Manchester United are the only English team in Forbes' 10 Most Valuable Sports Brands

Three other European clubs make the list, which is dominated by American sports teams

Tom Sheen
Friday 23 October 2015 10:42

Manchester United are the only Premier League club to make Forbes' list of the most valuable sports brands in the world.

But the Red Devils don't even make it into the top five, with the top four sports taken up by teams from the US.

The study by the American business magazine does not look strictly at finances or wealth, instead how much the "name of each - all by itself - contributes to its value".

For the team value, things such as television revenue streams and ticket sales, as well as sponsorship deals that club can attract, in comparison to rival teams in similar markets were taken into consideration.

Manchester United ended up as the second most valuable football brand, but only sixth overall.

Scroll through the gallery to see the top 10.

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