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Liverpool Named Europe's Top Selling Club, With Transfer Income Of $493M In Last 6 Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 23 / 16

Liverpool has been named Europe’s biggest selling club "after receiving more money through transfer fees than any other club over the past six years, a study has discovered," according to Jack de Menezes of the London INDEPENDENT. The cl...

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