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Manchester United Total Expenditure vs Revenue 2022

Revenue Expenditure Net Total Debt
£582.81m  £573.06m  £9.75m  £530.2m

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Ofgem, HMRC, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Ofgem, HMRC, Sponsorlytix

Total Expenditure£573.06m

Total Yearly Expenditure Breakdown

Most of Manchester United expenses, just like any other football club in the world, comes from player salaries (payroll). Here is how football clubs spread their expenditure:

  1. Player Payroll
  2. Player Transfers
  3. Executive Staff Payroll
  4. Debt Payments
  5. Agent Fees
  6. Marketing Costs
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  7. Transportation costs
  8. Stadium Costs

Player Payroll:

Manchester United spends a total of £295.20 million on players annual payroll as of fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, and £59,041,000 in annual taxes. Players making up to £50,270 per year are subject to 20% tax rate, which is also known as the basic tax rate. Taxes on income over this threshold are 40%. (higher rate). The extra rate is another name for the third tax bracket. Any income over £150,000 is subject to a 45% tax rate.

 

Manchester United Players Payroll Breakdown

Weekly Payroll Average Weekly Payroll Annual Payroll  Average Yearly Payroll  Income Tax
£4,541,615  £130,090  £236,164,000  £6,764,685  £59,041,000

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, HMRC, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, HMRC, Sponsorlytix

 

Manchester United Players Payroll 

 Player Name Payroll (Yearly) Payroll (Weekly)
Cristiano Ronaldo  £26,800,000  £515,385
David De Gea  £19,500,000  £375,000
Jadon Sancho  £18,200,000  £350,000
Raphael Varane  £17,680,000  £340,000
Carlos Casimiro  £15,600,000  £300,000
Anthony Martial  £13,000,000  £250,000
Bruno Fernandes  £12,480,000  £240,000
Marcus Rashford  £10,400,000  £200,000
Harry Maguire  £9,875,000  £189,904
Christian Eriksen  £7,800,000  £150,000
Luke Shaw  £7,800,000  £150,000
Frederico de Paula Santos  £6,240,000  £120,000
Victor Lindelof  £6,240,000  £120,000
Lisandro Martínez  £6,240,000  £120,000
 Donny van de Beek  £6,240,000  £120,000
 Aaron Wan-Bissaka  £4,680,000  £90,000
 Mason Greenwood  £3,900,000 £75,000
 Phil Jones  £3,900,000  £75,000
 Brandon Williams  £3,380,000  £65,000
 Scott McTominay  £3,120,000  £60,000
 Axel Tuanzebe  £2,600,000  £50,000
 Tom Heaton  £2,180,000  £41,923
 Amad Diallo  £1,500,000  £28,846
 Diogo Dalot  £1,300,000  £25,000
 Tahith Chong  £1,040,000  £20,000
 Facundo Pellistri  £1,000,000  £19,231
 James Garner  £880,000  £16,923
 Anthony Elanga  £470,000  £9,038
 Teden Mengi  £180,000  £3,462
Tyrell Malacia  £6,240,000  £120,000
     
Loan    
     
Dean Henderson  £5,200,000  
Alex Telles  £4,840,000  
Eric Bailly  £4,160,000  
Amad Diallo  £1,500,000  
Álvaro Fernandez  £1,500,000  

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

Player Transfers: Manchester United spent a total of £230.37 million on player arrivals in the summer (2022/23) and generated a total of £26 million on departures. Ending the summer transfer window with a -£204.37 million net.

Premier League teams spent a total of £1.9 billion on gross transfers during the summer 2022 transfer window, which is by a margin of £487.8 million the largest amount ever recorded during a single transfer window.

Manchester United spent a total of £2.13 billion on player arrivals in their all time Premier League transfers expenditure (1992/93 to 2022/23), taking in an income of £729.2 million with a net of -£1.4 billion.

 

Manchester United All Time Premier League Players Transfers

Expenditure Arrivals Income Departure Balance Season 22/23 Net
£2.13b  520  £729.29m  519  £-1.4b  £-204.37m

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

Executive Staff Payroll: The best paid directors of Premier League football teams make far more money than the highest paid directors at comparable-sized non-football businesses. The average chief executive remuneration in the UK is £215,879. Manchester United pays in the region of £4.3 million to their directors and executive staff each year.

Debt Payments: Manchester United has a total of £530.2 million in debt on their books and shell out £21.2 million on yearly payments (including interest).

Stadium Costs: A 90-minute match uses up to 25,000 KWh of electricity. As per the current Ofgem rates, Electricity costs £0.52 per kWh + Daily standing charge: £0.46 and Gas costs £0.15 per kWh + Daily standing charge: £0.28. It costs Manchester United approximately 28000 Khw on average per home game, that is£19,030.1 per game and£361,571.9 per season. 

Agent Fees: The 20 Premier League teams managed to pay agents £272.6 million this transfer window, despite all the discussion that football must cut back on its expenditures on transfer fees and wages in light of the financial calamity brought on by the epidemic. Manchester United paid £29.03 million in agent fees for their transfer business.

Marketing Costs: Manchester United offers a variety of officially-licensed goods with the AFC Bournemouth name and logo, from bed coverings to coffee cups apart from the marketing and promotions of the season tickets, hospitality and official kits, the club spends on marketing through social media, outdoor advertising and through local, national and international news publications. Manchester United spends on average £15 million on marketing.

Transportation Costs: For the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022, Manchester United spent approximately £3.6 million on transportation costs, which includes pre-season preparations and logistics and all of the Premier League, Cups and UEFA competition away games.

 

Manchester United Total Expenditure

Executive Staff Payroll Total Debt Debt Payments Stadium Costs Agent Fees Marketing Costs Transportation Costs Annual Payroll TOTAL
£4.3m  £530.2m  £21.2m  £0.36m  £29.03m  £15m  £3.6m  £295.20m  £573.06m

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Ofgem, HMRC, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Ofgem, HMRC, Sponsorlytix


 Total Revenue | £582.81m

Total Yearly Revenue Breakdown

Manchester United monetize’s its worldwide brand through the usual four income sources under the Commercial revenue sector:

  1. Sponsorship
  2. Matchday Revenue
  3. TV Rights Distribution
  4. Retail, Merchandising, Clothing & Product Licensing

Sponsorship: Through partnerships with top national and international brands and businesses throughout the world, Manchester United monetizes the value of the clubs worldwide brand and fan base. For the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022, Manchester United generated sponsorship revenues of £144m.

 

Manchester United Sponsorship Revenue

Sponsor Name Amount (per year) Contract Duration Placement
Team Viewer £47.5m  2021 – 2026  Main Sponsor (Front of shirt)
Adidas  £75m  2015 – 2025  Kit Supplier
DXC Technology  £12m  2022-2025  Sleeve Sponsor
Tezos  £20m  2022-2025  Training Kit
Apollo Tyres  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Betfred  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Cadbury  £2m*  not reported Partner
Canon  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Casillero de Diablo  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Chevrolet  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Chivas  £2m*  not reported  Partner
DHL  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Ecolab  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Kohler  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Konami  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Marriott  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Maui Jim  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Melitta  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Mlily  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Remington  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Snapdragon  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Therabody  £2m*  not reported  Partner
Visit Malta  £2m*  not reported  Partner
     Total £144m

*Estimated as per market standards and BV and EMV reach of Manchester United Football Club | Source: Sponsorlytix

*Estimated as per market standards and BV and EMV reach of Manchester United Football Club | Source: Sponsorlytix

 

Matchday Revenue: For the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022, Manchester United generated a total combined Matchday Revenues of £95.29 million, including £75.24 million from the English Premier League, £3.86 million from the FA Cup, £0.35 million from the Carabao Cup and £15.84m from UEFA Champions League.

In each of the past 21 years, Manchester United have averaged over 99% of Premier League match capacity. Due to the amount of home games played and the success of our first team in various tournaments, matchday income will change from year to year.

 

Manchester United Matchday Revenue

Average Attendance Average Matchday Income / Game Average Matchday Income / Season
Premier League    
74,498 £3.96m £75.24m
     
 FA Cup    
74,498  £0m £3.86m
     
 Carabao Cup    
74,498  £0m £0.35m
     
 Champions League    
74,498 £3.96m £15.84m
   Total £95.29m

Source: UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

Source: UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

TV Rights Revenue (Broadcasting)

The money the club makes from the sale of live football content benefits the club directly, and it also helps the business partners indirectly by giving them more worldwide visibility. The global television rights for the Premier League, UEFA club competitions, and other competitions provide cash for broadcasting.

Additionally, more than 100 nations and territories across the world receive Manchester United programming through the English Premier League TV Rights Distribution sales and also the in house club channel and official mobile app.

As a result of fluctuations in the amount of prize money available and the success of the first team in such contests, broadcasting income, including, in certain circumstances, prize money received in respect of such competitions, will change from year to year.

For the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022, Manchester United generated a total combined TV Rights Revenues of £188.92 million, including £149.8 million from the English Premier League, £0.49 million from the FA Cup, £0.03 million from the Carabao Cup and £38.6 million from UEFA Europa League.

 

Manchester United TV Rights Revenue

Manchester United £188.92m        
 Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
   £79m  £25.4m  £39.8m  £5.6m  £149.8m
 FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
   £67.5k  £432k      £0.49m
 Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
   £0  £32k      £0.03m
 Champions League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
   £18.2m  £20.4m      £38.6m

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

Source: FIFA, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

Retail, Merchandising, Apparel & Product Licensing: Manchester United on average sells 2.55 million units of the official kit (home & away). The club’s retail, merchandising, garment, and product licencing for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2022 sales were £106.1 million. On a global scale, the club promotes and markets sportswear, workout and leisure wear, and other goods bearing the Manchester United name.

In addition, Manchester United offers a variety of other officially-licensed goods with the Manchester United name and logo, from bed coverings to coffee cups. These goods are supplied via the wholesale distribution networks of club partners as well as retail locations bearing the Manchester United logo and online shopping portals.

 

Manchester United Retail, Merchandise, Apparel & Product Licensing Revenue

£106.1m

Source: Sponsorlytix

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