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Manchester United are set to become the richest club in the world.

Manchester United are set to become the worlds richest football club by the end of next season, in a report published today by financial experts, Deloitte.

Manchester United have currently dropped to third in the money list, but this is due to Manchester Uniteds failure to qualify for last seasons Champions League. Now they made it back to the tournament this term, despite their poor showing, and combined with the new Premier League TV deal, and Manchester United’s £750million deal with adidas, then the 20 times champions of England will have unrivalled riches.

This news will be music to executive vice chaiman, Ed Woodward’s ears, as he strives to bring the games biggest stars to Old Trafford, with Neymar, Gareth Bale and John Stones all linked, amongst many more.

Despite Manchester United missing on the 2014/15 Champions League, their revenue only dropped by £38m, whilst their commercial revenue grew to over £200m, a 4% increase.

Dan Jones from Deloitte said;

Despite seeing their revenue decrease and slipping into third place, Manchester United again showed the strength of their business, with commercial revenues increasing despite disappointing results on the pitch.

The return to Champions League football, as well as the commencement of a number of significant commercial partnerships will only strengthen united in 2015/16. With this in mind it would not be surprised to see United top next years Money League for the first time in 12 years, with the club forecasting revenues of around £500 million.

Here is this years football Money League

  1. Real Madrid £439m
  2. Barcelona £426.6m
  3. Manchester Utd £395.2m
  4. PSG £365.8m
  5. Bayern Munich £365.8m
  6. Manchester City £352.6m
  7. Arsenal £331.3m
  8. Chelsea £319.5m
  9. Liverpool £298.1m
  10. Juventus £246.4m
  11. Borrussia Dortmund £213.5m
  12. Tottenham £195.9m
  13. Schalke £167.1m
  14. AC Milan £151.5m
  15. Atletico Madrid £142.3m
  16. Roma £137.2m
  17. Newcastle £128.8m
  18. Everton £125.6m
  19. Inter Milan £125.4m
  20. West Ham £122.4m

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