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Newcastle United squad named amongst most expensively assembled in Europe – New report

2 years ago

The Newcastle United squad has been listed in a new report looking at the most expensively assembled squads in Europe.

The report from the CIES Football Observatory shows that Manchester City are the first club to cost a billion euros to assemble.

Guardiola’s current squad costing 1.014 bn euros, which equates to approximately £908m at Monday’s exchange rate.

Of the 12 most expensive (clubs analysed from the big five European Leagues – England, Germany, Spain, Italy, France), there are seven from the Premier League, showing the financial muscle of English clubs.

When it comes to the 30 most expensive, 15 of them are from the Premier League.

The Newcastle United squad is said to have cost 227m euros – approximately £203m.

This ranks it as the 10th most expensively assembled Premier League squad and 23rd most expensive of the clubs in the big five European leagues.

The 30 most expensively assembled squads in the big five European leagues as per CIES Football Observatory – Figures in millions of euros:

1014 Manchester City

913 Paris St-Germain

902 Real Madrid

751 Manchester United

719 Juventus

697 Barcelona

639 Liverpool

561 Chelsea

550 Atletico Madrid

498 Arsenal

486 Everton

465 Tottenham

408 AC Milan

364 Inter Milan

352 Bayern Munich

348 Monaco

325 Napoli

321 Borussia Dortmund

312 Leicester City

266 Valencia

259 West Ham

254 Roma

251 Bayer Leverkusen

227 Newcastle United

220 Lyon

218 Southampton

217 Wolves

215 Bournemouth

214 Aston Villa

208 Crystal Palace


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