Ahead of the new season, we're having at gander at player and club market values: what are they good for? Absolutely nothing, some would argue, and they may well have a fair point.
That as it may be, the controversial footballer valuations do offer a fair indication of the divide in wealth within any given league, and also open up a debate over whether the wildly inflated transfer market provides an accurate representation of footballers' true worth.
Transfermarkt have recently updated their player market values ahead of the 2021/22 Championship campaign, and we've taken a look at where Middlesbrough s overall squad value ranks alongside the 23 other second-tier sides.
As well as that, we've identified every club's most valuable player, as well as the average squad age, as anticipation continues to heighten ahead of the new season: