The Manchester giants' transfer values could be hit significantly. Picture: Getty

Manchester United and Manchester City's transfer value to drop by more than €350m due to coronavirus impact - how they compare to Euro rivals

Research has shown elite clubs are expected to lose hundreds of millions in transfer value of their squads

Friday, 24th April 2020, 1:24 pm

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all areas of football, whether it is the grassroots or the Premier League’s elite. Everything has been affected, gate receipts, training, season schedules, big tournaments and finances.

According to data gathered by LearnBonds, suspension of matches due to coronavirus pandemic is expected to produce a costly financial hit to European football leagues, with combined losses reaching up to €4.1bn.

Statistics also show that in the situation where no further matches are to be played this season and no contracts extended past the end of June, ten of Europe’s elite could to lose over €3bn from their player’s transfer value. Click and scroll through to see which teams are affected the most.

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