Thanks to surging revenues and owners with deep pockets, the Premier League clubs were able to spend €2.2bn on new players last year, nearly as Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, and Ligue 1 combined. Today, the combined market value of all England’s top-flight clubs stands at a jaw-dropping €10.1bn, the price tag which undoubtedly leads to impressive results.
According to data presented by Safe Betting Sites, Premier League clubs top UEFA 5-year ranking with a total of 103.100 scored points, or nearly 20% more than top-tier Spanish football teams.
2020/21 was Premier League’s Best Season in the Last Five Years
UEFA rankings consider the performance of individual clubs and clubs as a collective from each national association to determine seeding, revenue distribution, and entry into UEFA club competitions, namely the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
The official UEFA data show England’s top-flight clubs are far above any other country in the 5-year ranking, with a total of 103.141 scored points. Spain ranked second with 88.855 points or nearly 20% less than England. German top-tier football teams scored 79.106 points in the same period, ranking third on the UEFA list. Italy, France, and Netherlands follow, with 71.497, 59.497, and 56.700 points, respectively.
Analyzed by seasons, 2020/21 was the best season for the Premier League clubs, bringing in 24.357 points. In comparison, they scored only 18.571 points a season before and 21.200 points in the season 2021/22. Statistics show the 2022/23 season, which ends in five months, brought them 16.571 points, compared to Spain’s 12.428 points and Germany’s 13.750.
Manchester City Tops UEFA Ranking with Only One Point More than Bayern Munich
Analyzed by clubs, statistics show that Manchester City tops the UEFA 5-year ranking but is in a tight race with Bayern Munich. The Premier League club, which has the highest market value of all football clubs and two out of five top-valued players in the world, has scored 103 points in the last five years.
Still, that is only one point less than the second-ranked Bayern Munich. Last year, Germany’s most successful football club won its tenth consecutive Bundesliga title, which no team in one of Europe’s top five leagues had ever done. The German club has also climbed the chart of most-valuable football clubs globally. According to Transfer Market data, Bayern Munich is now the third most-valuable club in the football world behind Manchester City and Chelsea, with a market value of €928 million.
Liverpool FC stands third in UEFA 5-year ranking with 123 scored points, the same as Chelsea FC as the next club on the list. Paris Saint-Germain, the home club of superstars Kylian Mbappé, Neymar, and Lionel Messi, rounds the top five list, with 112 scored points in the last five years.