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Man United Named the Most Valuable Club in the Premier League
- Real Madrid and Manchester United have emerged as the most valuable clubs in the world
- The list is dominated by Premier League clubs, with six making the top 10
- Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Arsenal all featured in the top 10
Manchester United have emerged as the most valuable club in the Premier League in a list of 30 most valuable clubs in the world.
The 30 clubs are estimated to be worth an average of $2.17 billion.
Forbes reports the increase in value has been fuelled by the higher enterprise multiples that buyers are paying for teams.
According to the publication, La Liga giants are currently the most valuable club in the world, with multiple Champions League winners valued at $6.07 billion.
Manchester United are the highest-ranked team from the Premier League, with the Old Trafford dwellers placed second on the charts with an estimated value of $6 billion.
Barcelona are placed third in the list at $5.51 billion ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City, who complete the top five podium.
Elsewhere, The Sun reports Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as Premier League sides Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal, finish off the top 10.
MLS clubs feature in top 30
Whereas the top 30 list is dominated by European clubs, especially those from England, Major League Soccer teams also feature in the latest rankings.
Los Angeles Football Club are the highest-placed team from the MLS, with the side estimated value of $1 billion affording them a 17th-place finish.
Other clubs from the MLS in the list include David Beckham's LA Galaxy, Atalanta United, and Wayne Rooney-tutored outfit DC United.
Below are top 30 most valuable teams
1. Real Madrid (Spain) - $6.07 billion
2. Manchester United (England) - $6 billion
3. Barcelona (Spain) - $5.51 billion
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4. Liverpool (England) - $5.29 billion
5. Manchester City (England) - $4.99 billion
6. Bayern Munich (Germany) - $4.86 billion
7. PSG (France) - $4.21 billion
8. Chelsea (England) - 3-1 billion
9. Tottenham Hotspur (England) - $2.8 billion
10. Arsenal (England) - $2.26 billion
11. Juventus (Italy) - $2.21 billion
12. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) - $1.93 billion
13. Atletico Madrid (Spain) - $1.54 billion
14. AC Milan (Italy) - $1.4 billion
15. West Ham United (England) - $1.08 billion
16. Inter Milan (Italy) - $1.03 billion
17. LAFC (MLS) - $1 billion
18. LA Galaxy (MLS) - $925 million
19. Atlanta United FC (MLS) - $850 million
20. Crystal Palace (England) - $806 million
21. New York City FC (MLS) - $800 million
22. Newcastle United (England) - $794 million
23. Leicester City (England) - $781 million
24. Aston Villa (England) - $756 million
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25. Everton (England) - $744 million
26. Lyon (France) - $734 million
27. AS Roma (Italy) - $724 million
28. DC United (MLS) - $700 million
29. Toronto FC (MLS) - $690 million
30. Austin FC (MLS) - $680 million
Man United backed to challenge City
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Sergio Aguero believes Manchester City will face stiff competition from Arsenal and Man United for the Premier League title next season.
City have been dominant in the EPL in recent years, with Pep Guardiola's men lifting the title five times in the last six years.
The Citizens were crowned the English champions for the third time running this season after they beat closest challengers Arsenal to the crown.