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Manchester United Becomes First English Club To Post Revenue Of Over £500 Million  

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Manchester United Becomes First English Club To Post Revenue Of Over £500 Million  


Manchester United has become the first British club to post revenues in excess of half-a-billion pounds for a single year, it has emerged. 
The club isn’t to do so in world football, with Barcelona benefiting from a strong euro against the pound to post a revenue of £571 million in July.

The Red Devils earned £515.3 million in 2015-16, a rise of roughly 30% from the last financial overview.

Meanwhile, the club still have a large amount of debt from when the Glazers took over, now totalling £260.9 million after a 2% increase this year.

Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was happy with the results, claiming it will help the team to challenge for silverware in the near future.

‘This strong financial performance has enabled us to invest in our squad, team management and facilities to position us to challenge for, and win, trophies in the coming years,’ said the 44-year-old.

Man Utd financial year

Total revenue: £515.3m

Commercial revenue: £268.3m

Match day revenue: £106.6m

Wage bill: £232.2m

Louis van Gaal and coaches pay-off: £8.4m

14 new sponsorship deals

United’s commercial sector alone brought in £268.3 million, which only 11 clubs in world football make more than in total.

Financial successes, such as the then record-breaking £750 million ten-year Adidas kit deal signed in 2014, have become a regular occurrence for the club – who have also splashed out with the cash to sign players such as Paul Pogba.

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  1. Bomi

    September 13, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Best club with the best coach in the whole wide world… What else do you expect?

    • Pedro

      September 13, 2016 at 12:18 pm

      Best coach ? What of the tiki taka man in man city? Is he not better than Morhino ? Just asking .

  2. Mannyxander

    September 14, 2016 at 5:19 am

    And yet they are playing in the Europa league… lmao

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