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Top 5 – Most valuable over 30s in world football

Messi is the most valuable over 30 in this transfer window
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The transfer window is well underway in Europe, and the big sides are making their moves already.

Real Madrid have been the biggest spenders, splashing over £300 million so far in this transfer window, while the rest of the big clubs are likely to get started sooner rather than later.

Unlike last summer, there has been a real focus on youth this year. Real Madrid have signed several young players, Barcelona secured Frenkie de Jong’s signature, and Mathijs de Ligt is sure to move at some point.

That has not stopped the established stars making waves, though. Eden Hazard has secured a move to Madrid, Paul Pogba might join him, and there are even suggestions Neymar may return to Barcelona.

The over 30s may look to get in on the action before too long. So who are the most valuable over 30s in the world at this moment in time? We’ve taken a look at Transfermarkt’s market values to find out.