Manchester United top Forbes’ Most Valuable Soccer Teams List for the first time in five years, with the club now worth £2.86bn.

1. United – £2.86bn
2. Barcelona – £2.82bn
3. Real Madrid – £2.77bn
4. Bayern Munich – £2.10bn
5. Manchester City – £1.61bn
6. Arsenal – £1.49bn
7. Chelsea – £1.43bn
8. Liverpool – £1.15bn
9. Juventus – £0.98bn
10. Tottenham Hotspur – £0.82bn

United generated revenues of £593m during the 2015-16 season, some £60m more than both Barcelona and Real Madrid. We are also by far the most profitable football club in the world, posting operating income of £223m – £83m more than runners-up Real Madrid.

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