Premier League side Manchester United top European football rich list

Premier League side Manchester United top European football rich list

- Manchester United have edged Real Madrid to top the latest rich list of European clubs

- The Premier League side projected revenues of £593m in latest financial return

- Five English topflight clubs made it to the top 10 in the list released by UEFA

Premier League campaigners Manchester United have edged reigning European League champions Real Madrid to top the new rich list of European clubs.

Despite the Red Devils' failure to make meaningful impact in the Champions League in recent years, the Old Trafford club projected revenues of £593m in latest financial return.

Real Madrid have won the last three Champions League titles, but Spanish clubs are generally struggling to keep pace with the Premier League sides.

And according to the report on Daily Mail, Manchester United narrowly defeated Spanish club Real Madrid in the latest rich list made available by the European football governing body.

The report added that Manchester City (fifth), Arsenal (seventh), Liverpool (eighth) and Chelsea (ninth) all feature in UEFA's top 10 reflecting the financial muscle of England's top-flight.

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See the top 10 rich list of European clubs below

1. Manchester United

2. Real Madrid

3. Barcelona

4. Bayern Munich

5. Manchester City

6. Paris-Saint-Germain

7. Arsenal

8. Liverpool

9. Chelsea

10 Juventus

In the list above, it can be seen that five Premier League clubs make the top 10 in the rich list of European clubs, while Real Madrid and Barcelona are the only sides that come from Spain.

This put the Premier League clubs comfortably on €5.3 billion ahead of La Liga (€2.9 billion), the German Bundesliga (€2.8 billion), Serie A (€2.2 billion) and Ligue 1 (€1.6 billion).

Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently occupying sixth position on the Premier League standings with 41 points after 22 games played this term.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho launched an astonishing attack on his former team Manchester United claiming that the Red Devils does not have structure for modern football.

The former Real Madrid and Chelsea gaffer was thrown out at Old Trafford last month due to poor performance and bust up with some Manchester United players.

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