There is a growing rise of super clubs in the European football that has certainly raised many eyebrows among the pundits and critics.
According to a report from Deloitte, Europe’s top 20 clubs revenues have increased from 8 to 12 percent. As a result, the richest clubs have indeed made much money than the rest. The revenue ratio between world richest club and the 20th richest club is 4:1 at the moment.
The big leagues in Europe, such as have certainly ruled the roost for the past couple of years. Only ten teams have managed to retain their position in the top 20. The biggest clubs in Europe outside biggest leagues have failed to break into the Top 20.
A report compiled by UEFA revealed that a group of elite Superclubs is dominating the game of football and have made significant gains over the past five years.
The top clubs have added a whopping €1,514m in sponsorship deals and commercial revues over the past six years in comparison to the rest of Europe’s 700 top clubs.
The report also revealed that super clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Manchester United had earned revenues over €600m (£520m) – which is landmark accomplished for the first time. The top 20 clubs made total revenue of €7.4bn.
The English Premier League’s most successful club, Manchester United has maintained its position among the top 5 for last five years. They have seen positive growth in the previous two decades or so.
The report also states the Manchester United has seen tremendous success and growth due to a significant rise in commercial sales.
The effect of Brexit might have a detrimental impact on Premier League elite teams like Manchester United, who might lose their place in Europe’s top 5 clubs over the coming years.