Revealed: The clubs with the most expensive starting XI in Europe. Check out Manchester United’s position

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Manchester United have the third most expensive starting XI in Europe, according to a study by CIES.

Manchester United have so far this season averaged a starting XI which cost around £413million.

Premier League rivals Manchester City have the most expensive starting XI in Europe, costing around £560m while French club Paris Saint-Germain have the second most expensive starting XI costing around £439million.

Liverpool (£352million), Chelsea (£338million) and Arsenal (£329million) complete a Premier League dominated top six.


  1. Manchester City £560m
  1. Paris Saint-Germain £439m
  2. Manchester United £413m
  3. Liverpool £352m
  4. Chelsea £338m
  5. Arsenal £329m
  6. Real Madrid £318m
  7. Barcelona £287m
  8. Juventus £258m
  9. Bayern Munich £253m
  10. Newcastle United £221m
  11. Atletico Madrid £216m
  12. Tottenham Hotspur £198m
  13. Napoli £196m
  14. Aston Villa £182m
  15. Wolverhampton Wanderers £174m
  16. West Ham United £171m
  17. Leeds United £163m
  18. Borussia Dortmund £162m
  19. Leicester City £155m