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The top five European leagues — Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga & Ligue 1 — house the richest clubs in the world. Naturally, they attract and lap up the top up-and-coming talents in soccer, constantly weakening teams outside the top five European leagues.

Three months away from another raiding session in the summer transfer window, let us take a look at the most sought-after talents currently operating outside the five biggest leagues. Continue reading to meet the seven most valuable players in the top 66 leagues — excluding the top five — across the planet:

Data: CIES Football Observatory

#7 Anatoliy Trubin (SL Benfica): €72.8 million ($78.82 million)

Anatoliy Trubin Has Been In Top Form This Season

The most valuable goalkeeper outside the top five European leagues, SL Benfica star Anatoliy Trubin is worth a cool €72.8 million ($78.82 million). The 22-year-old Ukraine international sees his contract expire in June 2028.

Trubin has been in great form in the 2023-24 season, especially in the Primeira Liga. In his debut campaign at Benfica, Trubin has played 22 league matches, conceding 16 times and keeping 11 clean sheets. According to Transfermarkt, Trubin has a €100 million ($108.27 million) release clause in his Benfica contract.

#6 Jorrel Hato (AFC Ajax): €78.1 million ($84.56 million)

Jorrel Hato Should Feature For Netherlands In EURO 2024

Ajax center-back Jorrel Hato has claimed the sixth position on the list, owing to his lofty €78.1 million ($84.56 million) valuation. Hato, who turned 18 earlier in March, is contractually tied to the Dutch outfit until June 2028.

The Netherlands U21 international graduated from Ajax’s academy in May 2023 to earn a well-deserved promotion to the first team. In his debut season in Eredivisie, Hato has played 26 times, scoring once and providing two assists. The teenager has been one of the brightest spots amid the doom and gloom of Ajax’s — 5th in the league — domestic…

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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2024-03-27 07:07:09

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