Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester City in first place in the Soccerex Football Finance 100 annual report; Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool also in the top 10
By Tommaso Fiore
Last update: 14/02/20 13:28
Manchester United is the 16th most economically powerful club in the world, according to the annual Soccerex Football Finance 100 report.
The global soccer net company calculates the score of a football finance index based on the value of the current team, the tangible assets, the funding available in their accounts and the investments of the potential owner and net debt.
The report is based on the analysis of the financial statements and annual reports of 2017/18, the last financial year globally available, and ranks the top 100 clubs in the world by economic power.
Paris Saint-Germain overtook Manchester City in first place after reducing debt by £ 58.2 million, while City’s debt levels rose by around £ 74.8 million in the same year.
Bayern Munich take third place, with Tottenham ahead of Real Madrid in fourth place and Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool in sixth, seventh and eighth place respectively in the standings.
Manchester United came out of the top 10 in sixteenth place, dropping eight places from last year in a report released Thursday.
“The club continues to successfully leverage its global brand to generate significant revenue – it ranked third behind the two Spanish giants in Deloitte’s recent revenue-based report – but this only tells part of the story,” says the report. .
English clubs in Soccerex Football Finance 100
|Crystal palace||62 °|
|Stoke City||63 °|
|West Bromwich Albion||86th|
|Derby county||100 °|
“For 12 months, the Red Devils have suffered a depreciation of the team’s value, tangible assets and cash levels as well as an increase in debt.
“The club has lost ground on both of its biggest regional rivals and it’s interesting to note that Liverpool have now overtaken United in our relationship, as well as in the league.”
Other British clubs in the top 50 include Leicester City in 21st place, Wolves in 32nd, Everton in 33rd, Aston Villa in 35th, Fulham in 38th, Southampton in 41st, West Ham in 44th and Newcastle in 46th. .
Lower down the rankings is Bournemouth in 58th place, Burnley in 59th, Crystal Palace in 62nd, Stoke City in 63rd, Barnsley in 65th, Brighton in 78th, West Bromwich Albion in 86th, Norwich in 96th. ° and County of Derby to 100 °.
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