Deloitte has just released the Riches Football Clubs 2017 “Football Money League”, charting the Huge turnovers of Europeans most successful clubs.
This year 2017, Manchester United is the first club to reach the new milestone of £500 million spillover, which was enough to disqualify Real Madrid of their top spot as the Richest Football Clubs on the list for the 12th year running.
Not much has changed in the long run, though, the League’s top three clubs have remained the same since Deloitte launched the study 20 years ago, in 1997.
Combined Money League club revenues increased by a massive 12% this year, reaching a total of £5.5 billion across the top 20 teams.
Deloitte estimates that due to record television contracts, all Premier League clubs will be in the top 30 by next year.
See the stats below:
15. AS Roma
£163.2 million. The Italian capitals Milan is currently playing without a kit sponsor. For the first time, they were able to beat their rivals, AC Milan for the first time, courtesy of their last season’s championship merits.
14. Schalke 04
£167.9 million. Despite missing out on Champions League football last season, the Gelsenkirchen-based side managed to score profits from an incredibly loyal following — crowds averaged 61,076 last year.
13. Atletico Madrid
£171 million. Madrid’s second richest club took to the 13th spot thanks to the entire team for performing exceedingly great to participate in the UEFA champions league twice under 3 years and also big thanks to the spontaneous Antoine Griezmann. Increased broadcasting revenues have given a major boost to clubs across Spain.
£209.2 million. The hotspurs finished 3rd last years EPL season and thanks to that because it has helped to increase media and fans attention and their effort this year on the EPL table is fascinating. The spurs are moving to great heights financially.
11. Borussia Dortmund
£212.3 million. The German side team is seen at this position this year credits to their UEFA championships disqualification only added a few bucks to the german side based team. Sadly enough with the placement of EPL teams, they are likely to deteriorate.
£255.1 million. Italy’s biggest club often pronounced as ‘Juventus’ was helped by a continued sponsorship deal with Jeep, which saw over 1.5 million shirt sales last season, according to The Mirror.
£302 million. Jurgen Klopp’s side secured a ninth place for the 3rd year running, despite a continued lack of Champions League football. They are estimated to boost financially as Anfield is said to bounce back to capacity in the fullest of time.
£334.6 million. Chelsea’s owner, Roman Abramovich, is one of the wealthiest men in Russia — worth an estimated £5.8 billion. And as such Chelsea is regarded as the Billionaires club. Let’s see what they’ve got this season and how it would boost cash rankings.
£350.4 million. Arsene Wenger’s side is said to always in the top 10 richest football clubs in the world and top 3 in British Premier League courtesy of the Wengernomics strategy, always in higher merits to Chelsea (financially) they have never touched a champions league trophy let alone knowing what it means but they are popping more money than most clubs that have signed their names on it e.g Fc Porto, Chelsea, Juventus, Milan etc. Also, Arsenal is said to have the most expensive match day ticket in England. Wow!!
6. Paris St-Germain
£389.6 million. This is the first time PSG have dropped out of the top 5 Richest Football Clubs since they were famously bought up by Qatar Sports Investments for €120 million in 2011. You might say they are the richest or best in France. Good work from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, though he has moved to The English Side, Manchester United.
5. Manchester City
£392.6 million. This is the first time Manchester City have breached the Money League top 5. Owned and financed by the Abu-Dhabi’s, they were knocked off from last season’s UEFA champions league by the end winners, Real Madrid during the semi-finals.
4. Bayern Munich
£442.7 million. Bayern charted a monumental 25% increase in income over the last season after they won their 25th Bundesliga title and DFB-Pokal Final.
3. Real Madrid — £463.8 million. Winning the Champions League back to back has kept the Blancos side running up.
£463.8 million. Barcelona topped their annual rivals this year and has it going well this year although they have being knocked off this year’s champions league.
1. Manchester United
£515.3 million. Always in the top 3 list of top Richest Football Clubs/teams from history immemorial. The club benefited financially from huge sponsorship deals with Chevrolet and Adidas and a return to the Champions League.