Nigerian internationals, Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi, has been listed among the 100 most valuable under-21 players in Europe’s top five leagues.
This is according to a new CIES Football Observatory which ranked the players based on increases in their transfer value.
Ranked 34th, 31.5m Euro Iwobi is the only Arsenal player on the list led by Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe (182.8m euro).
Nigeria and Leicester City midfielder, Ndidi, berths at 11th after seeing his value surge by 33% to 64.8m Euro, while his compatriot and teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho, whose value declined 13% to 19.4m euro is ranked 56th.
Other players of Nigerian descent on the list are second placed Dele Alli (180.2m Euro); Tammy Abraham (25th, 39.7m Euro); Ademola Lookman (71st, 14.7m euro); Jordon Ibe (86th, 1.7m Euro) and Dominic Solanke (55th, 19.7m Euro). Solanke’s value rose 149% in three monthsPlease subscribe to our newsletter