Varane and 5 more players whose price could skyrocket after Euro 2020

Varane and 5 more players whose price could skyrocket after Euro 2020

Raphael Varane

Current value: €70m

Varane's estimated value increased twofold in his World Cup-winning year – from €40m to €80m.

Given his huge role on Didier Deschamps' team, the story may repeat itself, especially if France end up winning the tournament.

This is particularly important for us in the long-term perspective – the Frenchman is said to be a transfer target for Man United and we could really capitalise on Varane's performances at the Euros.

Pau Torres

Current value: €50m

With Sergio Ramos and Nacho missing the Euro 2020, the 24-year-old Villarreal star will get the chance to impress at his first-ever big international competition.

The centre-back already impressed everyone with his defensive contribution in his 2019/20 campaign to generate interest from Manchester United. Ironically, he did very well against the Red Devils in the recent Europa League final.

The Spaniard is particularly great at ball control – he's one of the most successful passers in the 2020/21 La Liga. Torres also recorded 388 completed long passes last term – the 8th-best result in the league among all players.

Aleksandr Golovin

Current value: €28m

Despite being unknown for some neutrals, the Russian playmaker is remembered by many for his sensational 2018 World Cup campaign.

The 25-year-old has never disappointed since then, joining AS Monaco that summer and recording 15 goal contributions in 2020/21.

The midfielder is a real set-piece master: 5 of his dead-ball passes (those that usually come from free kicks or corners) led to Monaco's goals – only Rennes' Benjamin Bourigeaud possesses a better stat in Ligue 1 (6).

Golovin is easily Russia's most creative player on the pitch and he will (sometimes singlehandedly) carry his national side to the play-off stage.

Owen Wijndal

Current value: €17.5m

Imagine spending a truly memorable season in Eredivisie and winning the competition against experienced Daley Blind in the national team – this is about 21-year-old Wijndal who could join a European giant in the summer.

The left wing-back scored 2 goals and provided 6 assists last term.

What's even more impressive about the lad? He didn't miss A SINGLE MINUTE OF PLAY for AZ Alkmaar, accumulating a maximum number of minutes last season.

If anything happens to Frank de Boer's squad, Owen Wijndal will be the last man standing.

Sasa Kalajdzic

Current value: €22m

The Austrian forward was a sensational finding for the whole German Bundesliga last season, becoming the league's 6th-best goalscorer.

Kalajdzic's start to his international career was amazing too. The 23-year-old rapidly established himself as a regular starter and scored 3 goals in just 6 appearances for Austria.

23 goal contributions in just 36 appearances – sounds great for a player who came to the Bundesliga for less than €2m in 2019.

Ruslan Malinovskyi

Current value: €30m

While already on Chelsea radars, the Ukrainian attacking midfielder was one of the greatest Serie A performers in the first half of 2021.

Overall, the 28-year-old got 10 goals and 12 assists for attack-minded Atalanta side last season.

The playmaker is the third-best Serie A player in terms of shot-creating actions per 90 mins (6.04) – only giving way to his teammates Luis Muriel (6.20) and Josip Ilicic (6.07).

Malinovskyi should definitely bag a few goals at the Euros – at least because he's responsible for the national team's set pieces, including penalties.

Who would you add to this list?