Manchester United Overtake Real Madrid To Become World’s Richest Club

Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world last season, according to a report published by Deloitte.

United dethrone Real Madrid – who held top spot for 11 years – after accumulating a record revenue of 689m euros (£515m) during the 2015-16 term.

The Premier League club saw commercial revenue grow by 100m euros (£71m).

Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs during the 2015-16 season grew 12% to 7.4bn euros (£6.41bn) – a new record.

It is the first time Manchester United have topped the annual Deloitte Football Money League since the 2003-04 season.

Top 10:

1. (3) Manchester United

2. (2) Barcelona

3. (1) Real Madrid

4. (5) Bayern Munich

5. (6) Manchester City

6. (4) Paris St-Germain

7. (7) Arsenal 468.5

8. (8) Chelsea 447.4

9. (9) Liverpool 403.8

10. (10) Juventus 341.1

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