11 most valuable stars at AFCON

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With some of the continent's best stars on show at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, here are 11 of the most valuable footballers at the tournament. 

According to Transfermarkt, six of the 11 most valuable stars at AFCON ply their trade in the Premier League, including the likes of Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the 11 most valuable stars at AFCON

Senegal talisman Mane is worth a staggering €80 million (R1.4 billion) and his valuation is the highest by any player from his country, beating his national team captain and Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who has a market value of €45 million (798 million).

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However, Koulibaly is not the most valuable AFCON star who plays in Serie A, as AC Milan's Franck Kessie narrowly eclipses the stock of The Lions of Teranga skipper with his €48 million (R852 million) valuation.

Kessie is one of two Ivorians to feature on the list, alongside compatriot and Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha.

The 29-year-old former England star, who switched his allegiance back in 2017, is one of five players at the African showpiece who are valued at €40 million (R709 million).

Meanwhile, the list also features a Paris Saint-Germain star, an Arsenal midfielder, as well as a breakout star in the German Bundesliga - scroll through the gallery on top to see who takes the top spot!

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