'La Liga' logo is seen on the ball of the Spanish league football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Levante UD at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on April 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS        (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Total Debt of Top Seven Clubs in the Spanish La Liga

Palco 23 has published an economic report detailing the financial situation of La Liga clubs at the end of the season. 


We take a look at the top seven teams who have some major financial dues to settle.

7. Sevilla

The oldest football club in Spain, Sevilla rank seventh in the top La Liga teams who have the most amount of debt to pay.


Sevilla are under an obligation to pay their debt amounting to 40.24 million euros.

6. Villarreal

Villareal enjoyed a steady season in the top division this season and came fifth in the final La Liga standings of the 2017-18 season, thus qualifying for the Europa League for next season.


On the financial side, the club owes 63.12 million euros to it's investors.

5. Real Betis

Based in Seville, Real Betis had quite a positive 2017-18 season as they came sixth in the La Liga standings.


Their total debt owed to outside parties is 80.93 million euros.

4. Valencia

Valencia came fourth in this season's La Liga and have performed quite well to qualify for the Champions League next season.


Things however, don't look good for them on the financial side as they 338.68 million euros in debt.

3. Real Madrid

The reigning European champions Real Madrid are the third highest indebted club in Spain with a total amounting to 373.22 million euros.

2. FC Barcelona

The La Liga champions are second in the list of teams who have highest debt owing to the amount of 501.63 million euros

1. Atletico Madrid

The Rojiblancos hold the highest debt in the Spanish league with an overall amount of 739.43 million euros.