The Premier League is the most-watched sports league globally, with an estimated audience of over 3.2 billion people in over 190 countries. Premier League generates significant revenue from broadcasting rights, sponsorships, ticket sales, merchandise, and other sources. This money is distributed among the league’s 20 clubs.
However, not all clubs have the same kind of financial backing and some are more cautious in spending the buck compared to other teams in the league. In the article, we have the Premier League clubs ranked on squad cost.
Here are all 20 Premier League clubs ranked on squad cost. All data have been taken from transfermarkt website.
20. Luton Town
Squad Cost: €24.75mm
Current Squad Value: €85.30m
Premier League newcomers Luton Town have the lowest squad assembling cost with a value of just €24.75mm. The combined current market value of the players stands at €85.30m, which is more than triple than squad cost.
19. Sheff Utd
Squad Cost: €135.39m
Current Squad Value: €135.68m
Sheffield United have a nearly identical squad cost and current squad value. They finished second in the championship last season and will hope to have a good outing in the English top division.
Squad Cost : €182.05m
Current Squad Value: €365.00m
Brentford are consistently playing good football and finished in the top half last season. They have some very good players in their team and their manager Thomas Frank has done a very good job in utilizing them,
Squad Cost : €183.70m
Current Squad Value: €227.75m
Burnley played some great attacking football last season in the Championship and earned promotion by winning the English second division. Vincent Kompany has done a great job with the team, but this season will be a litmus test for him and the team.
Squad Cost : €185.42m
Current Squad Value: €295.90m
Fulham had a good outing last season, finishing in the top ten of the Premier League table. Marco Silva did a good job with the team last season, however, will have a tougher job replicating the success without their star striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who left for Saudi Arabia in the summer.
15. Brighton & Hove Albion
Squad Cost : €193.32m
Current Squad Value: €376.30m
Brighton has a current squad value of €376.30m. This represents a significant increase from the squad cost of €193.32m, highlighting the club’s investment in high-quality players. They finished sixth in the Premier League last season and qualified for the Europa League. With continued investment in players and facilities, the club looks set to continue to grow and thrive in the years ahead.
14. Crystal Palace
Squad Cost : €228.99m
Current Squad Value: €333.45m
Roy Hodgson was re-appointed as manager of the club last season. The club was in trouble and he safely guided the club to an 11th-place finish, showcasing his class as a manager.