The Premier League has one representative in the top five.
The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has compiled a list of the top five most profitable academies in Europe since 2012, and a Premier League side have come out on top, reports ESPN.
Here is the top five…
5- Borussia Dortmund (€43.5m)
Jurgen Klopp’s side may have struggled this season, but if they can continue to produce talent through their academy, they have a bright future ahead. The majority of the money came from the sale of Mario Gotze to Bayern Munich in a deal worth €37m.