Manchester United now top Forbes football rich list

Posted on Jun 7 2017 - 3:01pm by admin

Europa League champions Manchester United have overtaken document UEFA Champions League winners real Madrid as the world’s most dear soccer club, going by way of data equipped by industry magazine Forbes.

Manchester United were valued at $ three.69 billion (about £2.86 billion, about N1.476 trillion) and returned to the top of the annual listing for the primary time in 5 years.

actual Madrid’s Spanish competitors FC Barcelona were second with a value of $ three.64bn (about £2.82bn), as actual with $ 3.58bn (£2.77bn) went down to third.

Six English clubs had been within the top 10, with  Manchester city, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham joining Manchester United.

German champions Bayern Munich had been fourth, whereas Italian title winners Juventus have been ninth.

actual Madrid, winners of the Champions League and Spanish title previously season, had been top for the previous four years.

but they noticed their worth drop by 2 per cent as Manchester United’s went up by using eleven per cent.

“Manchester United’s return to the top spot is a testomony to their powerful brand and marketing acumen,” Forbes Media assistant managing editor Mike Ozanian mentioned in a statement.

Leicester, who won the English preferable League in 2015-sixteen, have been nineteenth and West Ham fifteenth.

Forbes’ top 20 most valuable football teams

Manchester United —- $ three.69bn (£2.86bn)

FC Barcelona —-   $ 3.64bn (£2.82bn)

actual Madrid —-    $ three.58bn (£2.77bn)

Bayern Munich —-  $ 2.71bn (£2.1bn)

Manchester metropolis —-  $ 2.08bn (£1.61bn)

Arsenal —–         $ 1.93bn (£1.5bn)

Chelsea —–     $ 1.85bn (£1.43bn)

Liverpool —–    $ 1.49bn (£1.15bn)

Juventus —–     $ 1.26bn (£976m)

Tottenham —–   $ 1.06bn (£821m)

Paris St-Germain —-  $ 841m (£652m)

Borussia Dortmund —-  $ 808m (£626m)

AC Milan —–     $ 802m (£621m)

Atletico Madrid —–    $ 732m (£567m)

West Ham —-       $ 634m (£491m)

Schalke 04 ——     $ 629m (£487m)

Roma ——       $ 569m (£441m)

Inter Milan ——    $ 537m (£416m)

Leicester metropolis ——    $ 413m (£320m)

Napoli ——-        $ 379m (£294m)

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