Chelsea, Barcelona and the 30 highest revenue earning clubs in Europe

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With the UEFA Benchmark report being released, Goal looks at which European clubs bring in the most money

Football clubs are seemingly just as much about success off the pitch as on it in the modern era.

Television deals, sponsorships and prize money ensure football clubs are some of the highest-earning organisations in the world.

The publication of the latest UEFA Benchmark report provides an opportunity to review which clubs bring in the most revenue, and how it compares to the previous 12 months.

(Figures are for the 2017 financial year)

 

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    #30 Stoke City | €160m | +14% YoY

      

     

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    #29 West Bromwich Albion | €161m | +22% YoY

     
  3. #28 Zenit | €168m | -7% YoY

      
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    #27 Crystal Palace | €169m | +25% YoY

      
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    #26 Bayer Leverkusen | €171m | -10% YoY

      
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    #25 Roma | €175m | -20% YoY

      
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    #23 AC Milan | €198m | -11% YoY

     

     

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    #22 Wolfsburg | €198m | -16% YoY

     
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    #21 Lyon | €198m | +24% YoY

      
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    #20 Everton | €201m | +23% YoY

     
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    #19 Napoli | €203m | +40% YoY

     
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    #18 Southampton | €212m | +28% YoY

     
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    #17 West Ham | €222m | +14% YoY

      
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    #16 Schalke | €231m | +6% YoY

     
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    #15 Inter | €269m | +33% YoY

     
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    #14 Atletico Madrid | €271m | +19% YoY

      
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    #13 Leicester City | €274m | +58% YoY

      
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    #12 Borussia Dortmund | €333m | +17% YoY

      
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    #11 Tottenham | €356m | +27% YoY

      
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    #10 Juventus | €412m | +21% YoY

      
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    #9 Chelsea | €420m | -5% YoY

      

     

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    #8 Liverpool | €428m | +5% YoY

      
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    #7 Arsenal | €490m | +3% YoY

      
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    #6 Paris Saint-Germain | €503m | -7% YoY

      
  25. #5 Manchester City | €558m | +5% YoY

      
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    #4 Bayern Munich | €558m | -1% YoY

      
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    #3 Barcelona | €649m | +5% YoY

      
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    #2 Real Madrid | €675m | +9% YoY

      
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    #1 Manchester United | €676m | -2% YoY