Well Manchester United and Manchester City have announced the highest wage bills for Premier League season 2018-19 and their current wage bill almost exceeds annual spending of Chelsea. In season 2016-17, Chelsea wage bill was around £215 million and that was the highest wage bill of that season. But in current season both Manchester Clubs have spent some massive bids in summer window transfer of 2017-18 to recruit top notch football athletes in their team and due to these expensive signings their wage bill has increased in running season. Let’s take in-depth look at Premier League all teams wage bills.
Currently Manchester City is dominating the Premier League with their highest wage bill and it is expected that their annual spends will cross £225 million this year whereas Manchester United stands 2nd on the list as their wage bill has increased from £203 million to record 220.8 million in 2018-19 season. Another big name Leicester City is also all set to join Manchester clubs as the wage bill of Leicester has also increased from £48.2 million to £80 million in 2018-18 season.
|8||West Ham United||£60m||£63.9m||£69.5m||£79.8m|
The numbers and figures we have elaborated in the above table are taken from official account sources of different FC as well as from different sports magazines like Guardian and Forbes. It might be possible these figures clash with your information as clubs finance details are changed in after regular intervals. We have also updated the player salaries of all FC of Premier League and after clicking the name of the club you will get to the squad salaries of that specific club. The squad salaries of some clubs have still not updated but we will update them soon.
Football is the most watchable sport of the world whereas Premier League is one of the most expensive football league all over the globe. Due to huge fan following in almost all regions of the world Premier League has also become most profitable league as compare to many other Europe football tournaments like Germany, Spain and Italy.
During season 2017-19 Premier League have made record contracts with worldwide sports channels as their official broadcasting rights were sold around £5 million only in UK whereas their total local and international rights income almost exceeds £8.5 million which is almost the doubled from last season television rights contracts. The new TV rights deal also increased the income of all emerging clubs of this tournament and in current season each club will get around £100 million whereas the amount for the champions of this league will extend to £160 million.