According to the London School of Marketing, Real Madrid are the richest club in Europe with an estimated worth of £2.07billion. The La liga giants are followed keenly in second place by Manchester United with a figure of £2.05bn.
Real Madrid Are The Most Valuable Club In Europe
Manchester united are second most valueable football club
The research was conducted based on estimated figures for the clubs’ value represent how much a club would cost to buy outright, and takes into account revenue, assets, fan bases and brand partnerships as well as investments and celebrity players.
FC Barcelona and UEFA champions League winners are ranked third
Jacques de Cock from London School of Marketing believes the future is bright for football based marketing.
He said: ‘This is such a golden opportunity for brands as the target audience of footballers represents a very diverse and extensive range of joint interests that need to be satisfied.
German champion’s, Bayern Munich are 5th on top list of rich football clubs
Manchester clubs, United and City, are the only English clubs to be valued at more than £1billion with the blue half of Manchester looking to gain financial ground on their rivals in recent years.