Real Madrid overshadow Barcelona, Manchester United to emerge as world's richest football club

Six Premier League teams feature among the top 10, with United joined by Arsenal, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham.

Last Updated: May 13, 2016, 12:13 PM IST
Real Madrid overshadow Barcelona, Manchester United to emerge as world's richest football club

New Delhi: According to Forbes’ 2016 list, Real Madrid have emerged as the world's richest football club.

As per the list, Real Madrid remain the globe’s wealthiest outfit among all the top clubs, with a valuation of £2.515 billion. Madrid's arch-rivals Barcelona are valued at £2.449bn.

Six Premier League teams feature among the top 10, with United joined by Arsenal, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham.

Forbes' top 10 world's most valuable football teams:

1 Real Madrid - US$3.645 bn (£2.52billion)

2 Barcelona - $3.549bn (£2.46bn)

3 Manchester United - $3.317bn (£2.3bn)

4 Bayern Munich - $2.678bn (£1.85bn)

5 Arsenal - $2.017bn (£1.4bn)

6 Manchester City - $1.921bn (£1.33bn)

7 Chelsea - $1.661bn (£1.15bn)

8 Liverpool - $1.548bn (£1.07bn)

9 Juventus - $1.299bn (£900million)

10 Tottenham - $1.017bn (£704m)