Everything is pointing in good direction for Barcelona now after their summer vows with the shocking departure of Neymar. Now the Catalan club are on course to become the world’s highest earning sports club, with record revenues of £804m (€897m) forecast for the financial year 2017/18. As much as Neymar sale brought a bad feeling at the club, the cash realised from the sale boosted the revenue, reports from Barcelona official website.
The Brazilian superstar moved to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record transfer fee of £198m (€222m) in August, while the Catalans are the highest earning club check out cheap soccer cleats in the market
“We’re presenting figures for this season which are the highest of any club in the world,” Barcelona CEO Oscar Grau said at a news conference on Wednesday. “No other teams – not even in the NBA or the NFL – reach these numbers. The club is on track to reach its target [of generating €1bn a year] by 2021.”
The five time champions league winner made announcement about of their 2016/17 season which ended on June 30 2017 earnings to be £635m (€708m) and project a 27 per cent increase for the current campaign. That would mark a fifth consecutive season of record revenue for the Catalan giants, bet free with betfred free bet as the Catalans gets in for Champions League action
Their revenue trumps that of English giant, Manchester United who was the highest earning club in England. The Red Devils posted revenue of £581.2m (€648.2m) for the year ending 30 June 2017, after becoming the first British club to break the half-billion mark the previous season.
All that is left for Barca now is to manifest their financial power on the field of play and try to win the Champions league and La Liga that their arch rival, Real Madrid won both last season. With Messi also set to sign a new contract there can be a better time than this for the club.