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ManU Tops European Football Rich List, Knocking Off Real Madrid

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 20 / 17

ManU may have "lost its place at the summit of the English Premier League in recent years, but it has returned to the top of the annual ranking of Europe’s richest football clubs for the first time in more than a decade," according to Murad A...

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