Manchester City are set to double their current sponsor income as negotiations reach a crucial stage…
Manchester City are aiming to put an end to their ongoing FFP battle by scoring themselves an extra £40m-a-year in a annual income. The reigning Premier League champions are set to double their current sponsorship deal with Etihad, with a new deal likely to be worth £80m.
Reports in the Daily Mirror confirm that the potential deal would make City the highest paid team in the world in terms of sponsorship, earning almost twice that of local rivals Manchester United.
In the list below, we could down the eight current leaders in shirt-sponsorship based on deals already in place, based on the latest numbers collated by the Daily Telegraph:
8) Liverpool (Standard Chartered, £20m)
Liverpool have certainly given their sponsors plenty of air time so far this season, playing in five different competitions!