The Premier League has increasingly become a primary destination for investors who seek to expand their reach, and this is due to the popularity of the league, which is said to cover over 200 territories globally.
With this, EPL would continue to attract investment from companies which will, in turn, raise the market value of the participating teams. Today, some of the most valuable Premier League teams have created a new front of competition on the continent scene.
In the English Premier League, a place where bragging rights, fan rivalry, and unmatched competition continues to grow, one area often looked at when judging the best team in the league is the market value.
So who are the most valuable English Premier League teams? As per Transfermarkt, Man City leads the list backed by City Football Group, and Newcastle United now find itself in the top 10 following the new takeover.
Premier League most valuable clubs 2022
Wolverhampton Wanderers – €352.00m
Wolverhampton Wanderers is one of the most consistent Premier League teams. Although not ranked among the league’s spenders, Wolves have competed at the highest level even with more average rated players.
Wolves gained promotion to the EPL for the 2018/19 season to end a six-year absence. In 2019–20, the club qualified for the UEFA Europa League. The club has also produced some of the most renowned players in England, including Diogo Jota.
Wolverhampton Wanderers signed some of the most lucrative deals in English football with many domestic and international companies. The club has also sold some of its best players like Diogo Jota, Rui Patricio, Adama Traore, etc.
Aston Villa – €433.50m
Aston Villa is one of the surprise teams of the 2021/22 Premier League. Since the club returned from the EFL Championship two seasons ago, it has been a consistent upward rise at the top of the table.
Aston Villa has transitioned from the old system to adapt to the new structure of the English top-flight, where signings have always made a big difference. Bringing in a couple of players like Phillipe Coutinho has also helped the Villans.
Ahead of the 2021/22 season, Aston Villa made a massive fortune following the transfer of Jack Grealish to Manchester City for an English Transfer record of 100m pounds.
Villa also has top players in the market like Emiliano Martínez valued at €32.00m, Ollie Watkins, €35.00m, Emiliano Buendía at €35.00m, Leon Bailey at €30.00m, etc. The club could also compete for European places in the subsequent season with a couple of players in the squad.
Everton FC – €433.50m
Everton FC has been one of the traditional Premier League clubs since the First Division era. The toffees have some of the most loyal fans in the English top flight.
In the 2021/22 season, Everton FC has struggled bitterly and is facing uncertainties in their Premier League future. Although the club started the season on a bright note, some changes and other factors had caused a decline in form.
Over the years, Everton FC has spent heavily in the transfer market.
Right now, Everton FC has some of the most valuable players in England, including D. Calvert-Lewin, who is valued at €42.00m, Richarlison at €50.00m, and Jordan Pickford at €25.00m.
Everton FC is one of the most heavily funded Premier League clubs, having big names in the industry like Cazoo, Lucozade, Carling, etc.
Leicester City FC – €514.80m
Leicester City FC’s Premier League journey has been described as the most significant sporting shock ever following their league triumph in the 2015–16 Premier League season. Since then, the club has become one of the most important clubs in the English top flight.
Leicester City FC has made their way to the top of European football and has been a destination for players across the continent.
Today, the Foxes have gained more followers, skyrocketing their market value.
In terms of players, Leicester also has some of the most valuable players in the world, from Wilfred Ndidi, who is valued at €60.00m, to Youri Tielemans, who is also a highly-rated player.
Leicester City has been supported by multinational corporations from around the globe. Top companies like FBS, DHL, King Power, and Betway are Leicestershire-based club partners.
The Foxes are led by Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers who has been part of the setup since 2019.
Arsenal FC is one of the most popular English Premier League clubs worldwide. The Gunners are most notably known for their performance in the 2003–04 season when they went unbeaten for the whole season, leading to the nickname ‘The Invincible’.
French football manager Arsène Wenger built a system around young players at Arsenal, which made a difference throughout his time at the club. Today, Arsenal has some of the best young players in the Premier League with a high market value.
Some of the most valuable players at Arsenal include Bukayo Saka €65.00m, Emile Smith Rowe €40.00m, Ben White, €40.00m.
Arsenal FC, which is a global brand, has numerous sponsors. Top Arsenal sponsors are Emirates, Etoro, Socios, Sportsbet.io, etc.
Tottenham Hotspur – €521.00m
Tottenham Hotspur FC has had an upward rise in the last ten years. The club recently completed The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which had a construction cost of £1 billion. The stadium is expected to increase the club’s income by more than 30%.
Tottenham Hotspur, led by Italian manager Antonio Conte, has been consistent this season. The club also has one of the most valuable squads in the Premier League.
Antonio Conte brought in Dejan Kulusevski from Juventus, and it has proven to be more effective in the club’s quest to return to the Champions League. The Italian manager also signed Rodrigo Bentancur for €19m from Juventus as well
Spurs have some of the most valuable players in the English top flight. Harry Kane is valued at €100.00m. Other most valuable players are Heung-min Son €80.00m, Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg €40.00m, Cristian Romero €40.00m, Davinson Sánchez €30.00m, etc.
Top companies like AIA, HSBC, Nike, and Heineken are Tottenham Hotspur partners.
Manchester United – €721.25m
Manchester United is one of the biggest football clubs globally. The Red Devils are also the most successful EPL team with twenty titles.
Man United have spent heavily in the transfer market lately in a bid to return to winning ways. The club signed players like Jadon Sancho (€85.00m), Raphaël Varane (€40.00m), Cristiano Ronaldo (€15.00m).
The Red Devils had gone through managerial changes from Ole Gunnar Solakjaer to Ralf Rangnick. The club has struggled this season. However, the club’s worth has increased on-field issues.
Man United is one of the clubs with the most sponsors in the Premier League. Top companies like Teamviewer, Tezos, Kohler, etc., are their partners.
Chelsea FC is one of the best teams in the Premier League this season. And since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel in 2021, the club have witnessed significant gains.
Thomas Tuchel led a new Chelsea team built upon existing players and a few signings to European and World Champions.
Chelsea’s stock has also increased within the time frame. Chelsea is one of the richest Premier League clubs.
A possible change of ownership since the departure of Roman Abramovich has raised concerns even though bids are already in place for a takeover.
Chelsea partners with top companies like Trivago, Nike, Zapp, Yokohama Tires, etc.
Liverpool FC – €900.50m
Liverpool FC has been one of the most consistent Premier League clubs in the four seasons. Led by Jürgen Klopp, the Reds have won Premier League and Champions League titles in the last four seasons.
Liverpool FC has spent heavily in the transfer market as Jürgen Klopp aims to increase the level of competition in his team. Klopp signed top players, including Luis Díaz and Ibrahima Konaté.
The Reds have partnerships with some of the most valuable companies globally, including Standard Chartered, Nike, AXA, Expedia, etc.
Manchester City – €959.30m
Manchester City has dominated the English top flight in the last ten years, winning five out of ten league titles.
Since the arrival of Pep Guardiola, Man City has continued to present a strong squad which consists of some of the most valuable players in the world, including Kevin De Bruyne, João Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Gabriel Jesus, etc.
Manchester City is also one of the most heavily sponsored football clubs globally. Top companies like Etihad Airways, Nissan, Midea, Etisalat, Nexen Tire, etc.