The 10 best selling clubs since 2011

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As the transfer window continues, we took a look at the 10 clubs that have made the most money from player sales over the past 10 seasons, and some of them may surprise you! 

While big teams tend to spend big on acquiring the services of their most desired transfer targets, some clubs have developed something of a speciality for selling their stars for large sums of money. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see the 10 best selling clubs, and how much they earned through player sales, since 2011, per Transfermarkt

Chief among them are the likes of Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea, with all of them having generated quite a lot of transfer income from selling their prized assets. 

Over the past decade, Bundesliga side BVB sold Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze, Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Christian Pulisic, and most recently Jadon Sancho for huge transfers fees. 

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LaLiga giants Atletico have also done their fair share of good business over the past 10 years, having seen the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernandez, Rodri, Thomas Partey, and Radamel Falcao all leave for hefty sums. 

Chelsea, who tend to spend big on signing players themselves, are surprisingly one of the top-earning clubs in this metric.

The Blues, who are the only English club in the top 10, have grossed €1 billion (R17.4 billion) over the past decade following the departures of players such as Eden Hazard, Oscar, and Diego Costa. 

Other clubs who have made the most from transfer sales over the past 10 years include Benfica, AS Roma and AS Monaco, but who is at the top of the list? Scroll through the gallery above to find out! 

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