The European Champions Report 2017
The latest publication of KPMG’s Football Benchmark team, ‘The European Champions Report 2017’, pays tribute to the 2015/16 champions of Europe’s most prominent leagues, reviewing some of their most relevant business performance indicators to provide perspective on these clubs’ future.
Focusing on the domestic champions of eight major leagues – Beşiktaş JK, FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München, Juventus FC, Leicester City FC, Paris Saint-Germain FC, PSV Eindhoven and SL Benfica -, KPMG’s analysis aims to provide readers with broad insights into the European football landscape.
The report also highlights how, as a result of the differences in tax rates and social security costs, the cost of providing the same salary to a player can greatly differ among leading international clubs. For example, the total cost of a EUR 5 million net salary would be of EUR 9.1 million to a Chinese club but more than EUR 14 million to a French club
To download the full report please visit the Football Benchmark portal by clicking here.
Focusing on the champions from eight key European leagues – Beşiktaş JK, FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München, Juventus FC, Leicester City FC, Paris Saint-Germain FC, PSV Eindhoven and SL Benfica – KPMG’s “European Champions Report” provides broad insights into the continent’s football landscape.