Manchester United continues to be richest football club

London: Manchester United has once again been named as the richest football club in the world.

It has taken the top spot in the list of world’s 20 richest football clubs, which is compiled by Deloitte, for the second successive time, and 10th overall.

In a close fight between Manchester United and Real Madrid for the top spot, the former won with a close gap of €1.7m, reports the Telegraph.

Trailing United and Real Madrid is Barcelona, followed by Bayern Munich on fourth.

This time there is a record 10 English Premier League clubs in the top 20.

Manchester City retained the fifth spot while Arsenal, Paris St-Germain, Chelsea, Liverpool and Juventus occupied were placed from six to 10.