Man City: Premier League champions have first billion-euro squad, says study
Manchester Metropolis have assembled the first billion-euro squad, says a document by the CIES Football Observatory.
Metropolis, who’ve benefitted vastly since the Abu Dhabi community takeover in 2008, spent (1.014bn/£906m) on their fresh gamers with Paris St-Germain (913m euros) and Exact Madrid (902m euros) in second and third.
The Premier League champions’ squad is worth 32 occasions the price of Norwich’s.
Manchester United have the second most expensive English squad (751m euros).
CIES, the soccer statistics analysis community based fully fully in Switzerland, looked on the senior gamers in every team in all four of Europe’s splendid leagues – Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga.
Paderborn, promoted to the German high flight within the summertime, had been came right thru to have the cheapest squad, valued at 4m euros (£3.57m).
The quit 10
Club / squad designate in euros
1. Manchester Metropolis – 1.014 billion
2. Paris St-Germain – 913m
3. Exact Madrid – 902m
4. Manchester United – 751m
5. Juventus – 719m
6. Barcelona – 697m
7. Liverpool – 639m
8. Chelsea – 561m
9. Atletico Madrid – 550m
10. Arsenal – 498m
11. Everton – 486m
12. Tottenham Hotspur – 465m
19. Leicester Metropolis – 312m
21. West Ham United – 259m