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Top 20 most valuable Confederations Cup players

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Three Barcelona players make the top five most expensive players at the Confederations Cup, according to a new study by Globoesporte.

With the likes of Spain, Brazil, Italy and Uruguay taking part, some of the best players in the world will be on show at the summer tournament.

The Brazilian website have compiled a list of the 50 most valuable talents taking part in the Confederations Cup in Brazil, and new Barca signing Neymar tops the lot, with an estimated value of €67.4 million.

Spanish club team-mate Andres Iniesta is in 2nd place with a worth of €61.6 million, while Cesc Fabregas is valued at €56.2 million to put him in 4th place behind Chelsea target and Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani (€56.4m).

Manchester City's David Silva is the highest-placed Premier League player on the list with a value of just over €45 million placed on his head - enough to put him in 5th place ahead of Chelsea ace Juan Mata (44.7m) in 6th.

Other Premier League players on the list include Liverpool's Luis Suarez (38.7m,9th), Chelsea youngster Oscar (€32.6m, 15th)

The Confederations Cup gets underway tomorrow when Brazil take on Japan, with the champions crowned on June 30.

20 most valuable players at the Confederations Cup (€): 

Neymar - 67.4

Iniesta - 61.6

Cavani - 56.4

Fabregas - 56.2

Silva - 45.3

Mata - 44.7

Busquets - 41.3

Luis Suarez - 38.7

Thiago Silva - 38.4

Lucas Moura - 37.2

Pique - 35.1

Javi Martinez - 34.1

Sergio Ramos - 33.1

Oscar - 32.6

Marchisio - 29.4

Marcelo - 28.9

De Rossi - 28.7

Pedro - 27.2

See the full top-50 list here

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