Burnley one of Europe's most profitable clubs according to UEFA report
The stunning news is contained in the official UEFA benchmarking report released today.
According to the document Burnley made a profit of £40m with a net profit margin of 38%.
The previous year Burnley ranked just 100th in the profit table.
The table was topped by Liverpool with a profit of £75m. - the third highest profit on record. Newcastle were second with £43m, Real Madrid third with £42m and Leicester City joint fourth with Burnley.
When it came to operating profit, Burnley recorded a figure of £54m ranking them tenth. Manchester United topped that list with an operating profit of £143m.
In terms of revenue, the Clarets came in 44th place.