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Man United the richest club in the world

Earlier this week we reported on Manchester United’s latest financial report. Well today our sister publication Premier League Tickets has an article about Forbes now values Man United about as the richest team in the world.


Manchester United have passed Real Madrid and are the world’s richest football club according to Forbes magazine. Forbes estimates that Man United are worth €1.42 billion, which puts them well ahead of Real Madrid who are worth €1.03b.

The move to the Emirates Stadium is paying off for who in third position with a worth of €913m. Rounding out the top five are and Liverpool

The 25 European teams contains four Italian sides, two Spanish teams, five teams from the Bundesliga, two French sides and the Old Firm representing .

The financial strength of the Premiership is reflected with 9 English teams making the list. The biggest surprise to me are probably only in 8th place and making the top 10 ahead of and .

One team that might not be on the list next year is who come in 19th in the Forbes list with a valuation of €217m. Relegation to the Championship could knock at between €50-75m from Newcastle’s valuation.

Top 25 clubs: (€, 000,000’s)

1 1,423
2 Real Madrid 1,030
3 Arsenal 913
4 Bayern Munich 845
5 768
6 Milan 753
7 730
8 Chelsea 609
9 457
10 Schalke 04 388
11 339
12 Olympique Lyonnais 322
13 Roma 290
14 Inter Milan 281
15 Hamburg 251
16 247
17 236
18 222
19 Newcastle United 217
20 Stuttgart 201
21 Aston Villa 183
21 Olympique de Marseille183
23 Celtic 166
24 158
25 Rangers 148

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  • aabz November 7, 2010, 4:04 pm

    benitez leave the champins

  • Aziz November 7, 2010, 1:37 pm

    i was mad i slept and didnt watch the match but when i woke up and read about it i thanked god. we need a new coach.

  • interfan November 7, 2010, 11:54 am

    I agree with you guys
    Benitez please leave Inter

  • pounds November 7, 2010, 9:53 am

    Benitez does not deserve to be in the black and blue dressing room, he is a flop. Given a team of champions and can’t even deliver. it’s a shame we had to take him as coach, Figo would have even done a better job than this clown. WE NEED TO FIND A REPLACEMENT ASAP!!!! Go Benitez please leave we don’t need u.

  • Caio Filardi November 7, 2010, 8:54 am

    I’m sorry, but Benitez is a disgrace! He is playing all the trash that Mancini and Mourinho have built in recent years. The team doesn’t play anything since he took over the team.
    Impossible to defend this horrible coach. He has made a salad in the tactical scheme. No taste, no salt, bitter.
    Milito and Eto’o in attack. Ok Coutinho on the right and the left Pandev. This works? Coutinho was not prepared to play as right wing as left Pandev. And Sneijder with Zanetti in the middle will not turn – the Netherlands has been lost. A mess. He does not know to prepare the team has no game plan. He is weak, butt, evil coward.
    The only thing he can do is sit writing on his clipboard.
    That Moratti is hoping to send this guy away? After playing all the titles in the trash isn’t good to complain. It will be too late!
    Go away urgent Benitez, Inter is not for you!

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