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Man United could lose $117m if they finish outside top four

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It has tonight been confirmed on NBC, that if Manchester United fail to gain Champions League football next season, it may cost the club between $67 and $117 million dollars next year.

At the moment, it doesn't look good for United, with the impending fifth place or perhaps even lower looking more and more likely each game, and probably bringing nightmares to David Moyes at night.

There are now 12 Premier League games left this season, with 36 points up for grabs, on a more pleasing note for Moyes, the mighty Red Devils have a fairly mild fixture list to play.

However, they do still have to face Everton, Liverpool, and the Blue half of Manchester still.

Last season’s quite short Champions League run to the Round of 16 saw Manchester United pull in a total of $70 million, $50 million in broadcast rights and prize money, whilst the other $20 million came in the form of match day revenue.

It's fair to say that if United were to finish fifth, and ultimately qualify for the Europa League, then the deficit of this loss may be a whole lot less, but who says they will even get fifth?

Luckily though, the website also reports on how United enjoyed record revenues for the second quarter of the 2013-14 financial year.

The senior figures at United currently project their income to rise from $603.97 million to over $698 million during this year.

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