Spanish La Liga is the second most popular European football league and it among the top five European leagues. In the past and currently the league has been the home of legends, world class stars and eventual Ballon d’or award winner. All players are valued due to performance and career time left i.e a performing young player will always be more valued than a performing old player because the young player has more years to play for but the old player is close to retirement, in some cases it can be otherwise.
The subsequent ten players have the highest value in the Spanish La Liga.
10. Casemiro (Real Madrid) – €64 million.
Casemiro is a defensive midfielder who plays for Real Madrid and Brazil national team. He was an active member of the Real Madrid squad that won four UEFA Champions League title in five season. The Brazilian is an intelligent, aggressive, physically strong, hard working, mobile and hard tackling midfielder.
9. Raphael Varane (Real Madrid) – €64 million.
Raphael Varane is the youngest defender to win three UEFA Champions League title. He is definitely one of the best defenders in the world and also the most. valuable defender in the Spanish La Liga. The French defender is renowned for his strength and speed in which he uses to easily intercept ball and recover lost balls.
8. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona) – €72 million.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is an experienced German goalkeeper who plies his trade for one of the most successful club in Spain Barcelona. The German shot stopper is a consistent, tall and agile goalkeeper, with good decision making, quick reflexes and excellent shot-stopping abilities. He is the second most valuable goalkeeper in the list behind Atletico Madrid’s star Jan Oblak.
7. Frenkie De Jong (Barcelona) – €72 million.
Frenkie De Jong is a young versatile playmaker with a strong defensive ability. He is the youngest player to make the cut, the midfielder is renowned for his ability to control possession and dribble pass people in a narrow space. The young midfielder is the seventh most valuable La Liga player.
6. Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid) – €72 million.
Saul Niguez is the first defensive/central midfielder to be featured in the list. He is one of the world best and complete midfielders in the world. Saul is the first and most valuable Spanish player in the top tier league. In terms of value, Saul Niguez is the sixth most valued player in the Spanish La Liga.
5. Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) – €80 million.
Eden Hazard switched from Chelsea in the English premier league to Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga in 2019. Since his move to Madrid, he hasn’t made any impact there due to injuries. The Belgium captain is undoubtedly one of the best players in the world and is renowned for his creativity, speed, and dribbling skills. He is nevertheless the most valuable Belgian player in the league.
4. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) – €80 million.
Jan Oblak is the first goalkeeper to make the list, he is the most valuable goalkeeper in the Spanish La Liga. He plies his trade for Atletico Madrid and is known as one of the best goalkeeper in the world of football. The Atletico Madrid shot stopper has won the Spanish La Liga Golden gloves on four different occasions with all coming consecutively from 2016 – 2019.
3. Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid) – €81 million.
Joao Felix was Atletico Madrid’s replacement for Antoine Griezmann who left after Barcelona trigger the release clause in his contract. The Portuguese star is yet to adapt to life in La Liga but he is one of the most promising young prospect. Felix is the most valuable Portuguese player in the Spanish top tier league.
2. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona) – €96 million.
Antoine Griezmann’s transfer to Barcelona made him the fourth most expensive player of all time. The Frenchman is yet to impress at his new club the way he did that earned him such an expensive transfer fee. Currently, he is the second most valuable player in the Spanish La Liga.
1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) – €112 million.
Lionel Messi has won the world best player or Ballon d’or award on six different occasions. He is the best player owned by Barcelona and he is their all time highest goalscorer. The Argentine captain is the most valuable player in the Spanish La Liga and also the all time highest goalscorer. He has not played in any other league or club throughout his professional career.