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Raheem Sterling is set to become the most expensive player ever for his age

The youngster joins an illustrious list of players that also includes Wayne Rooney.


PEOPLE TALK ABOUT Raheem Sterling being overpriced, and stats such as the one above illustrate why.

Provided his move to Manchester City eventually goes through, the 20-year-old will become comfortably the most expensive player ever for his age group.

Sterling will join players such as Wayne Rooney and Nicolas Anelka on the list of coveted youngsters.

The stat is also an indication of just how much transfer fees have inflated in recent years, with the top three deals on the list (including the prospective transfer of Sterling) all taking place within the last three years.

h/t 101 Great Goals

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