Top 10: Most valuable teenage stars

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Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo were all teenage superstars, and made big-money moves before they turned 20.

But who are the world's most valuable teenagers today? Liverpool handed a debut to Jerome Sinclair in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, and aged just 16 years and 6 days, the England under-17 international became the Reds youngest ever player.

Now, Sinclair's not one of the most valuable teens as yet, but, with almost four years to spare before he leaves his teenage years behind, he could one day feature on this list.

So, if your club were bid for the next big superstar today, which would be the priciest?

GMF, using data complied by, counts down the top 10 most valuable teenage stars in football…

10. Gerard Deulofeu - Barcelona | Estimated value: £7m

Age: 18


9. Lucas Ocampos - AS Monoco | Estimated value: £7.9m


8. Stephen El Shaarawy - AC Milan | Estimated value: £8.8m

Age: 19


7. Raphael Varane - Real Madrid | Estimated value: £8.8m

Age: 19


6. Julian Draxler - Schalke 04 | Estimated value: £9.7m

Age: 19

5. Marco Verratti - Paris St Germain | Estimated Value: £9.7m

Age: 19


4. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Arsenal | Estimated value: £12m

Age: 19


3. Romelu Lukaku - Chelsea | Estimated value: £12.5m

Age: 19


2. Matija Nastasic - Manchester City | Estimated value: £13m

Age: 19


1. Iker Muniain - Athletic Bilbao | Estimated value: £19.5m

Age: 19


Other Premier League representatives in the top 20 include Manchester United forward Angelo Henriquez (Estimated value: £4.4m) and Chelsea midfielder Lucas Piazon (Estimated value: £6.6m).

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