EPL XI That Would Cost Less Than £197m Neymar
Premier League XI That Would Cost Less Than £197m Neymar
This week, news broke that Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are interested in activating FC Barcelona striker Neymar's £197 million (R3.3 billion) release clause. Here is a full Premier League outfit that the French side could sign with that money.
Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see which Premier League players make this special XI, as compiled by the Daily Mirror.
The Daily Mirror recently put together a full starting XI of players who have already been bought by English top flight clubs in this transfer window.
The team features the likes of Manchester United's Victor Lindelof, Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Everton's Sandro Ramirez.
The side is valued at £179.9 million (R3 billion) – almost £20 million less than what PSG are said to be ready to pay to acquire Neymar's services – and it has a vast array of talent in it.
Here is the Daily Mirror's EPL XI that costs less than Neymar's release clause:
GK: Asmir Begovic, Chelsea to Bournemouth – £10 million (R168m)
RB: Victor Lindelof, Benfica to Manchester United – £30 million (R505m)
CB: Harry Maguire, Hull City to Leicester City – £17 million (R286m)
CB: Michael Keane, Burnley to Everton – £25 million (R420m)
LB: Sead Kolasinac, Schalke to Arsenal – Free
CM: Jack Cork, Swansea to Burnley – £10 million (R168m)
CM: Tom Cleverley, Everton to Watford – £8 million (R134m)
CM: Tiemoue Bakayoko, Monaco to Chelsea – £40 million (R673m)
LW: Mohamed Salah, Roma to Liverpool – £34.7 million (R584m)
RW: Sandro Ramirez, Malaga to Everton – £5.2 million (R87.5m)
CF: Jermain Defoe, Sunderland to Bournemouth – Free
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