The most valuable formation or 11 in world football has been revealed and the list is dominated by Real Madrid and Premier League rivals Arsenal and Manchester City.
The Gunners clashed with Pep Guardiola’s side for much of last season and the pair have continued their rivalry this season.
Arsenal beat City at the Emirates last time out in the league and went top of the league table alongside London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Thus, the form of Mikel Arteta’s side has seen the transfer value of several pl ayers skyrocket, with three players in the world’s most valuable XI according to Transfermarkt.
French central defender William Saliba lines up in defense with a transfer value of 70 million euros, while together with him there is Declan Rice worth 100 million euros and Bukayo Saka with a total value of 120 million euros.
City also have three players on the list after winning the historic treble last season.
Erling Haaland (€180m) leads the forward line, with the highest transfer value alongside Kylian Mbappe, while defensive duo Ruben Dias (€80m) and Josko Guardiol (€80m) join Saliba in the center of defence. .
Real Madrid also have a strong presence, with Thibaut Courtois (€45m), Vincius Jr (€150m) and Jude Bellingham (€150m) also included in the squad.
Bayern Munich midfielder Jamal Musiala (110 million euros) and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Mbappe complete the most valuable 11.
Indeed, it’s no surprise that the lineup includes so many Arsenal and City players when you consider the respective squad values of both sides.
Transfermarkt claims City’s squad value is €1.26 billion, with Arsenal worth €1.10 billion.