How Sheffield Wednesday's £4m market value gain compares to Derby County & Nottingham Forest

The 2020/21 Championship regular season drew to a close a couple of weeks ago, following another high-octane campaign involving shock decisions, dramatic late winners, and stunning goals, consolidating the second-tier's reputation as one of football's most entertaining leagues.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 12:12 pm
How Sheffield Wednesday's £4m market value gain compares to Derby County & Nottingham Forest

Player market values remain a contentious part of the football conversation, with the player valuations continuing to ruffle the feathers of fans and pundits alike.

Over the course of a campaign, the market values of players and squads can change considerably, with fine runs of form, goals and promotions seeing them shoot up, while the opposite turn of events can see a the worth of a squad plummet in the blink of an eye.

Now the season has drawn to a close, we've taken a look (via Transfermarkt data) at how Sheffield Wednesday s overall squad market value has changed compared to every other Championship side, and ranked them in order of percentage change, along with each club's most highly valued player.

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Start of season overall squad market value: £2.9m. End of season overall squad market value: £8.2m. Overall percentage change: +182%. Most valuable player: Jordan Obita (estimated market value = £540k)
Start of season overall squad market value: £25.5m. End of season overall squad market value: £66.2m. Overall percentage change: +160%. Most valuable player: Adam Armstrong (estimated market value = £14.4m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £6.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £14m. Overall percentage change: +127%. Most valuable player: Daniel Barlaser (estimated market value = £1.6m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £7.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £14.9m. Overall percentage change: +107%. Most valuable player: Gustavo Hamer (estimated market value = £1.8m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £13.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £26.2m. Overall percentage change: +99%. Most valuable player: Ilias Chair (estimated market value = £3.6m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £9.5m. End of season overall squad market value: £18.6m. Overall percentage change: +96%. Most valuable player: Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu (estimated market value = £1.3m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £14.3m. End of season overall squad market value: £26.3m. Overall percentage change: +84%. Most valuable player: Alex Mowatt (estimated market value = £3.6m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £30.3m. End of season overall squad market value: £54.7m. Overall percentage change: +81%. Most valuable player: Michael Olise (estimated market value = £10.8m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £60.3m. End of season overall squad market value: £95.7m. Overall percentage change: +59%. Most valuable player: Ivan Toney (estimated market value = £16.2m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £27.7m. End of season overall squad market value: £40.4m. Overall percentage change: +46%. Most valuable player: Ivan Sunjic (estimated market value = £4m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £42.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £57.7m. Overall percentage change: +34%. Most valuable player: Matt Grimes (estimated market value = £6.3m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £35.4m. End of season overall squad market value: £46m. Overall percentage change: +30%. Most valuable player: Dael Fry (estimated market value = £6.3m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £24m. End of season overall squad market value: £30.9m. Overall percentage change: +29%. Most valuable player: Jed Wallace (estimated market value = £5.85m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £27.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £33.3m. Overall percentage change: +22%. Most valuable player: Alan Browne (estimated market value = £3.6m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £44.6m. End of season overall squad market value: £54.5m. Overall percentage change: +22%. Most valuable player: Sean Morrison (estimated market value = £4.5m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £22.8m. End of season overall squad market value: £26.9m. Overall percentage change: +19%. Most valuable player: Barry Bannan (estimated market value = £1.8m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £38.5m. End of season overall squad market value: £38.8m. Overall percentage change: 1%. Most valuable player: Krystian Bielik (estimated market value = £4.5m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £49.5m. End of season overall squad market value: £48.7m. Overall percentage change: -2%. Most valuable player: Joe Worrall (estimated market value = £3.6m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £47.9m. End of season overall squad market value: £45.5m. Overall percentage change: -5%. Most valuable player: Tomas Kalas (estimated market value = £4m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £138.4m. End of season overall squad market value: £110.52m. Overall percentage change: -20%. Most valuable player: Emi Buendia (estimated market value = £19.8m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £68.6m. End of season overall squad market value: £50.4m. Overall percentage change: -27%. Most valuable player: Tyrese Campbell (estimated market value = £5.4m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £54.2m. End of season overall squad market value: £37.9m. Overall percentage change: -30%. Most valuable player: Juninho Bacuna(estimated market value = £4.5m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £161.73m. End of season overall squad market value: £108.8m. Overall percentage change: -33%. Most valuable player: David Brooks (estimated market value = £14.4m)
Start of season overall squad market value: £192.7m. End of season overall squad market value: £81.95m. Overall percentage change: -58%. Most valuable player: Ismaila Sarr (estimated market value = £18m)