Inter have collected the first payment for their participation in the group stage of this season’s Champions League.

This according to Italian football finance news outlet Calcio e Finanza, who report that the Nerazzurri have taken in an initial payment worth €30.725 million for their participation in the competition.

UEFA has made the first payments to Italian teams for their participation in the Champions League group stage, with the Nerazzurri joined by Juventus, AC Milan, and Napoli in the competition this season.

The base amounts paid to all four clubs is €14.8 million, whilst in addition to this further amounts were added to the total payments based on historical ranking in UEFA competition.

For the Nerazzurri this amount was €15.925 million, taking the complete amount to just under €31 million, whilst Juventus are the Italian team with the highest historical ranking, with their total payment coming to just under €48 million including the historical ranking bonus.