Man Utd pip Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in world

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Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout, Deloitte’s “Money League” report said Tuesday.

It is the 10th time United have topped Deloitte’s list, with a revenue in 2016/17 of 676 million euros ($828 million, £593 million) — just 1.7 million euros ahead of the Spanish giants.

United on Monday confirmed the signing of Chile striker Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal which is expected to make him the Premier League’s highest-paid player.

Barcelona — one of Sanchez’s former clubs — are third in the 21st edition of the list compiled by the British-based business advisory firm, followed by Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Arsenal.

Combined revenue for the top 20 Money League clubs in the 2016/17 season grew six percent to 7.9 billion euros, a…



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