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Liverpool vs Chelsea – An Economic Snapshot
Liverpool and Chelsea will meet in what promises to be one of the EPL’s most exciting matches this season.
The infographic below highlights some of the main economic indicators of both clubs including their total revenue for the 2015-16 season broken down by matchday, TV broadcasting and commercial revenue according to the latest Deloitte Money League Report.
SQUAD MARKET VALUE
According to www.transfermarkt.de the most valued players for each squad are:
- Roberto Firmino valued at €35 M
- Philippe Coutinho valued at €35 M
- Jordan Henderson valued €28M
- Eden Hazard valued at €65 M
- Diego Costa valued at €45 M
- Cesc Fabregas valued €45 M
SHIRT & KIT SPONSORSHIP REVENUE
Liverpool earn an estimated 75 million euros annually from the kit and shirt sponsorship agreements with New Balance and Standard Chartered while Chelsea earn 95.5 million annually from the sponsorship agreements with Adidas and Yokohama Tyres. It is worth noting that as of next season the Blues will earn substantially more from their kit deal as they have agreed to a deal worth approximately 70 million euros annually with Nike.
TOTAL REVENUE 2016
This year´s Deloitte Money League Report which looks at the numbers from 2015/16 season ranked Chelsea and Liverpool as the eighth and ninth highest revenue earning clubs in world football respectively. Chelsea earned 447.4 million euros last year while Liverpool earned 403.8 million euros.
According to Total Sportek, it is reported that Jurgen Klopp earns 8.2 million euros per season to lead Liverpool while Antonio Conte takes in an approximate 7.5 million euros annually at Stamford Bridge.