Championship most valuable XI

Newly-relegated sides dominate the EFL Championship’s most valuable XI - according to statistics

At the start of the 2021/22 campaign, Transfermarkt released the most valuable XI in the Championship based on their individual market values.

By Molly Burke
Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 2:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 2:57 pm

Transfermarkt’s market values are calculated taking into account various price models, looking at key characteristics including age, league, form and injury proneness.

A majority of the starting XI are newly relegated players - Fulham have the most with five, Sheffield United have two and West Brom have two - while Bournemouth, who were relegated the previous season, also have two players.

The teams with the most valuable players have so far been reflected in the Championship table - with Bournemouth, Fulham and West Brom all making up the top three, while Sheffield United are gradually climbing up the league after a difficult start.

Here is the most valuable starting XI…

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