Liverpool’s overall squad value has risen dramatically after Jurgen Klopp’s side won the Champions League and pushed Manchester City all the way to the Premier League title, according to Transfermarkt.com, via the Express.
A combination of intelligent transfer business and player development has seen the Reds rise in value over the last 12 months to second place in the list of most valuable teams in the world, just behind Manchester City.
According to Transfermarkt, the Merseyside club’s squad is now worth an estimated £1billion, with City valued at £1.05billion.
Fellow Champions League finalists Tottenham have also gained significant squad value in the last year, moving ahead of Real Madrid and Manchester United in the list.
Despite heavy investment, United’s squad is worth just £706.28million, placing them ninth in the rankings.
Everton have also increased in value to just scrape into the top 20 at £397.58million.
Below are the most valuable teams in the world (as of June 19) according to Transfermarkt.com.
20. Everton – £397.58m
19. Valencia – £400.95m
18. RB Leipzig – £429.03m
17. Ajax – £437.58m
16. AC Milan – £450.9m
15. Inter Milan – £475.92m
14. Napoli – £509.40m
13. Borussia Dortmund – £547.47m
12. Arsenal – £569.03m
11. Juventus – £670.95m
10. Bayern Munich – £676.35m
9. Manchester United – £706.28m
8. Real Madrid – £784.28m
7. Tottenham Hotspur – £793.35m
6. Paris Saint-Germain – £830.03m
5. Atletico Madrid – £840.60m
4. Chelsea – £861.98m
3. Barcelona – £958.95m
2. Liverpool – £1.00bn
1. Manchester City – £1.05bn