December 4: transfermarkt.com have released the list of the CSL players’ market value and CSL clubs’ total market value of their players.
Of the CSL clubs, Shanghai SIPG topped the clubs’ list with a total players’ market value of €61.35m, followed by Tianjin Quanjian (€48.53m) and Jiangsu Suning (€40.4m). To many people’s surprise, the 7-time CSL champions Guangzhou Evergrande ranked 4th place in the list.
In terms of the foreign players’ market value, Shanghai SIPG’s Oscar was top of the list with an estimated market value of €23m. Second on the list was SIPG’s Hulk (€21m), followed by Tianjin Quanjian’s Anthony Modeste (€20m) and Axel Witsel (€17m). Guangzhou Evergrande’s Ricardo Goulart (€16m) took 5th place.
In the list of the CSL’s domestic players’ market value, the player with the highest market value was Wu Lei (€1.6m) also of Shanghai SIPG. Zhang Linpeng from Guangzhou Evergrande ranked second with a market value of €900k, followed by Guangzhou R&F’s Jiang Zhipeng (€850k) and Shandong Luneng’s Hao Junmin (€850k).
The 4th and 5th places were taken by Beijing Guoan’s Zhang Xizhe (€800k) and Guangzhou Evergrande’s Gaolin (€750k) respectively.
Proofread by Raymond Fitzpatrick