For the second year in a row, the Italian football market has been one of the best performing in Europe.
This year, it saw the sale of the Nijiya, the largest football club in Italy, and the sale by Italian bank N1 to a consortium led by Swiss group UBS.
The Nijiyas success in the market also resulted in the formation of the Milan-based Serie B and Serie A leagues, which have now been given the backing of the UEFA.
The sales of the clubs have increased the revenues of the Serie A and Serie B leagues by over 30 per cent, according to figures released by the sports finance ministry.
The league table for the second time in a year is below: