Arsenal Balls: What Is Champions League Qualification Worth?
HOW much is qualification to the Champions’ League 2014 worth to Arsenal?
The Sun: “ALEXIS SANCHEZ paid off his entire transfer fee with one kick — firing Arsenal to a £50million Champions League place”
The Times: “…a goal worth roughly £30 million in prize money”
Daily Telegraph: “Champions League qualification is generally worth around £20 million each season to Arsenal”
Daily Express: “…the win and it will be worth at least £20million”
Western Morning News: “Qualification would bring with it some £7 million in prize money, with each subsequent group home match worth around £3m of additional match-day revenue”
Arsenal play a guanteeed three home matches. That’s £16m.
City AM: “Arsenal drawn against Besiktas in a Champions League qualifier worth £8.5m”
Such are the facts…