Dortmund up, Bayern down: The latest Bundesliga intermediary market value update reveals significant changes for both club’s squads. League leaders Borussia Dortmund have four players in the top 10 biggest winners, while Bayern Munich’s squad accounts for the three biggest losers.
Eintracht Frankfurt’s striker Randal Kolo Muani is now one of the top 10 most valuable Bundesliga players after a €28m increase to €65m, being the biggest winner of the update. The German league’s two biggest talents also see their market value on the rise: Florian Wirtz increases by €15m to €85m, and Jamal Musiala becomes the most valuable German football player in history with a 10% increase to €110m.
Dortmund’s excellent form since the World Cup is also reflected in the update, with Jude Bellingham being one of the highlights. His value rises by €10m to €120m, and he is now the third most valuable player in the World, tied with Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr. At 18, Bellingham is also the most valuable player in the Bundesliga, despite fierce competition from his own teammates.
Julian Brandt is one recent addition to the Dortmund squad that saw the biggest upgrade of his career from €28m to €40m. In contrast, Bayern Munich’s Sadio Mané is the biggest loser, as his value decreases by €15m to €45m. Several other of the club’s well-known players, such as João Cancelo and Serge Gnabry, also saw their values decrease by €10m.
However, Bayern’s decrease in squad value is only €16m, reaching €980m, thanks to increases in values for Jamal Musiala and Josip Stanisic. The former sees his value rise by €10m to €110m, while the latter catches up with new teammate Nico Schlotterbeck’s €40m.
Despite the significant changes and notable upgrades, the update does not alter the league’s dynamics significantly. Borussia Dortmund remain the league leaders, with Bayern Munich trailing only four points behind. Eintracht Frankfurt, with their star forward Randal Kolo Muani, are in third place and are likely to be a strong contender for Europe’s elite competitions.
Overall, the intermediary market value update suggests that there is intense competition between Bayern Munich and Dortmund in the Bundesliga, and the race between the two is likely to continue to the last day of the season. The changes in values also indicate that many players in the German top-flight are attracting the attention of top European clubs, marking a bright future for the Bundesliga.