Manchester United becomes world's richest football club

Manchester United stadiumLondon: English Premier League side Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world in the 2015-16 season.

According to a report published by Deloitte, United regained first place in the Money League with a record revenue of 689 million euros ($735 million), breaking the 11-year hold that Spanish giants Real Madrid had on the top spot, reports Xinhua.

Spain's FC Barcelona finished second with 620.2 million euros ($661.7 million) and Real Madrid dropped to third with 620.1 million euros ($ 661.5 million).

English champions Leicester City were the 20th highest revenue generating club in world football.

Boosted by their title-winning campaign, their 2015-16 revenue of 172.1 million euros ($ 183.6 million) is almost five times as much as the amount they generated in the 2013-14 season.

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Following is the 1 to 10 of the Deloitte Money League Table for the 2015-16 season:

1. Manchester United

2. FC Barcelona

3. Real Madrid

4. Bayern Munich

5. Manchester City

6. Paris St-Germain

7. Arsenal

8. Chelsea

9. Liverpool

10. Juventus