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TOP 20 RICHEST FOOTBALL CLUBS: Manchester United leapfrogs Barcelona and Real Madrid who are 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Manchester United have returned to the top of the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time in 11 years after recording the highest annual revenue for a football club in history.

United's record revenue for the 2015/16 season of £515.3m sees them leapfrog Spanish giants Barcelona (£463.8m) and Real Madrid (£463.8m), who sit second and third respectively.

Manchester City sit fifth with £392.6m in revenue and are the next Premier League team on the list, while Arsenal (£350.4m), Chelsea (£334.6m) and Liverpool (£302m) also crack the top ten.

The Premier League has eight teams in the top 20 overall, equalling its own record total, with Tottenham (£209.2m), West Ham (£143.8m) and reigning champions Leicester City (£128.7m) also making the cut.

THE 2015-15 DELOITTE MONEY LEAGUE TOP 20 

Position (last year's position)

Club

2015/16 revenue (€m) (2014-15 revenue)

2015/16 revenue (£m) (2014-15 revenue)

1 (3)

Manchester United

689 (519.5)

515.3 (395.2)

2 (2)

FC Barcelona

620.2 (560.8)

463.8 (426.6)

3 (1)

Real Madrid

620.1 (577)

463.8 (439)

4 (5)

Bayern Munich

592 (474)

442.7 (360.6)

5 (6)

Manchester City

524.9 (463.5)

392.6 (352.6)

6 (4)

Paris Saint-Germain

520.9 (480.8)

389.6 (365.8)

7 (7)

Arsenal

468.5 (435.5)

350.4 (331.3)

8 (8)

Chelsea

447.4 (420)

334.6 (319.5)

9 (9)

Liverpool

403.8 (391.8)

302 (298.1)

10 (10)

Juventus

341.1 (323.9)

255.1 (246.4)

11 (11)

Borussia Dortmund

283.9 (280.6)

212.3 (213.5)

12 (12)

Tottenham Hotspur

279.7 (257.5)

209.2 (195.9)

13 (16)

Atlético de Madrid

228.6 (176.6)

171 (134.4)

14 (13)

Schalke 04

224.5 (219.7)

167.9 (167.1)

15 (15)

AS Roma

218.2 (179.1)

163.2 (136.3)

16 (14)

AC Milan

214.7 (199.1)

160.6 (151.5)

17 (18)

FC Zenit St Petersburg

196.5 (167.8)

147 (127.7)

18 (na)

West Ham United

192.3 (160.9)

143.8 (122.4)

19 (20)

Internazionale

179.2 (164.8)

134 (125.4)

20 (na)

Leicester City

172.1 (137.2)

128.7 (104.4)

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