable young players in the world and in a few years to come, the star player will worth more than that. The world has never seen the type of zeal and fire that this youngster carries, many football analysts had tipped him to take over from the likes of Messi and Ronaldo.
Jadon Sancho is one of the promising stars of Borussia Dortmund of Germany. The right-back player was bought into the at a fee of €7.8m. However, following his present form, he is considered to be one of the most valuable youngsters. Reasonably, if any club will want to buy the 19-year-old Englishman, they would be ready to pay a whopping sum of about £108M.
19-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold is Liverpool’s right-back. The Englishman started his professional football career in the team and he climbed every ladder of stardom to become the first choice of the club. Reasonably, Trent is worth about £99M, should any team plan to add this youngster to their team, they will pay nothing less than £99M to Liverpool.
Portuguese professional footballer, Joao Felix is one of the most expensive youngsters in the world. He is barely 20-year-old and he’s already playing for one of the best clubs in the world, Athletico Madrid. He was signed into the club in 2019 with a whopping sum of €126M. He is currently ranked at the fourth most valuable youngsters in the world with a worth of about £81M.
This 20-year-old attacking midfielder for Bayern Leverkusen is undoubtedly one of the most valuable young players in the world. He prides himself among others with a worth of about £81M.