.Forbes Magazine has released it's annual list of the most valuable clubs in World football, the ranking seeks to create a hierarchy of clubs with the most value over the course of a calendar year.
The lat time Forbes released the ranking Manchester United were placed third but they have been knocked out of the top three, in recent times two clubs have been ever present in the top three, Real Madrid and Barcelona and once again they have maintained their spot.
It's also weird that no Italian club has made the top 10 most valuable clubs, the likes of Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan have not made the list.
Here are the 10 most valuable clubs in World football.
1. Barcelona - Worth $4.76B
The Catalan club currently holds the no.1 spot as the most valuable club in the world, their huge on field successes over the years has really gone a long way to taking the club past Real Madrid.
2. Real Madrid - Worth $4.75B
The no.1 spot usually belongs to Real Madrid but their Laliga rivals Barcelona has usurped them, currently occupying the second spot more on field successes and a better administrative management will definitely see them reclaim the first position.
3. Bayern Munich - Worth $4.22B
The only German team on the list, Bayern recently won the UEFA Champions League and their domestic dominance has really improved the clubs value.
4. Manchester United - Worth $4.2B
The red devil's are the highest ranking English team in the top 10 most valuable clubs, the clubs decline since the retirement of Alex Ferguson has really impacted on the clubs value, United and Real Madrid used to hold the no.1 and no. 2 spots.
5. Liverpool - Worth $4.1B
The resurgence under Jurgen Klopp has had a huge impact on the clubs ranking, two major trophies in two years, the Champions League and Premier League.
6. Manchester City - $4B
The citizens have benefited greatly from their oil rich owners, before the takeover by the Arabs Man City were almost an insignificant club in world football
7. Chelsea - $3.2B
Another huge beneficiary of rich owners, Chelsea have been one of the top clubs in recent times although the past years haven't really produced much successes in the pitch.
8. Arsenal - $2.8B
The gunners have really dropped down the pecking order over the past couple of years, this could be a result of their poor performances on the field.
9. PSG - $2.5B
Paris Saint Germain are the only French team on the list, they are also beneficiaries of rich owners which has enabled them dominate the Ligue 1 for a very long time now.
10. Tottenham - $2.3B
Over the years Spurs have become one of the top clubs in English football, they have also become somewhat of a big club in Europe.
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