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9 young players who got their breakthrough last season

In the just concluded season, some young players got their breakthrough into Europe’s biggest leagues limelight.

A lot comes into play when trying to determine the market value of players. Some of which are:

Age: Younger players with talent are worth more than older players, even if they are legends. For example, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are around the 100m tag, while a player like Mbappe is around the 200m tag.

Playing position: Forwards are believed to be the game-deciders, they are more rated and wanted compared to any other role on the pitch. This makes wingers and strikers more expensive as compared to other roles on the pitch. In order of importance: forwards > Midfielders > defenders > goalkeepers.

Nationality: no hates to any league, but we can’t ignore the fact that Europe’s footballers are always more expensive as compared to any other part of the world regardless of how much talents you have. English players are considered the most expensive.

Other determining factors include contract duration, playing characteristics, productivity, and popularity.

We will be checking this based on their market value raise in the just concluded season.

Vinicius Jnr: was known for his inability to score goals two seasons earlier. Although he has always been a threat, we can’t be oblivious to his ability to get past defenders with his speed and create big chances.

The reverse is the case now, as the Brazilian has netted an incredible sum of 22 goals and assisted 20 others. in 52 matches for Real Madrid. Two seasons ago, he scored just 6 and assisted 7 in 49 matches.

2021/22 will be his best season yet, as he won the La Liga and the UCL, also scoring the only goal in the UCL final. His market value rose from $44m to 110m in the just concluded season!

Christopher Nkunku: The French player is one of the most wanted by European top clubs this summer. The RB Leipzig player played a total of 50 matches, scoring 35 goals and providing 19 assists.

He was one of the most productive players regarding goals contributions for last season. His market value increased from $47.3m to $71.5 m by the end of the season.

Pablo Gavi: The Spanish center midfielder who’s known for not lacing his boots and his good performances, was pushed ahead of talent like Riqui Puig for FC Barcelona and his country, Spain. He’s the youngest player to ever feature in Spain’s senior team (at just 17 years of age).

He’s featured in 47 matches for FC Barcelona, scoring 2 goals and assisting 6.

His market value rose from $27.5m to $66m.

Reece James: The English footballer will definitely be regarded as one of the best right backs at the moment. His manager, Thomas Tuchel, described him as “strong and influential”. The Chelsea player featured in 39 matches for club, scoring 6 and assisting 10. (Really good stat for a 22 year old right back).

James is definitely going to be one of Chelsea’s most regarded assets. His market value increased from $44m to $60m.

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This Post Has 27 Comments

  1. Lawal

    Nice one

  2. Fawas

    James is a good player he’s so influential

  3. Akingbala Halleluyah

    Nice…. James has been improving every season and i pray we increase his contract soon enough πŸ™πŸ₯Ί

    1. EmperorA.

      James everywhere. Other players no goo?πŸ˜‚

  4. Badmus

    James is just outstanding

    1. Anonymous

      These boys are ballers
      But check on Writz

      1. EmperorA.

        We specialized on Europe top teams bro 😒. I should have added him

    2. EmperorA.

      Oga Badmus. You mean James is the best player on the list?

  5. Khalifahyrn

    Good write up🀞🏿

  6. Dharmheelaray Dc

    James have been improving
    I will not like someone to compare James with anyone else because I know he is the best at right back nowπŸ’―β€οΈπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™

    1. EmperorA.

      It’s just his first season na, make una dey smo smo on the boy oπŸ˜‚

  7. Samuel

    Nice one bro

    1. EmperorA.

      Thanks boss 😊😊❀️

  8. Big Horpy

    James is outstanding for me

    1. EmperorA.

      Everybody jus dey talk James πŸ˜‚. Vini wey win UCL + 22 goals nko?

  9. Micheal

    you should have put camavinga also
    Nice article

    1. EmperorA.

      Camavinga wey jus join Madrid. I no Sabi am before then πŸ˜‚

    2. SammyBucason

      Good write up but u should have added elanga

      1. EmperorA.

        Man u no let that one shine naπŸ’”πŸ’”

  10. Alaba

    This concluded season was their big chance and they all preform well looking forward to see more next coming seasons am happy for them.

  11. Fejiro

    Nice πŸ‘

  12. Anonymous

    I no see my golden boy Saka

  13. Toks Brown

    Nice write up πŸ‘

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