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5 richest club football owners in the world

Arjun Singh Devgan
Manchester city owner Sheikh Mansour is one of the richest club football owners in the world
Manchester city owner Sheikh Mansour is one of the richest club football owners in the world / ANDREW YATES/GettyImages
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Newcastle United's takeover by Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund on Thursday created waves in England after it was confirmed that the consortium led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had bought the club for £300million.

This now means that Newcastle have the richest owners in the world, and here, we take a look at five richest club owners in the world.

1. Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (£320bn) - Newcastle United

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman / Anadolu Agency/GettyImages

Headed by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who is understood to be worth £320bn - which makes him the richest football club owner in the world,

The Crown Prince is only 36-years-old and has been the Crown prince of Saudi Arabia since 2017.

2. Qatar Investment Authority (£220bn) - PSG

Lionel Messi, Nasser Al Khelaifi
Lionel Messi - Presentation at Paris Saint-Germain / Getty Images/GettyImages

Qatar Investment Authority who are the owners of Paris Saint-Germain are headed by chairman, Nasser Al-Khelaifi who is the president of the club and also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of beIN Sports.

The QIS are reportedly worth £220bn, making them the second richest owners in the world.

3. Sheikh Mansour (£21bn) - Manchester City

Manchester city owner Sheikh Mansour bin
Manchester city owner Sheikh Mansour bin / ANDREW YATES/GettyImages

Sheikh Mansour is the owner of the Abu Dhabi United Group which owns not only Manchester City, but also Melbourne City FC, New York City FC and Mumbai City FC among others.

Sheikh Mansour is reportedly worth £21bn and has been immensely successful in making City a global brand.

4. Dietrich Mateschitz (£15.7bn) - RB Leipzig & RB Salzburg

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FBL-GER-BUNDESLIGA-LEIPZIG-KARLSRUHE / ROBERT MICHAEL/GettyImages

Dietrich Mateschitz is an Austrian businessman who is the co-founder and 49% owner of the Red Bull energy drink company, which owns RB Leipzig and RB Salzburg.

Mateschitz is understood to have a net worth of £15.7bn.

5. Andrea Agnelli (£14bn) - Juventus

Andrea Agnelli
SSC Napoli v Juventus - Serie A / Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/GettyImages

The chairman of Italian giants, Juventus - Andrea Agnelli is understood to have a net worth of £14bn. The Italian has been a regular presence when it comes to Italian football, with him taking the club to greater heights in the recent past.

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