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  • Writer's pictureSebastian Friedrich

Top 20 clubs with the highest equity in the 2020/21 season

In the world of professional football, equity plays an important role as it reflects a team's financial flexibility and stability. The 2020/2021 season was a unique one, as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the finances of many clubs. Nonetheless, there were some top clubs that stood out due to their solid financial position and high equity values.

This list ranks the top 20 football clubs by equity in the 2020/2021 season. The figures show the financial flexibility these clubs have and their ability to act in the transfer market and prepare for competition.

  1. Manchester United - 910 million euros

  2. Manchester City - 803 million euros

  3. FC Chelsea - 583 million euros

  4. Real Madrid - 533 million euros

  5. Bayern Munich - 492 million euros

  6. Arsenal London - 394 million euros

  7. Tottenham Hotspur - 387 million euros

  8. Paris Saint-Germain - 355 million euros

  9. Borussia Dortmund - 305 million euros

  10. TSG Hoffenheim - 275 million euros

  11. Juventus Turin - 239 million euros

  12. Liverpool FC - 238 million euros

  13. Olympique Lyon - 230 million euros

  14. Ajax Amsterdam - 229 million euros

  15. Benfica Lisbon - 221 million euros

  16. Bayer Leverkusen - 200 million euros

  17. Atalanta Bergamo - 158 million euros

  18. CSKA Moscow - 141 million euros

  19. Athletic Bilbao - 137 million euros

  20. RB Leipzig - 131 million euros

In summary, equity is an important indicator of financial strength and stability for football clubs. In the 2020/2021 season, there were some top clubs that stood out due to their high levels of equity, including Manchester United, Manchester City, FC Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich. Despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, these clubs were able to remain active in the transfer market and prepare for competition due to their solid financial position and high equity.

However, it remains to be seen how club finances will evolve in the future, especially in light of the ongoing pandemic and possible changes in football club financing.


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