- The richest soccer clubs on the planet have been ranked by
financial services firm Deloitte.
- Last year, Deloitte had the Premier League club Manchester
United in its top spot.
- But United has slipped down the league ladder and has been
leapfrogged by two of its world rivals.
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Financial services firm Deloitte has once again released its
Football Money League, charting the massive revenues of
Europe’s biggest football clubs.
The English Premier League dominates Deloitte’s ranking with
nine clubs in the top 20 list,
one less than the 10 it had in the Deloitte ranking last year.
There are also four Italian clubs, three Spanish clubs, three
German clubs, and one French club.
Deloitte’s report says combined revenues from this year’s top 20
saw a 6% growth to €8.3 billion ($9.42 billion), which is a new
There is also a new leader, as Manchester United was knocked off
its top spot from 2018.
Scroll down to see who the top performers are this year.
20. West Ham United — €197.9 million ($224.5 million). West Ham
did not compete in any UEFA competitions in 2018, so the bulk of
the club’s revenue profile (68%) was generated through broadcast
19. Newcastle United —€201.5 million ($228.6 million). The
Magpies more than doubled their revenue from the previous year, up
by €99.7 million ($113.2 million) from 2017.
18. AC Milan — €207.7 million ($235.6 million). The Italian
club progressed to the Round of 16 stage in the UEFA Europa League,
welcomed 51,472 fans on average to its home matches, and finished
sixth in the Serie A.
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Source: FS – All – Economy – News
The 20 richest football clubs in the world in 2019