21 July 2016
Soccerex has named Nigerian and Manchester City wonderkid, Kelechi Promise Iheanacho, 19, as one of the top 20 most valuable U21 players in the world, Skysports reports.
It reports that Manchester United’s Antony Martial topped the list of 20.
Nineteen-year-old Nigeria’s Iheanacho who scored 14 goals and made 5 assists for Manchester City last season finished ninth on the list.
This according to Soccerex is bearing in mind his personal attributes and pitch performance, using his current personal information and the performances of both current season and the previous one.
Soccerex 20 U21 – 2016/17 season
|Rank||Player||Team||Value (in Euros) according to study|
|1||Anthony Martial||Manchester United||47.15|
|3||Renato Sanches||Bayern Munich||34.55|
|5||Kingsley Coman||Bayern Munich||30.69|
|7||Marcus Rashford||Manchester United||22.51|
|9||Kelechi Iheanacho||Manchester City||20.07|
|10||Julian Weigl||Borussia Dortmund||19.82|
|12||Youri Tielemans||RSC Anderlecht||19.33|
|15||Mahmoud Dahoud||Bourssia M’gladbach||15.03|
|16||Giovani Lo Celso||Rosario Central||14.32|
|18||Ousmane Dembele||Borussia Dortmund||14.05|
|20||Gianluigi Donnarumma||AC Milan||13.75|
Soccerex makes the young players ranking by using Prime Time Sport’s Football Value Index to rank footballers born on or after July 1 1995.
As of now the Nigerian teenager is valued at 20.066 million euro.