SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 23: A general view of the Sheffield United club badge outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Burnley at Bramall Lane on May 23, 2021 in Sheffield, England. A limited number of fans will be allowed into Premier League stadiums as Coronavirus restrictions begin to ease in the UK. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Sheffield United duo included in EFL Championship's most valuable starting XI - according to statistics

At the start of the 2021/22 campaign, Transfermarkt released the most valuable XI in the Championship based on their individual market values.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 3:20 pm

Transfermarkt’s market values are calculated taking into account various price models, looking at key characteristics including age, league, form and injury proneness.

A majority of the starting XI are newly relegated players - Fulham have the most with five, Sheffield United have two and West Brom have two - while Bournemouth, who were relegated the previous season, also have two.

The value of the whole team adds up to £117 million, with one of the two Blades named as the league’s most valuable player.

Here is the most valuable starting XI…

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