With the coronavirus, the value of Mbappé and Neymar down more than 20 % - The Point

The world of football is also affected by the pandemic coronavirus that is endemic in the world and which has in particular pushed the championship to League 1

With the coronavirus, the value of Mbappé and Neymar down more than 20 % - The Point

The world of football is also affected by the pandemic coronavirus that is endemic in the world and which has in particular pushed the championship to League 1 to be brutally suspended. At the end of April, the LFP had posted the final stop of the season 2019-2020 and had presented the terms to establish the final ranking of the season, which was from PSG grand champion.

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The economic crisis caused by the epidemic of Covid-19 will also result in a decrease in the value of the football players that could exceed 20 % for the stars of the PSG Kylian Mbappé and Neymar, said Wednesday a study by the firm KPMG. "The crisis of the sars coronavirus will certainly have an impact on the value of the players [...]. The financial constraints are likely to lead to a decrease both in the number of transactions and amount of transfers " for the benefit of the loans or exchange of players, written KMPG.

Mbappé and Neymar, two players the most expensive in Europe

The firm has tried to quantify the loss of value of more than 4 000 players in the top ten european leagues : Premier League and Championship (2nd division) English, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, netherlands, Belgium, Turkey and Portugal. His research shows an average loss of 20 % of the value to the twenty players to be the most expensive if the end of the season is cancelled and 13 % if it picks up and goes to his term. With respectively 21.5% and 21.7% decline against the backdrop of the judgment of the League 1, Mbappé and Neymar, two players the most expensive in Europe, are a little above this average.

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The French striker is valued between 177 and 188 M EUR, compared to 225 MILLION EUR in the estimation of KPMG in February, while Neymar would be worth more than 175 MILLION euro, but between 137 and 149 M EUR. The Argentine Lionel Messi, soon 33 years, could lose between 23.2% and 27.5% of its value (to 127/134 M EUR) and the Belgian Eden Hazard would be between 95 and 101 M EUR, a decrease of 25.5 % to 29.8 % on the 136 M EUR valuation in February.

Raheem Sterling is a lot better

conversely, Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) would not lose that of 10.5 % to 13.8 %, to a value between 129 and 134 MILLION EUR, which is the 3rd player the most expensive in Europe. His compatriot, Jadon Sancho, just 20 years old, would be between 121 and 127 MILLION EUR, only 8.5% and 13.4 % lower than three months. At club level, Manchester City presents the actual most expensive in Europe. Paris SG will not be more than 7th, as he was 6th in February. But in the top 10, especially Barcelona (between 20.5 % and 28.9 %) and Real Madrid (19.1 % to 27.2 %), closely followed by Chelsea (from 19% to 27 %) undergoing the most significant impact.

Updated Date: 21 May 2020, 15:34

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