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

8 July 2020

ECA
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 nielson@offthepitch.com

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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