Man City, Liverpool beat Real Madrid, Barcelona as most valuable squad

Man City, Liverpool beat Real Madrid, Barcelona as most valuable squad

- Man City and Liverpool have the most expensive squads in the world due to their activities in the transfer window

- The Premier League sides are rated above Spanish powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona

- Tottenham, Chelsea and Man United are also rated among the top ten most valuable teams

Premier League sides Man City and Liverpool are regarded as the most valuable teams in the world.

Currently English champions squad are worth £1.16billion while high flying Jurgen Klopp's men are valued at £1.06bn.

Surprisingly two Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are ranked second and third respectively.

Madrid who signed Eden Hazard last season from Chelsea for £150m after staying three seasons without a major recruitment are worth £976.50m.

Spanish champions Barcelona have a squad worth £952.02m following the signing of Antoine Griezmann for Atletico Madrid for massive £105m.

French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germian who have been known for the activities in the transfer market over the last five years are fifth with a team valued at £910.62m.

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Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are sixth with a squad depth of £823.64m while last season's Champions League finalists Tottenham have a squad worth around £801.27m

Atletico Madrid's consistency in the Champions League and La Liga as well as the signing of Joao Felix for £113m from Benfica gave the Wanda Metropolitano a face value of £777.15m.

Chelsea and Man United are valued at £760.55m and £720.68m as they complete the top ten most valuable teams on the planet.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen who is currently having a wonderful season in France has been ranked among the most expensive U23 strikers in the world.

The Nigerian international has scored 17 goals so far this season in all competitions and has also been linked with top European clubs including Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

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Transfermarkt.co.uk made a compilation of the top 50 strikers who are not more than 23-years-old and Paris Saint-Germian's Kylian Mbappe led the pack with £180m worth.

Legit.ng also reported that Odion Ighalo's move Man United has been tagged as a bad decision made by the Old Trafford outfit, by Chelsea legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

Several pundits including Gary Neville and Eidur Gudjohnson are also against the former Watford striker's move to Theatre of Dreams from Shanghai Shenhua.

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Source: Legit.ng

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