John Terry fails to make a starting 11 of Chelsea’s most valuable academy graduates.
The club captain only has a valuation of £2.1m which is only the 17th highest for a former Chelsea academy player on transfermarkt. This is down to Terry nearing the end of his career.
Fans of 80s and 90s TV sensation Bullseye will be familiar the show’s most famous phrase: “let’s have a look at what you could have won.”
For those who aren’t, it’s what bespectacled host Jim Bowen would say just before the unlucky losers were made to watch as the speedboat that could have been theirs - had they only spent a few more hours in the pub practicing their darts technique - passed by.
Well, GetWestLondon has channeled its inner-Bowen and delved through transfermarkt.co.uk’s records to see how each Premier League club might have lined up had its academy talent not jetted off on their own speedboats to Madrid, Arsenal, Exeter or wherever.
Top 11 players based on transfermarkt.co.uk market value
Ryan Bertrand (Southampton): £11.9m
Andreas Christensen (Borussia Monchengladbach): £11.9
Gokhan Tore (West Ham): £11.9m
Jeffrey Bruma (Wolfsburg): £8.5m
Fabio Borini (Sunderland): £5.1m
Robert Huth (Leicester): £5.1m
Patrick van Aanholt (Sunderland): £5.1m
Nathan Ake (Bournemouth): £4.3m
Jack Cork (Swansea): £4.3m
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea): £4.3m
Charly Musonda Jr (Real Betis): £4.3m