Man U dethrones Real as Europe’s richest club

By Daily Sports on June 2, 2017

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 The latest football rich list from KPMG showed that United had topped Real Madrid to occupy the first spot as the richest club in the continent.

Five other English clubs also made it on the top 10 list of richest clubs in Europe including Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool.

United has failed to win the English Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson retired as its manager in 2013, but the club increased in value to €3.

Although Manchester united owes almost half a billion pounds in debt, it had a remarkable revenue increase due to a bumper television rights deal.

The English game’s growing financial muscle is highlighted in the second year of KPMG’s report.

The study looked at the finances of 39 clubs based on their popularity on social media channels, revenues for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons, and success in European competitions.

The clubs were then ranked by a measure used judge how much it would cost to buy any given club as it includes a business’s total debt.

United has been valued at €3.004 billion (£2.61bn), ahead of both Real (€2.895bn) and Barcelona (€2.688bn).

KPMG had estimated Madrid and United as being worth €2.9bn at the end of the 2015-16 season.

Bayern Munich (€2.367bn) are fourth on the list, with Manchester City (€1.909bn) the next highest-placed English team in fifth. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur complete the top 10.

At the start of the 2016/17 season the Premier League began a new TV rights deal with Sky and BT Sport worth £10.4bn over three years.

“In terms of media rights value, the English Premier League sits comfortably at the top of European leagues, although other major leagues have outlined well-defined strategies to compete for the attention of global fans,” said Andrea Sartori, KPMG’s global head of sports and the report’s author

Further down the list, German champions Bayern Munich kept the fourth place they held last year, while Manchester City overtook Arsenal to take fifth spot.

Leicester City and Everton were the two other English clubs to make the list, in 16th and 17th place respectively.

Manchester United (€3.004bn)
Real Madrid (€2.895bn)
Barcelona (€2.688bn)
Bayern Munich (€2.367bn)
Manchester City (€1.909bn)
Arsenal (€1.882bn)
Chelsea (€1.524bn)
Liverpool (€1.260bn)
Juventus (€1.158bn)
Tottenham Hotspur (€978m)
Paris Saint-Germain (€948m)
Borussia Dortmund (€917m)
Atletico Madrid (€771m)
Schalke (€663m)
AC Milan (€504m)
16      Leicester (€442m)
17      Everton       (€431m)
18      Roma                    (€433m)
19      Inter           (€407m)
20      Napoli        (€388m)
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Source Daily Sports

Posted June 2, 2017

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