For our local boys to be demanded overseas - they undoubtedly have to be a cut above the rest and possess serious talent. The Fan Park crew talk’s money as we take a look at our top five most valued South African players abroad, according to Transfermarket.
1. Thulani Serero – Ajax Amsterdam, Holland
Thulani is our tied highest valued player at present, with a pricetag of £2.64 million (R33.8 million)
2. Steven Pienaar – Everton FC, England
The Everton man, despite being much older than Serero, still has a big reputation with a value of £2.64 million (R33.8 million)
3. May Mahlangu – Torku Konyaspor, Turkey
The ex Swallows man recently joined the Turkish club and is valued at £2.20 million (R28.60 million)
4. Tokelo Rantie – ASC Bournemouth, England
The Bafana international who plays for Bournemouth is also valued at £2.20 (R28.60 million)
5. Kamahelo Mokotjo – FC Twente, Holland
Mokotjo rounds off our top five and is also valued at £2.20 (R28.60 million)
Our next highest valued players after that are Ayanda Patosi and Darren Keet – valued at £1.06 million (R13.78 million)
Dean Furman would cost only R5.1 million, according to the site.
Do you think these values match their ability? Let us know in the comments section below.