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Revenues of the five major championships have “more than doubled” in the decade, according to Deloitte

Ⓒ AFP/Archives – Jean-Christophe Verhaegen – | The cumulative revenues of the major championships have “more than doubled” in the past decade

The combined revenues of the German Bundesliga, the Spanish Liga, the French Ligue 1, the English Premier League and the Italian Serie A have “more than doubled” in the past decade, reaching more than € 13.4 billion In 2015-16, according to a Deloitte report published Wednesday.

The audit and advisory firm said that the total revenues of the European football market – that is to say the Big Five and the other championships of the Old Continent – now amount to ” Euro, up 13% compared to 2014-15 “.

Premier League clubs are better off with € 4.9 billion in revenue over the 2015-16 season, Deloitte said, adding that “the new TV rights agreement, which begins in 2016-17, Will maintain this dominance “in future editions of its annual report.

In France, Paris Deloitte is responsible, according to Deloitte for the 2015-16 season, of “about 60% of the total revenue growth” of the Ligue 1. These are up by 5%, reaching a Amount of € 1.5 billion. In 2015-16, the PSG won a second consecutive national league (Ligue 1, Cups de France and League).

“The growth in TV rights revenues continues to provide a platform on which European leading clubs are able to invest in talented players and infrastructure at record levels,” said Dan Jones, Sports Business Partner Group of Deloitte, in the release. The new distribution of TV rights, “at even higher levels in England, France and Spain in the 2016-17 season and in Germany in 2017-18, will further strengthen these revenues.”

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