1. Newcastle United – Saudi Arabia Public
Investment fund, £320bn
Mohammed Bin Salman one of the richest men
the world has finally got his hands in one of the
Premier League clubs. Newcastle United will now
have a new owner, whose net worth is £320billi
after 14 years of Mike Ashley’s stint at Newcast
The club will be now chaired by the controvers
Saudi Arabia prince Mohammed Bin Salman an
governed by Al-Rumayyan who will own 80% of
club while the 20% will be shared between Staff
and the Reuben brothers.
2. Manchester City – Sheikh Mansour, £23.2bn. The arrival of Sheikh Mansour turned Mancheste
City’s fortunes in 2008 as the English club became
one of the wealthiest clubs in Europe and a
Sheikh Mansour is the Deputy Prime Minister of
United Arab Emirates and belongs to the Royal
family of Abu Dhabi.
He also owns many other clubs like New York
FC, Melbourne City FC, and Yokohama F. Marinos.
3. RB Salzburg, RB Leipzig- Dietrich Mateschit
£15.7bn. Next on our list of richest footbal club owners in
the Austrian entrepreneur, Dietrich Mateschitz ,
has always been fond of a drink called Red bull
The energy drink Red bull was popular among the
workers since its inception by businessman Choovidhya.
This made Dietrich Mateschitz approach Thai
Workers and offered them a 49% share in the
company, as he wanted to expand the company
However, the company wasn’t very famous until
hit its strides and the brand grew rapidly.
Mateschitz spent his money on F1 and also
branched out to football.
He bought Austrian RB Salzburg in 2005 and
founded RB Leipzig in 2009.
4. Juventus – Andrea Agnelli, £15.7bn. The ‘ Old Lady of Turin’ has been run by Agnelli’s
family who was the son of former Juventus
chairman Umberto. The Agnelli family was known
the public when their fortune in the car industry
grew as they owned Fiat in 1899.
In 2010 he was appointed chairman of the boar
directors and became the fourth family member
own a club, ever since he has been the owner of
Juventus. Since his appointment, the club has
nine Serie A titles.
5. Chelsea – Roman Abramovich, £9.6bn
Since the arrival of Roman Abramovich to Chelsea
in 2003 , the Blues have bought many star playe
and turned into a driving force in the Premier
League. Abramovich made his fortunes indulgin
trading like Timber, food products, and plastic
He expanded his work in petrochemicals and oil
trading, Abramovich became one of the richest
of Russia when he exploited the Russian economy
in 1990 by gaining a controlling stake in Sinbne
1995, one of the world’s largest oil companies.
Later he started venturing into sports and bough
Chelsea in 2003.
The Russian Oligarch with his wealth of almost
£10bn ends up on 5th position on our list of th
richest football club owners.
6. LA Galaxy- Philip Anschutz, £8.1bn- Forber India
Anschutz also ran an oil drilling company, after
making his fortunes he bought the LA Galaxy of
USA. The 81-year-old first purchased his dad’s
company before putting his stakes on football
clubs. He owns a total of six clubs of USA, Los
Angeles Galaxy, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids,
Houston Dynamo, San Jose Earthquakes, and D.
He bought some European high-profile players
as David Beckham, Ibrahimovic, and Javier
Hernandez to make the MLS renowned around the
7. Arsenal – Stan Kroenke, £6.8bn.
Our next owner might be on 7th position and o
the richest club owners in football, however, Sta
Kroenke is not a popular figure amongst Arsenal
The 74-year-old is renowned for his US superm
Walmart and estate development group.
The American man specializes in shopping cent
and apartment buildings, he also owns some
American sports teams which are LA Rams, De
Nuggets, and Colorado Rapid. Kroenke then bo
his shares in North Londoners in 2008 and later
took the entire control of the club in 2011.
8. PSG – Nasser AL-Khelaifi, £6.5bn-
Not only a businessman but a sports player as
Nasser Al-Khelaifi was an excellent tennis player
his early days and has played two ATP
His love for sports made him the president of the
Qatar Tennis Federation and later he became th
chairman of Qatar Sports Investments and a
subsidiary of the Qatar investment authority.
Qatar’s investment was worth £338 billion which
was designed to diversify the country’s assets
from oil wealth. In 2011 the company bought
French giants PSG and Al-Khelaifi was made th
CEO of the club.
9. Inter Milan – Zhang Jindong, £6.2bn.
Zhang Jindong is a Chinese billionaire who is the
founder of a major stakeholder in-retailer suning
which is the largest company in Asia. The 58-year
old bought the club’s majority of stakeholders in
2016 through his own private company.
He has highly invested in Inter Milan buying sta
players such as Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, and Ha
to win the titles and compete against their rival
Juventus and AC Milan, he finally got the fruitful
result after winning Serie A last season, ending
10. Wolves -Guo Guangchang, £5.2bn.
Finally on the list of the richest football club
owners with Guo Guangchang, who is the head
of Fosun Group since 1994 which is in the Chin
province of Zhejiang. He expanded his company
other countries such as Shanghai and Hong Kon
As he made fortunes after expanding his busine
the Fosun became one of the biggest investme
firms in the world which saw them buying one
the Premier League club Wolves from previous
owner Steve Morgan in 2016 worth £45million
transformed them into a decent club.