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

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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)

 

  1. Stoke City FA Cup
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    Stoke City | €160m | +14% YoY

      

     

  2. Tosin Adarabioyo - West Bromwich Albion v Luton Town - Carabao Cup First Round
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    West Bromwich Albion | €161m | +22% YoY

     
  3. Zenit

    Zenit | €168m | -7% YoY

      
  4. Wilfried Zaha, Crystal Palace
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    Crystal Palace | €169m | +25% YoY

      
  5. Leon Bailey Bayer Leverkusen 2018
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    Bayer Leverkusen | €171m | -10% YoY

      
  6. Roma Sassuolo Serie A
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    Roma | €175m | -20% YoY

      
  7. Timo Werner RB Leipzig Bayern
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    RB Leipzig | €191m | +60% YoY

      
  8. Lucas Paqueta Juventus Milan Supercoppa
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    AC Milan | €198m | -11% YoY

     

     

  9. Yunus Malli Wolfsburg
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    Wolfsburg | €198m | -16% YoY

     
  10. Nabil Fekir Lyon 2018-19
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    Lyon | €198m | +24% YoY

      
  11. Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton 2018-19
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    Everton | €201m | +23% YoY

     
  12. Elseid Hysaj Napoli
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    Napoli | €203m | +40% YoY

     
  13. James Ward-Prowse Southampton 2018-19
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    Southampton | €212m | +28% YoY

     
  14. Felipe Anderson West Ham
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    West Ham | €222m | +14% YoY

      
  15. Baba Rahman Schalke 2018-19
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    Schalke | €231m | +6% YoY

     
  16. Radja Nainggolan Tottenham-Inter
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    Inter | €269m | +33% YoY

     
  17. Kevin Gameiro Atletico de Madrid
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    Atletico Madrid | €271m | +19% YoY

      
  18. James Maddison Jamie Vardy Leicester City 01122018
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    Leicester City | €274m | +58% YoY

      
  19. Reus Gotze Dortmund 2018
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    Borussia Dortmund | €333m | +17% YoY

      
  20. Harry Winks Dele Alli Tottenham 08122018
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    Tottenham | €356m | +27% YoY

      
  21. Douglas Costa Juventus
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    Juventus | €412m | +21% YoY

      
  22. Pedro Willian Chelsea 2018-19
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    Chelsea | €420m | -5% YoY

      

     

  23. Virgil van Dijk Liverpool 2018-19
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    Liverpool | €428m | +5% YoY

      
  24. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal 2018-19
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    Arsenal | €490m | +3% YoY

      
  25. Kylian Mbappe PSG Paris Saint-Germain 2018-19
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    Paris Saint-Germain | €503m | -7% YoY

      
  26. De Bruyne Manchester City Burton 2018-19

    Manchester City | €558m | +5% YoY

      
  27. Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich German Super Cup 2018
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    Bayern Munich | €558m | -1% YoY

      
  28. Philippe Coutinho Barcelona 2018-19
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    Barcelona | €649m | +5% YoY

      
  29. Luka Modric Lucas Vazquez Real Madrid
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    Real Madrid | €675m | +9% YoY

      
  30. Marcus Rashford Manchester United 2018-19
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    Manchester United | €676m | -2% YoY