The American business magazine Forbes published Wednesday classification of the twenty most expensive football clubs in the world.

Estimated at 2.873 billion euros , Real Madrid is in first place . The Madrid club ahead of FC Barcelona ( 2782000000 ) , Manchester United ( 2.729 billion ) , Bayern Munich ( 2069000000 ) and Manchester City ( 1215000000 ).

There is only one French club in this ranking , dominated by English (8/20 ) : PSG. It is twelfth with an estimated value of 558 million euros. The Paris Club is surrounded by Borussia Dortmund (616 million) and Tottenham ( 528 million ) .