Arsenal’s shirt is the sixth most popular in football, selling an average of 800,000 a year but they are behind Liverpool who have seen their shirt sales soar after their Champions League exploits.

Nicolas Pepe via Arsenal.com
Nicolas Pepe via Arsenal.com

According to the Mail on Sunday, Arsenal and Chelsea both sell around 800,000 shirts-a-season even though Arsenal are sixth and Chelsea are 10th.

MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - AUGUST 03: Kurt Zouma of Chelsea runs with the ball during the pre-season friendly match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Chelsea at Borussia-Park on August 03, 2019 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. The match between Moenchengladbach and Chelsea ended 2-2.  (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY – AUGUST 03: Kurt Zouma of Chelsea runs with the ball during the pre-season friendly match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Chelsea at Borussia-Park on August 03, 2019 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. The match between Moenchengladbach and Chelsea ended 2-2. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images)

They don’t say how many shirts Liverpool sell but do not they make an average of £1.13m from shirt sales a season, moving them from seventh to fifth.

Champions Manchester City continue to struggle with an average of 492,000 shirt sales per season that keeps them in 10th place.

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - JULY 27: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City looks on during the preseason friendly match between Yokohama F.Marinos and Manchester City at Nissan Stadium on July 27, 2019 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – JULY 27: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City looks on during the preseason friendly match between Yokohama F.Marinos and Manchester City at Nissan Stadium on July 27, 2019 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Manchester United are the top side in terms of football sales, netting an average of £1.85m-a-year over the last five seasons, keeping them above La Liga giants Real Madrid.

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 03:  Jesse lingard of Manchester United celebrates scoring the equaling goal during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and AC Milan at Principality Stadium on August 03, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES – AUGUST 03: Jesse lingard of Manchester United celebrates scoring the equaling goal during the 2019 International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and AC Milan at Principality Stadium on August 03, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
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