Similarly, if a team are to struggle or get relegated, their market value can plummet.
We have now witnessed a chunk of Championship fixtures and the start to each side’s campaign has already affected their market value – according to Transfermarkt’s data.
Click here to take a look at how Barnsley's squad market value has changed compared to every other Championship side.
Meanwhile, here are the best of today’s Championship rumours...
5. Japanese star rejected summer move to Championship
Japanese striker Yuma Suzuki reportedly rejected the chance to sign for Nottingham Forest over the summer. The 25-year-old was thought to be holding out on a deal with a top division club - rejecting Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht too. (Sport Magazine)
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6. Barnsley in tug of war for League Two star
Barnsley have expressed interest in Harrogate Town midfielder Alex Pattison. A host of Championship clubs including Hull City, Blackpool and Luton Town are said to also be keeping tabs on the 24-year-old. (Football League World)
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7. Aston Villa striker to be sent out on loan amid Championship interest
Aston Villa are reportedly ready to loan out Keinan Davis in January, with Stoke City and Nottingham Forest keen on the forward. A number of clubs were thought to be pursuing the 23-year-old over the summer but he remained at Villa Park. (The Athletic)
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