Both Manchester teams has overtaken Chelsea as the clubs with highest wage bill premier league 2016-17 season. Chelsea’s 2015-16 wage was highest in the league (£215 million). But Manchester United and Man City spent massive amount of money in the summer transfer of 2016 to bring in top talent which ultimately increased their yearly wage bill. Below is the entire rundown premier league team’s wage bills.
Update: Manchester City now has the highest wage bill in premier league yet again with them reaching record £225m a year in player wages while Manchester United also had their wage bill increased from £203m last year to club record £220.8m in 206-17 season. Leicester City also had their wage bill increased from £48.2 million in league winning 2015-16 season to massive £66m in 2016-17 season.
|8||West Ham United||£60m||£63.9m||£69.5m||£79.8m|
The above figures were taken from official clubs accounts ended 2013,2014 while the 2015 figures are speculative from sources like guardian.co.uk who publish premier league club finance details every years.
We will be updated each clubs whole squad player salaries and you can click on the name of the club to get the specific clubs salary details. Right now Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea salaries has been updated.
English Premier League is the richest professional sport league in the world and it is also by far the most watched around the world which makes it most marketable and there is heck of a lot money in Premier League than compared to other rival european leagues such as Spain, Germany and Italy. Premier League signed a record breaking domestic TV rights deal for 2016-2019 which will bring in £5 billion just from UK rights and total income from domestic and foreign rights for next three years period might reach £8.5 billion which is almost doubled from previous tv rights deals. This new deal will enable all premier league clubs from 2016-17 to pocket atleast around £100m for a season and might reach £160m for the champions. So premier league wages are only going to increase if we look at the trend in last decade. Below is the list of all premier league clubs wages.