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Erling Braut Håland and Jadon Sancho top list of football’s most valuable young players

In Jadon Sancho and Erling Braut Håland, the German club boasts the two most expensive youngsters in the sport with a combined value of almost €300 million ($324M), according to the CIES Football Observatory.Dortmund reportedly paid just €28 million ($30.2M) for the pair.Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and featuresSince signing for Dortmund in 2017 as a 17-year-old, Sancho has developed into one of the most exciting attacking talents on the continent and is regularly linked with a transfer to Europe's biggest clubs.The CIES Football Observatory, an independent study center in Switzerland, now values Sancho at €198.5 million ($214M), less than three years after Dortmund paid Manchester City just €8 million ($8.6M) for the Englishman.In January, Dortmund also beat some of Europe's leading clubs — including Real Madrid and Manchester United — to the signature of Håland, whose domestic and Champions League goalscoring form for Red Bull Salzburg made him the most sought-after youngster in world football.In his first season playing Champions League football, Håland hit eight goals in six group stage matches to put him second in the goalscoring charts behind only Robert Lewandowski.READ: Erling Braut Haaland has 'potential to be an incredibly great player,' says Salzburg coachDortmund reportedly paid just €20 million ($21.6M) for Håland's services — meeting the buyout clause in his RB Salzburg contract — but, according to the CIES Football Observatory, he is now worth €101 million ($109M)."While the value of Sancho (has) probably Read More – Source

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