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NO Premier League sides in top eight of new UEFA club rankings, with Manchester City highest-placed

Date Posted,July 11, 2017

UEFA’s latest rankings have no Premier League do not make happy reading for Premier League sides.

The club coefficients have been released by UEFA’s governing body ahead of the 2017/18 season.

The rankings are based on club’s performances in both the Champions League and Europa League over the past five seasons.

And there is no sign of any English sides towards the top of the list with only Manchester City scraping into the top 10.

Unsurprisingly, Real Madrid lead the way after winning the Champions League in three of the last five years, ahead of Atletico and Barcelona.

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Atletico boss Diego Simeone (Image: Getty Images)

Manchester United’s Europa League success last term secures their spot in 16th, behind Arsenal (11th) and Chelsea (13th).

Antonio Conte’s men were not in the competition last season but will return after their Premier League title success.

Tottenham, Liverpool and Leicester – who reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League in 2016/17 – all make the top 50.

Paul Pogba celebrates with the Europa League trophy (Image: Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
Arsenal players slump as they are battered 5-1 by Bayern (Image: Getty Images)

The rankings determine the seeding of each club for next season’s Champions League and Europa League.

Chelsea’s title success will see them in Pot 1, while the two Manchester clubs are likely to be in Pot 2.

Spurs and Liverpool are expected to be in Pot 3 and will hope for favourable draws, should the Reds progress through the play-off round.

Arsenal and Everton will compete in the Europa League.

1 Real Madrid ESP 151.799
2 Atletico Madrid ESP 133.799
3 Barcelona ESP 128.799
4 Bayern Munich GER 122.656
5 Juventus ITA 119.049
6 Sevilla ESP 109.799
7 PSG FRA 103.249
8 Dortmund GER 95.656
9 Man City ENG 94.363
10 Benfica POR 87.783
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