Mason Mount has become the most valuable player at Chelsea and 10th in Europe’s top five leagues, according to research group CIES Football Observatory.

The Switzerland-based research group use various variables such as a player’s performances, age, international status, and contract length to estimate the transfer values.

Manchester City’s Phil Foden tops the list at €190.2million (£163.5m), followed by Manchester United duo Mason Greenwood (£152.8m) and Rashford (£136.6m).

Interestingly, Mount is the 10th most valuable player on the list at €123.6m (£106.2m).

That valuation is above several high-profile players such as Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho (11th at £103.7m) and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe (12th at £101.7m).

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Although, it must be said that in Mbappe’s case, having just a year left in his PSG contract is likely the primary reason he is not in the top-10 in the first place.

Mount, on the other hand, is tied with Chelsea until 2024 and has become a key player for both the club and England.

This would also be a big achievement for the Chelsea youth setup that an academy graduate is one of the 10 most valuable players in Europe.

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Mount, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner are the only three Chelsea players whose transfer value exceeds €100m (€85.9m) according to CIES.

Three Chelsea academy products feature in CIES’ top-100 list.

Most valuable Chelsea players according to CIES:

  1. Mason Mount (€123.6m — £106.3m)
  2. Kai Havertz (€116.5m — £100.2m)
  3. Timo Werner (€108.9m — £93.7m)
  4. Christian Pulisic (€84.3m — £72.5m )
  5. Reece James (€75.9m — £65.3m)
  6. Callum Hudson-Odoi (€64m — £55m)
  7. Ben Chilwell (€63.9m — £55m)
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