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Arsenal fans, biggest match-day spenders

Real Madrid fans are third in the match-day spending list with London based Arsenal and Chelsea leading the way.

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Arsenal fans, biggest match-day spenders

Food, drinks, programmes, official merchandise are all key staples in the football match-day experience and over time have become vital revenue streams for football clubs throughout the world.

The just published UEFA European Footballing Landscape report (detailing the 2016 financial year) showcased how Arsenal lead the way when it comes to income generated pero fan with the typical spectator to the North London Emirates Stadium spending an average of €97.80 per games. Chelsea come second in the poll with the Stamford Bridge match-day goer spending an average of €90,70 per game. Real Madrid come third and are the top ranked LaLiga club with a typical visitor to the Santiago Bernabéu spending €73,80 per game.

Barcelona's fans wave 'Esteladas' (pro-independence Catalan flags) before the UEFA Champions League Group D football match FC Barcelona vs Juventus at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 12, 2017
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Barcelona's fans wave 'Esteladas' (pro-independence Catalan flags) before the UEFA Champions League Group D football match FC Barcelona vs Juventus at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 12, 2017JOSEP LAGOAFP

Atletico...not so big spenders

In the ranking of solely spanish sides, Barcelona are in seventh place with €68,10 being the average match-day spend at a trip to Camp Nou with Athletic Bilbao also featuring in the ranking with a spend of €33,20 per game. A surprising omission from the Top 30 listing are Atlético Madrid but certainly a statistic that will change with the recent move to the Wanda Metroploitano stadium.

* Recaudación y media por partido en millones de euros.

Average spend per spectator (season 2015/16)

PositionTeamSpend (in euro)
1Arsenal97,8
2Chelsea90,7
3Real Madrid73,8
4Liverpool73,5
5Bayern Munich72,5
6Manchester United70,5
7Barcelona68,1
8Galatasaray64,2
9Manchester City53,9
10West Ham46,6
11Juventus44,5
12Tottenham43,7
13Eintracht Frankfurt41,2
14Basilea40,9
15Roma40,7
16Fernerbahçe40
17Hamburgo39,8
18Besiktas39,5
19PSG39,1
20Werder Bremen38,1
21Sion37,9
22Newcastle35
23Crystal Palace34,6
24Bournemouth33,6
25Athletic Bilbao33,2
26Anderlecht33,1
27Everton32,8
28Olympique de Lyon32,3
29Southampton32,1
30Stuttgart31,1
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