thumbnail Hello,

Who is the most expensive goalkeeper? Is Petr Cech's value higher than Joe Hart's? Goal.com looks at the most valuable goalkeepers, as according to transfermarkt.de

10.
David De Gea - 16 Million Euros

Age:
21

Club: Manchester United

Country: Spain

After a tough start to life in the English game, De Gea has strung together numerous marvelous performances for the Red Devils throughout the season. Though he faces a few issues in aerial battles, the Spaniard is a brilliant shot-stopper as seen against Steven Gerrard and Juan Mata's inch-perfect free kicks this season.

9.
Igor Akinfeev - 17 Million Euros

Age:
26

Club:
CSKA Moscow

Country:
Russia

Breaking into the CSKA first team at just 17, the Russian number one has been on the radar of several of Europe's elite clubs. Who can forget his performance at the Euro 2008?

8.
Hugo Lloris - 18 Million Euros

Age:
25

Club: Lyon

Country: France

Lloris has been appointed as his side's captain ahead of the Euros. The French number one has lightning-quick reflexes, and is formidable in one-on-one situations. He commands his box viciously and has a great footballing brain.

7.
Julio Cesar - 18 million Euros

Age:
32

Club:
Inter Milan

Country:
Brazil

The experienced Inter number one has greath strength, stunning reflexes and is a feared shot-stopper. The Brazilian gave Casillas a run for his money a couple of seasons ago, but has not been able to continue his majestic run in between the sticks lately.

6.
Pepe Reina - 19 Million Euros

Age:
29

Club:
Liverpool

Country:
Spain

Reina is well known for his distribution and his ability to save penalties. The Spaniard is a remarkable shot-stopper, winning the Premier League Golden Glove for each of his first three years at Liverpool.

5.
Victor Valdes - 20 Million Euros

Age: 30

Club:
Barcelona

Country:
Spain

Regarded as Barcelona's best goalkeeper ever, Valdes passes the ball like any of his team mates, has outstanding positioning and commands his box marvelously.


4.
Joe Hart - 21 Million Euros

Age: 25

Club: Manchester City

Country:
England

The Premier League Golden Glove holder is England's number one heading into the Euros. He is comfortable with the ball at his feet, has rapid reflexes and was recently compared to Manchester United goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel by Edwin Van der Sar.


3.
Petr Cech - 25 Million Euros

Age:
29

Club: Chelsea

Country: Czech Reupblic

Cech won the Czech Footballer of the Year Award this season, taking his tally to a massive five times. He survived a fractured skull to continue flaunting his instant reflexes and has proven time and again that he is a top shot-stopper.

2.
 Manuel Neuer - 30 Million Euros

Age: 26

Club:
Bayern Munich

Country:
Germany

He was the hero at the Santiago Bernabeu, saving both Ronaldo and Kaka's penalty kicks. The shot-stopper who was wanted by Sir Alex Ferguson has been terrific this season, breaking Oliver Kahn's Bayern Munich record, having gone over 1000 minutes without conceding. Even though Neuer stands at 1.94 meters, he is quick, brave, has brillant distribution and swift reflexes.

1.
Iker Casillas - 35 Million Euros

Age: 30

Club:
Real Madrid

Country:
Spain

The title of the 'Most Valuable Goalkeeper' goes to Iker Casillas. The Real Madrid and Spanish captain is undoubtedtly the best keeper, continuously featuring in the UEFA Team of the Year since 200.7 He has impeccable reflexes, fantastic in one-on-ones and distributes the ball brilliantly to start attacks for his side. 



Data from transfermarkt.de

So who is the most valuable goalkeeper, according to YOU? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

How do you stay up to date with football when on the move? With http://m.goal.com – your best source for mobile coverage of the beautiful game.

Related