Europe: leading professional football clubs 2019, by average player value

In 2019, Manchester City was the team with the highest average player value which amounted to 49.3 million euros. FC Barcelona held the second position with an average player value of 48.3 million euros. Manchester City plays in the English Premier League which is the most successful of the 'Big Five' football leagues in Europe.


The top five football leagues in Europe consist of the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga, the German Bundesliga, the Italian Serie A and the French Ligue 1. Combined they generate a revenue of approximately 18 billion euros of which the Premier League accounts for roughly six billion. The average revenue for a single club comes to 267 million euros in England, followed by 150 million euros in Germany.

Brand Values

The highest brand value among football leagues is that of Englands Premier League, standing at roughly 8.7 billion euros as of 2019. Within the Premier League Manchester United has the highest brand value among the teams with 1.65 billion in U.S. dollars. However it is worth mentioning that this is a decrease from the previous season and that Manchester City as well as Liverpool have significantly increased in Value in the last seasons.

Leading professional football clubs in Europe in 2019, by average player value

Average player value in million euro
Manchester City FC 49.3
FC Barcelona48.3
Liverpool FC 47.2
Atlético de Madrid 42
Real Madrid CF 41.7
Paris Saint-Germain FC 39.4
Chelsea FC 38.3
Tottenham Hotspur FC 38.1
FC Bayern München37.5
Juventus FC34.3
Manchester United FC 33.8
Arsenal FC27.1
FC Internazionale Milano 24.9
Borussia Dortmund 22
SSC Napoli 20.7
AC Milan 19.5
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Release date

May 2019



Survey time period

1st January 2019

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