MANCHESTER UNITED has lost its position as the holder of the most lucrative shirt sponsorship deal in world football.
Back in February, the Red Devils announced the global tech company TeamViewer will be their new shirt sponsor.
The two sides have agreed to a huge five-year deal worth £235m.
However, bumper contract worth £16m LESS THAN per year than its old counterpart Chevrolet.
That means Man Utd have fallen below Real Madrid as the owner of the most valuable shirt contract in the world.
Before that, United made a whopping £61m a year from American car giant Chevrolet.
Until this year, that fee is even higher – at £64m – with the figure dropping after United agreed to a contract extension until the end of 2021 with potential suitors spooked by the pandemic. coronavirus.
Unfortunately for the Old Trafford giants, their deal came to an end at a bad time, as companies – and football in general – were hit hard by Covid.
United will therefore be delighted to have agreed to a £47m-a-year deal with TeamViewer.
The Red Devils may have dropped down the rankings, but not far – now second to Barcelona, Rakuten’s contract is also worth £47m-a-year.
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Paris Saint-Germain are slightly behind them in fourth place, with their contract with Accor worth £43m-per-season.
Five of the next six clubs excelled out of the Premier League.
Chelsea’s deal with Three sees them raking in £40m a season – fifth on the list.
Manchester City’s £39m/year deal with Etihad Airways puts them in sixth place.
Bayern Munich are seventh, with a partnership with T-Mobile worth £36m per season.
Liverpool’s deal with Standard Chartered sees them outperform North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham.
The Red Devils take in £27m a year, more than the Gunners (Emirates, £26m) and Spurs (AIA, £25m).
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