Manchester United named most valuable club in the world

Manchester United named most valuable club in the world

Manchester United might have finished a lowly sixth place finish in the Premier League but the club is now ranked the richest club in the world.

Manchester United named most valuable club in the world

Manchester United are current Europa League holders

According to a new release by Forbes, the club is valued at $3.69 billion, up 11% on last year.

Real Madrid, Champions League winners are ranked in second place, the first time in five years they have been overtaken.

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United's new wealth is aided by an a record domestic television deal and an Adidas kit sponsorship worth a reported $90 million per year.

Manchester United named most valuable club in the world

Madrid might be winners on the pitch but they lost a lot off it

Madrid are also overtaken by Barcelona who move into second place with Bayern Munich maintaining fourth place

World football rich list

1) Manchester United - $3.69 billion

2) Barcelona - $3.64 billion

3) Real Madrid - $3.58 billion

4) Bayern Munich - $2.71 billion

5) Manchester City - $2.08 billion

6) Arsenal - $1.93 billion

7) Chelsea - $1.85 billion

8) Liverpool - $1.49 billion

9) Juventus - $1.26 billion

10) Tottenham Hotspur $1.06 billion

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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