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Championship most valuable XI

Newly-relegated sides dominate the EFL Championship’s most valuable 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.

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 players.

The teams with the most valuable players have so far been reflected in the Championship table - with Bournemouth, Fulham and West Brom all making up the top three, while Sheffield United are gradually climbing up the league after a difficult start.

Here is the most valuable starting XI…