- Man United are the biggest club in England, The AThletic claim
- Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City occupy the top-five
- The Red Devils earned more points than any other English clubs
Manchester United have been ranked as the biggest English club among 40 other sides, according to The Athletic.
Despite not winning a Premier League title since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, the Red evils have ranked higher than other clubs using different categories.
The Athletic used crowds, global fanbase, major trophies, trophies won in the last 20 years, average league finish, player quality and commercial revenue as parameters to grade the teams.
In terms of spectators per match, the Old Trafford faithful beat other teams with the highest attendance tied with Tottenham and ahead of Manchester City and Chelsea.
United's fanbase have developed over the years due to their consistency in the league during the Ferguson era and they have 132 million followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram combined.
Chelsea are in second place, current defending champions Liverpool are in third while Arsenal occupy fourth position.
In terms of trophies won, Liverpool come out on top with 293 points, with the Red Devils second with 280 points.
Arsenal are third with 185 points, Chelsea are fourth with 135 points, Aston Villa are in fifth above Manchester City.
In the last 20 years, United have won more major trophies than any other top English club as they edge Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool.
Man United are in fourth position in terms of average league finishes with Liverpool in first, Arsenal in second and Everton in third.
Judging by players' quality, the team that contributed the most to the England squad to the 2018 World Cup, Tottenham lead the way with Liverpool and United coming second as Man City finished in fourth place.
Man United have always led the way when it comes to sponsorship deals as they made a massive £275.1m revenue according to their 2018/19 company accounts. City, Liverpool and Chelsea occupy the top-four.
Man United and Liverpool are the two biggest clubs in England while Chelsea are ranked third, Arsenal are in fourth and Man City are fifth. Tottenham, Newcastle, Everton, Wolves and Aston Villa follow.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Europa League draws have been held and some interesting fixtures for top Premier League clubs have emerged for the group phase.
Arsenal who played in the finals in 2019 were grouped alongside Rapid Vienna, Swedish side Molde, and Irish club Dundalk.
Jose Mourinho's Tottenham will play Ludogorets, LASK, and Belgian side Royal Antwerp while Leicester City will take on Braga, AEK Athens and Zorya Luhansk.
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