Harry Kane Is Worth More Than Lionel Messi According To CIES Football Observatory

Harry Kane is worth a staggering £180 million. Well, that's according to CIES' latest findings.

The football observatory have crunched the all-important numbers to determine the most valued players in the 'big-5' leagues, and their results are very interesting.

Topping the list is none other than French teenage phenom Kylian Mbappe (£196 million), who's ahead of England international Harry Kane.

Kylian Mbappe's teammate, Neymar, sits in third worth £177 million. Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, who's enjoying a scintillating season, is valued at £166 million. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is worth £165 million.

Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi, Romelu Lukaku, Philippe Coutinho and Leroy Sane make up the top ten.

Image: CIES
Image: CIES

Cristiano Ronaldo enters the list in at 19th. CIES values his luxurious services at £114 million.

The ex-Manchester United attacker left Real Madrid last summer and signed for Juventus in a £100 million deal.

Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard, among others, are worth more than the Portuguese superstar per CIES.

Image: CIES
Image: CIES

Young English talent in the shape of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jadon Sancho are valued at £105 million and £101 million, respectively.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Liverpool's commanding defender Virgil van Dijk is worth £85 million.

Image: CIES
Image: CIES

RB Leipzig's budding prospect Timo Werner is rated at £74 million.

Image: CIES
Image: CIES

What's your take on CIES' data? Let us know.

Nasir Jabbar

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