European Club Association expects ten per cent increase in wage-to-revenue ratio due to coronavirus

8 July 2020

Photo: European Club Association Clubs are expected to lose out on collective revenue of up to €4 billion for this season and the next, while EBITDA excluding transfers is expected to drop by €3.1 billion in total.

On a Europe-wide level, clubs are expected to lose up to a collective €4 billion in revenue for this season and the next.

In addition, EBITDA excluding transfers is expected to drop by €3.1 billion.

Emil Gjerding Nielson

Though most European leagues have returned to play, the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic will be strong and lasting, according to the European Club Association (ECA).
In a just-published report, the ECA outlines the financial impact of Covid-19 on clubs from the European top divisions, and the findings are not pretty.

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