Ranked: Sancho, Haaland lead most expensive youngsters' list

Borussia Dortmund pair Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland have been listed as the most expensive teenagers in football. The study conducted by Center for Sports Studies (CIES) Football Observatory saw the English winger leading the chart with the highest valuation of 198.5 million euros while the Norwegian followed with a value of 101 million euros.

The deduction was made using the study center's algorithmn which gave relevance to the values of footballers who play in the top-five European leagues but were born in or after 2000. With Sancho and Haaland filling the first two spots, Real Madrid pair Rodrygo Goes and Vinicius Jr (born in 2001 and 2000) came in third and fourth with their values slated at 88.9 million and 73.9 million euros respectively. According to the study, the Brazilian pair have the 'higest potential for progression'.

The top five was completed by Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi. Born on November 7, 2000, the England startlet was valued at 72.3 million euros. Manchester United's Mason Greenwood and Manchester City's Phil Foden, took the English representation in the top 10 to four with respective valuation of 50.6 million euros and 50.4 million euros respectively.

Per CIES Football Observatory's study, French midfielder Eduardo Camavinga was the youngest in the top 10. The Rennes starlet, who was born on November 10, 2002, clocked a value of 53 million euros. See below for  the top 50 most-expensive teenagers according to the study:

  1. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund/England): €198.5 million

  2. Erling Haland (Borussia Dortmund/Norway): €101.0 million

  3. Rodrygo Goes (Real Madrid/Brazil): €88.9 million

  4. Vinícius Júnior (Real Madrid/Brazil): €73.9 million

  5. Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea/England): €72.3 million

  6. Ferran Torres (Valencia/Spain): €55.2 million

  7. Eduardo Camavinga (Stade Rennais/France): €53 million

  8. Mason Greenwood (Manchester United/England): 53 million

  9. Phil Foden (Manchester City/England): €50.4 million

  10. Moise Kean (Everton/Italy): €46.0 million.

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