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The top 50 clubs in world football have been named and ranked, Man United failed to make top 20

Adnan Riaz

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The top 50 clubs in world football have been named and ranked, Man United failed to make top 20

Manchester United failed to secure a place in the top 20 clubs in world football right now, despite climbing up one spot in the rankings.

The Red Devils have not lifted the Premier League title since legendary former manager Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.

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United have chopped and changed managers since Ferguson’s departure in a bid to climb back to the top of England’s top-flight league.

David Moyes, Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have all been shown the door at United, with Erik ten Hag now in the Old Trafford hotseat.

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FiveThirtyEight released the latest update for its worldwide rankings for clubs, with 643 international teams compared using its Soccer Power Index (SPI).

Man United climbed up one place in the table to 22nd, with the Premier League club receiving an SPI score of 76.4.

Posted below are the 50 best teams in world football right now, according to FiveThirtyEight.

Erik ten Hag, the current Manchester United manager. Credit: Alamy
Erik ten Hag, the current Manchester United manager. Credit: Alamy

50. Lille (Ligue 1): SPI -- 69.3

49. Flamengo (Brasileirao): SPI -- 69.4

48. Lens (Ligue 1): SPI -- 69.5

47. Crystal Palace (Premier League): SPI -- 69.5

46. Lazio (Serie A): SPI -- 70.1

45. Borussia Monchengladbach (Bundesliga): SPI -- 70.4

44. Real Betis (La Liga): SPI -- 70.4

43. Celta Vigo (La Liga): SPI -- 70.4

42. Celtic (Scottish Premiership): SPI -- 70.8

41. Union Berlin (Bundesliga): SPI -- 71.3

Crystal Palace. Credit: Alamy
Crystal Palace. Credit: Alamy

40. Atalanta (Serie A): SPI -- 71.7

39. SC Freiburg (Bundesliga): SPI -- 71.7

38. Valencia (La Liga): SPI -- 71.8

37. Sporting CP (Primeira Liga): SPI -- 72.0

36. Lyon (Ligue 1): SPI -- 72.1

35. Monaco (Ligue 1): SPI -- 72.1

34. Aston Villa (Premier League): SPI -- 72.6

33. West Ham United (Premier League): SPI -- 72.9

32. Feyenoord (Eredivisie): SPI -- 73.0

31. Rennes (Ligue 1): SPI -- 74.2

West Ham. Credit: Alamy
West Ham. Credit: Alamy

30. Roma (Serie A): SPI -- 74.3

29. Bayer Leverkusen (Bundesliga): SPI -- 74.3

28. Marseille (Ligue 1): SPI -- 74.7

27. Real Sociedad (La Liga): SPI -- 74.9

26. PSV (Eredivisie): SPI -- 75.1

25. Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russian Premier League): SPI -- 75.4

24. Athletic Bilbao (La Liga): SPI -- 75.4

23. Newcastle United (Premier League): SPI -- 75.6

22. Manchester United (Premier League): SPI -- 76.4

21. RB Salzburg (Austrian Bundesliga): SPI -- 77.1

Manchester United. Credit: Alamy
Manchester United. Credit: Alamy

20. Brighton and Hove Albion (Premier League): SPI -- 77.2

19. AC Milan (Serie A): SPI -- 78.0

18. Villarreal (La Liga): SPI -- 78.6

17. Inter Milan (Serie A): SPI -- 79.1

16. Benfica (Primeira Liga): SPI -- 79.4

15. RB Leipzig (Bundesliga): SPI -- 79.4

14. Porto (Primeira Liga): SPI -- 79.6

13. Atletico Madrid (La Liga): SPI -- 79.7

12. Borussia Dortmund (Bundesliga): SPI -- 80.0

11. Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League): SPI -- 80.7

Tottenham Hotspur. Credit: Alamy
Tottenham Hotspur. Credit: Alamy

10. Ajax (Eredivisie): SPI -- 82.1

9. Napoli (Serie A): SPI -- 82.4

8. Arsenal (Premier League): SPI -- 83.9

7. Chelsea (Premier League): SPI -- 84.0

6. Barcelona (La Liga): SPI -- 87.1

5. Real Madrid (La Liga): SPI -- 87.5

4. Paris Saint-Germain (Ligue 1): SPI -- 88.3 

3. Liverpool (Premier League): SPI -- 88.6

2. Bayern Munich (Bundesliga): SPI -- 92.0

1. Manchester City (Premier League): SPI -- 93.1

Manchester City. Credit: Alamy
Manchester City. Credit: Alamy

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Topics: Manchester United, Premier League, England, Football

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