English Premier League is the most-watched football league in the world. It is also the most expensive one. A huge amount of money is spent in this league, with teams always trying to get the best possible squad possible. The amount of money earned by the clubs through TV and advertising deals is massive. It makes it possible for the clubs to secure some of the best footballers on the planet. However, not all clubs are able to spend a similar amount of money. In this article, we have the Premier League clubs ranked on the wage bill.
Starting from the lowest, here are the Premier League clubs ranked on the wage bill.
20. Brentford – £11.6m
Playing in the Premier League for the first time ever, Brentford have the lowest wage bill across the league. Their highest-paid players are Pontus Jansson and David Raya, with a weekly wage of £25,000. They started the season but are currently languishing in the lower middle table.
19. Leeds United – £16.9m
Leeds’ second season back in the Premier League have been hampered by injuries. They recently parted ways with manager Marcelo Bielsa, who deserves nothing but applause for what he has done with this team. The highest-paid player in their team is Raphinha, with a weekly wage of £63,500.
18. Norwich City – 22.9m
Norwich City are dead bottom in the Premier League table and looking at their wage bill, it’s not difficult to understand why. The highest-paid player in their team is Manchester United loanee Brandon Williams, with a salary of £65,000 per week.
17. Watford – £30m
Watford are second-last in the Premier League table and have the fourth lowest wage bill in the league. The highest-paid player in their team is Moussa Sissoko, who earns £80,000 per week.
16. Burnley – £31.3m
Burnley are currently 18th in the league table and battling relegation. Sean Dyche has done a commendable job with the team, with a limited budget over the past few seasons. The highest-paid player in their team is defender Ben Mee, who earns a weekly salary of £55,000.
15. Brighton – £33m
Brighton are having a good season and will hope to finish in the top half of the table. Graham Potter has earned praise from all over the country for his management skills. The highest-paid player of the club is midfielder Adam Lallana, who earns £90,385 per week.
14. Wolves – £43m
Joao Moutinho is the highest-paid player in the Wolves team, with a weekly salary of £100k. Wolves are currently eighth in the league table and are having a good season, even after the departure of star player Adama Traore to Barcelona in the winter.