La Liga clubs’ revenue grew by almost 21 per cent in the 2017/18 season

13 May 2019

La Liga
Photo: Getty Images Clubs across the Spanish first and second divisions’ revenue grew by 21 per cent collectivel. Here it is Borja Iglesias (L) of RCD Espanyol who celebrates scoring their second goal against Deportivo Leganes from a penalty shot.

La Liga clubs’ collective revenue grew by just under 21 per cent to €4.479 billion in the 2017/18 season, a testament to the competition’s turnaround under the leadership of Javier Tebas.

Commercial revenue grew by 34 per cent and, alongside transfer and broadcasting revenue, was the main driver of the increase.  

Emil Gjerding Nielson contact@offthepitch.com

Clubs across the Spanish first and second divisions’ revenue grew by 21 per cent collectively to €4.479 billion in the 2017/18 season as reforms under league president, Javier Tebas, continue to show positive effects.

The main drivers of the increase were commercial revenue, excluding advertising turnover, which grew by 34 per cent to €838 million and transfer revenue, which grew by 104 per cent to €1.018 billion. 

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