​Spanish giants, ​Barcelona generated more money than any other club for the first time last season according to Deloitte's Football Money League, with the Catalan's overtaking rivals, ​Real Madrid to top the list.


The defending La Liga champions earned £741.1million in revenue in the 2018-19 season, with Madrid falling to second with £667.5m, while ​Manchester United's image as the biggest football club in the world took a serious hit as they could only finish in third with earnings of £627.1m.


Bundesliga champions, ​Bayern Munich continued to assert their supremacy in Germany netting £581.8m in the last year, while French giants, Paris Saint-Germain rounded up the top five with earnings of £560.5m.



The massive money in the Premier League is seen as five English clubs in ​Manchester City​Liverpool​Chelsea and ​Tottenham Hotspur other than the Red Devils featuring in the top 10, with the biggest jump in fortunes seen in the earnings of Tottenham who saw increased revenues of 21% to jump to eighth-place with £459.3m.


It will be interesting to see which club comes out on top next year or if the heavyweights of Europe continue to dominate the list when it comes to earnings and revenue for the forseeable future.



Most revenue by clubs in 2018-19

PositionTeamRevenue £
Source: Deloitte Football Money League
1Barcelona741.1
2Real Madrid667.5
3Manchester United627.1
4Bayern Munich581.8
5Paris St-Germain560.5
6Manchester City538.2
7Liverpool533
8Tottenham459.3
9Chelsea452.2
10Juventus405.2