7. Chelsea – £100m – Sponsorship deals and new partnerships with Rotary, Hackett, Coral, William Lawsons, Indosat and Guangzhou R&F Football Club have helped increase Chelsea’s commercial revenue. 2. Bayern Munich – £216.7m – A £18.5m yearly deal with Adidas until 2020 brings in a substantial amount of money for the German champions, alongside £22.2m-a-year through Deutsche Telekom sponsorship and the naming rights of the Allianz Arena all contribute to place Bayern second. 4. Man United – £168.1m – Receiving £47m-a-year from shirt sponsors Chevrolet and a further £17m-a-year from Aon to sponsor United’s training ground kit, the Red Devils have made over £160m in the Premier League when it comes to commercial revenue. 10 3.Real Madrid – £171.9m – With sponsors Adidas, Audi and Emirates paying Real Madrid millions on a yearly basis, a substantial amount of money will come in from shirt sales. Los Blancos fans, all around the world will buy the club’s shirts with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at the club. 1. PSG – £243.4m – The French champions top the table of commercial revenue. Earning just shy of £150m-a-year on a four-year contract with Qatar Tourism Authority, PSG also have the famous faces of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Luiz and Edinson Cavani to sell millions of shirts in their stunning club shop on the Champs Elysees. Fixtures against Barcelona and Chelsea in the Champions League also brought in revenue from merchandise like scarves and other clothing apparel. 9. Borussia Dortmund – £91.9m – After Champions League heartbreak in 2013, Borussia Dortmund’s popularity went through the roof. Sponsorship from Puma and shirt sales of Marco Reus have helped, plus merchandise from fans around the world as Dortmund suddenly become everyone’s ‘second team’. 10. Schalke 04 generated £77.3m in commercial revenue* – to find out which nine clubs generated even more money through commercial means, click the yellow arrow above, right – Schalke’s global expansion appears to be focusing on the Asian market and China in particular. Summer 2014 saw the Gelsenkirchen club add two major Chinese partners in Huawei and Hisense and plans were subsequently announced to set up a football academy in Beijing. 10 10 6. Barcelona – £137.8m – With the likes of Lionel Messi at the club, merchandise sales will always go through the roof at the Nou Camp. But it is sponsorship deals where Barca make their money. The Catalan club havel sponsorship deals all over the world, including in India (Nokia ), Indonesia (Head and Shoulders), Avea (Turkey) and more, in addition to global partners like Nike, Qatar Airways and Audi. 10 5. Man City – £147.2m – The current deal with Etihad is worth £40million-a-year to City, but includes sponsorship of the shirt, training kit and naming rights to the clubs expanding stadium and Academy complex. 10 10 10 10 10 8. Liverpool – £92m – The heartbreaking season where Liverpool missed out on their first Premier League trophy did boost their popularity. Players like Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard brough in money from merchandise. Pre-season tours to Asia and Australia also helped increase commercial revenue from last year. 10 The Forbes Football Rich List has been announced, revealing the world’s most valuable football team to be Real Madrid.This ranking is based on a number of factors, with commercial revenue becoming increasingly important to the wealthiest football clubs, but which teams make the most money from commercial sources like sponsors and merchandise?We’ve got the top 10 clubs when it comes to commercial revenue generated, based on the latest Deloitte figures (*from the 2013/14 season).Take a look at who features in the slideshow above, by clicking the yellow arrow right.