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How team strategy in football influence players’ market value

Author: Bc. Milan Knapp
Year: 2020 - summer
Leaders: Petr Pleticha
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Work type: Bachelors
Language: English
Pages: 57
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Abstract: This work investigates the effect of team strategy in professional football on the
value of players on the transfer market. The research is conducted on playerlevel data from the English Premier League, German Bundesliga, Spanish La
Liga, Italian Serie A and French Ligue 1 in season 2018/2019. Price is explained
by player-related attributes like age and height, performance data and by teamrelated statistics. We are specifically interested in the significance of team data
and their relationship with playing strategy. Results of the work show strong
evidence that different playing strategies influence players’ value which makes
optimization for maximal value of the team squad possible.

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