Suarez, Sterling & Sturridge in Top 20 Valuable Footballers list
A study has put three Liverpool players in the top 20 most valuable European footballers. The study by Switzerland based CIES Football Observatory valued Luis Suarez at £79 million as the third most valuable player in Europe after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. According to the study Messi is valued at £161.5 million, while Ronaldo has been valued at £85.2 million.
As per the study, on the event of a deal on Suarez this season, Liverpool could get up to £92.3 million for their star striker.
The study made the valuations after considering a wide range of factors, including the footballer’s age, the remaining contract period, the playing position and international experience.
Also appearing on the list at number 15 is Raheem Sterling who has been valued at £31.2 million, while Daniel Sturridge is at number 19 valued at £29.4 million.
Of the top 20 players, 9 are currently playing in the English Premier League.