Biggest transfer budgets in Football Manager 2024: Richest clubs

Nathan Warby
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While Football Manager 2024 lets you take a smaller team from rags to riches, sometimes players like to take it easy by starting at a club with plenty of finances. So, here are the teams in Football Manager 2024 with the biggest transfer budgets.

Football Manager 2024 gives aspiring coaches the freedom to build a club however they want. To achieve long-term success, it’s essential to fill your squad with the very best players, as well as top young talent that keeps it competitive for years to come.

But if you’re going to make meaningful moves in the transfer market, you’ll need to pick a team with plenty of financial backing. When choosing a club to manage, their budget is one of the key factors to consider.

So, here are the richest teams in Football Manager 2024 with the highest transfer budgets.

Best transfer budgets in Football Manager 2024

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Football Manager 2024 features some of the wealthiest clubs in the world.

Brighton and Hove Albion have the biggest transfer budget in Football Manager 2024, which may come as a shock to many. In fact, a handful of clubs you might expect to be included are missing from the list, while some wildcards do appear.

This is because the richest clubs, like Real Madrid, don’t necessarily have the funds available to splash in the transfer market right off the bat. Meanwhile, teams with a savvy transfer policy have the cash to hand immediately.

With this in mind, here are the clubs with the biggest transfer budgets in Football Manager 2024 during the first season:

ClubTransfer Budget
Brighton & Hove Albion£81m
Manchester City£42m
Celta Vigo£40m
AS Monaco£30m
West Ham£28m
Athletic Bilbao£25m
Real Madrid£25m
Tottenham Hotspur£23m
RB Leipzig£20m
AC Milan£20m
Bayern Munich£20m

Richest clubs in Football Manager 2024

Unsurprisingly, Manchester City are the richest club in Football Manager 2024. Premier League clubs dominate the rankings, with Inter Miami making a surprise appearance after the arrival of Lionel Messi significantly boosted their global profile.

While the richest clubs might not have access to a huge transfer kitty in year one, they have plenty of funds tucked away to make them ideal for long-term projects.

Here are the richest clubs in Football Manager 2024:

Manchester City£468m
Tottenham Hotspur£378m
Manchester United£267m
Real Madrid£261m
Brighton & Hove Albion£164m
West Ham£156m
Inter Miami£144m
Leicester City£126m
Bayern Munich£102m

Those were the richest teams in Football Manager 2024 as well as the clubs with the best transfer budgets. So, if you’re looking to buy new players or embark on a long-term career, consider starting with one of these jobs.

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. He’s an expert in EA Sports FC, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, as well as superhero games, including Marvel’s Spider-Man. With a master's degree in Magazine Journalism from Nottingham Trent University, he worked as a Trainee Reporter for Derbyshire Live before moving into games media, with bylines at Dexerto, Cultured Vultures, and more. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].