Where Man Utd and Man City staggering wage bills rank against Saudis in 25 biggest world football clubs - gallery

Manchester United and Manchester City fork out huge wage bills but how do they compare with the new Saudi footballing powers?

It's been another busy transfer window in the North West with Manchester United and Manchester City throwing around the stratospheric sums of money that have become synonymous with the modern game.

It's not just been Premier League sides splashing millions of pounds this summer with clubs in Saudi Arabia flexing their new footballing muscle in the market to bring some of the world's biggest stars to the Middle East.

With big transfer fees come big salary expectations and Sports Lens have crunched the figures behind wage bills at the biggest clubs across the world. This is how Manchester United and Manchester City's wages rank against those Saudi giants and European titans.