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Richard Bell

Here’s how much money Manchester United made last year

Manchester United continue to rank among the world’s most lucrative football clubs, according to new data.

Figures released today (September 21) show that United pulled a profit of £39.2m in the 12 months to June 30 2017, up 7.7% in comparison to the £36.4m recorded the year previous.

Turnover was also up, rising year on year by 12.8% to £581.2m.

While Commercial remains the club’s biggest revenue source, accounting for £275.5m of the total, Broadcasting saw the highest level of sales growth, leaping 38.2% to £194m.

Among the deals United reportedly signed during the period was a tie-up with dating app Tinder as their first ever sleeve sponsor.

Matchday earnings, meanwhile, grew by 4.7% to £111.6m.

MUFC’s executive vice chairman, Ed Woodward, said: “We concluded a successful 2016/17 season with a total of three trophies and a return to Champions League football.

“The year saw us set record revenues of over £581m and achieve a record EBITDA of £199.8m.”

He added: “We are pleased with the investment in our squad and look forward to an exciting season.”

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