ENGLAND stars Harry Kane and Jadon Sancho both make the most valuable Euro 2020 XI.
The Three Lions got their tournament off to a winning start for the first time in history.
The most valuable XI of players at Euro 2020 is worth £890m, according to Transfermarkt
Kane and Sancho both make the most valuable XI of Euro 2020 but Sterling narrowly misses outCredit: Reuters
Raheem Sterling’s second-half strike ensured Gareth Southgate’s squad beat a stubborn, experienced Croatia side 1-0.
Sancho was left out of the squad for the game, much to many fans’ bemusement.
And it seems all the more strange when you consider the Borussia Dortmund star is among the most valuable team of players taking part at Euro 2020, based on Transfermarkt‘s valuations.
Sancho – a summer transfer target for Manchester United – is currently worth a sensational £86m.
Dortmund are looking to recoup that to the final penny, with United’s first bid of the year £11m short, at £75m.
But his £86m tag is enough for Sancho to make it into the Euro 2020 most valuable team worth €1.04BILLION (£890m) at right midfield.
On the opposite wing, France star Kylian Mbappe is the priciest star, valued at £137m.
The rest of the midfield is made up of Belgium star Kevin de Bruyne (£86m), Germany ace Joshua Kimmich and Holland’s Frenkie de Jong (both £77m).
De Bruyne’s Belgium team-mate Thibaut Courtois (£52m) starts in goal ahead of a star-studded back-three.
Portugal ace Ruben Dias and Holland’s Matthijs de Ligt (both £64m) are joined by France star Raphael Varane (£60m).
Up front, England captain Kane (£103m) is joined by yet another Belgian Romelu Lukaku (£86m).
Among the notable omissions, Portugal duo Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo both miss out on the XI.
Fernandes, valued at £81m, is beaten to the punch by De Bruyne, while Ronaldo’s stock has plummeted to £41m given his increasing age and expiring contract at Juventus.
England stars Marcus Rashford (£77m) and Sterling (£81m) both narrowly fail to make the cut.
Erling Haaland – the second most valuable player on that planet at £112m – isn’t at the tournament after Norway failed to qualify.
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