Real Madrid football's biggest brand ahead of Man Utd

The Premiership has dominated a list of Europe's biggest football brands.

Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool have all progressed to the last eight of the Champions League, and the 'Top Four' have been joined by Tottenham, Newcastle, West Ham and Manchester City in the list published in Champions magazine.

Real Madrid is Europe’s most valuable football brand worth a total of £271million which is an increase of 7 per cent on last year.

Independent consultancy experts Brand Finance have used 'market share, market growth and company financials' to draw up the list. The top five, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Barcelona, Chelsea and Liverpool top the £1billion mark.

The full list is:

1) Real Madrid - £271m

2) Manchester United - £264m

3) Barcelona - £215m

4) Arsenal - £201m

5) Chelsea - £184m

6) Liverpool - £165m

7) Bayern Munich - £147m

8) Milan - £134m

9) Juventus - £95m

10) Internazionale - £84m

11) Tottenham - £81m

12) Roma - £59m

13) Newcastle United - £55m

14) Hamburg - £52m

15) Schalke 04 - £48m

16) Lyon - £48m

17) Benfica - £44m

18) West Ham - £41m

19) Celtic - £36m

20) Manchester City - £33m

After their move to Emirates stadium, Arsenal now lead the matchday revenues with £103m followed by Manchester United (£93m), Chelsea (£74m), Barcelona, (£60m) and Real Madrid (£54m).

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