6. Aston Villa – Nassef Sawiris (£5.39bn)
Sawiris replaced Tony Xia as Villa’s owner in July 2018 when he bought a 55 percent controlling stake in the club. He is from one of Egypt’s wealthiest families and owns numerous construction, engineering and building companies.
5. Fulham – Shahid Khan (£5.8bn)
Pakistani-American billionaire businessman and sports tycoon, Shahid Khan purchased Fulham in 2013. He is currently the fifth richest owner in the Premier League. Under him, Fulham has been through three relegations and three promotions under eight managers in nine years.
4. Arsenal – Stan Kroenke (£6.35bn)
Arsenal owner Kroenke is one of a number of Americans to invest in Premier League clubs and has been involved with the Gunners for more than a decade. He has been involved with American sports franchises for even longer and remains the owner of the Los Angeles Rams among others.
3. Chelsea – Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital (£10.86bn)
Chelsea finalized their purchase by an investor group led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital in the summer of 2022. Boehly and Clearlake Capital combined are the third richest owners in the Premier League. Chelsea were never shy to spend big bucks under previous owner Roman Abramovich and fans will hope the same from new owners.
2. Man City – Sheikh Mansour (£22.9bn)
Mansour completed a takeover of the club in 2008 and has poured huge investment into the club. Since he became the Man City owner they have won five Premier League titles. He is chairman of the International Petroleum Investment Company and also has a stake in Virgin Galactic. He also owns the Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation.
1. Newcastle – Saudi Public Investment Fund (£320bn)
Newcastle was bought by an arm of the Saudi Arabian government in 2021. The £300m deal was funded by the country’s Public Investment Fund, which was seen as separate from the state, finally allowing the bid to go through. They are backed by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Bin Salman, and are set to make massive investments in the years to come.