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Man Utd drop out of top three as Liverpool climb and Arsenal fall in rich list

Manchester United have fallen outside of the top three richest clubs in the world while Liverpool have climbed three places, according to Forbes.

European champions Bayern Munich have moved above Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils, who have slipped down to fourth place despite being valued at £3.05billion.

Barcelona remain the world’s most valuable football club, worth a staggering £3.46billion – although the difference between themselves and bitter rivals Real Madrid in second is fractional.

Premier League champions Liverpool are ranked fifth and are valued at £2.98billion, with Manchester City,Chelsea and Arsenal ranked sixth, seventh and eighth respectively.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United have fallen outside of the top three

The Reds recently struck a deal with private equity firm RedBird Capital, which saw Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group sell a 10 per cent stake of their business for £538million.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola may have a huge budget to work with compared to Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, but the Citizens are valued at £2.91billion.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are valued at £2.33billion and Arsenal at £2.04billion.

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have moved up to fifth and are valued at £2.98billion
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have moved up to fifth and are valued at £2.98billion

Last season’s Champions League finalists and French giants Paris Saint-Germain have been ranked ninth, while Tottenham bring up the rear in tenth and are valued at £1.67billion.

Here’s the full list below, according to Forbes.

1. Barcelona – $4.76billion (£3.46bn)

2. Real Madrid – $4.75billion (£3.46bn)

3. Bayern Munich – $4.22billion (£3.07bn)

4. Manchester United – $4.2billion (£3.06bn)

5. Liverpool – $4.1billion (£2.98bn)

6. Manchester City – $4billion (£2.91bn)

7. Chelsea – $3.2billion (£2.33bn)

8. Arsenal – $2.8billion (£2.04bn)

9. Paris Saint-Germain – $2.5billion (£1.82bn)

10. Tottenham Hotspur – $2.3billion (£1.67bn)




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