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 – £32m
Brentford have the lowest wage bill across the league. Their highest-paid player in the their is Ben Mee, who makes a weekly wage of £55k. Bryan Mbeumo is the next highest earning player with £45,000/week, while the talismanic Ivan Toney only makes £21,000 per week.
19. Brighton – £37m
Brighton had a good last season and are continuing continue the same under new manager Roberto De Zerbi. The highest-paid player in the club is midfielder Adam Lallana, who earns £90,385 per week. World Cup winner Alexis Mac Allister makes a weekly wage of £50,000.
18. Bournemouth – £43m
Jordan Zemura is the highest paid player in the team with a weekly wage of £80,000 per week. Jefferson Lerma and David Brooks are the next-highest paid players of Bournemouth, with both players earning £55,000 per week. Bournemouth came back in the Premier League again for the 2022-23 season and will hope to do well enough to survive in it.
17. Leeds United – £49m
After a below-average last season, in which they just survived relegation, Leeds have made a good start to this season. The highest-paid player of the club is Rodrigo, who earns £100k per week. Club owner Andrea Radrizzani has made some wise investments in the club.
16. Southampton – £49.5m
James Ward-Prowse is the highest paid player at the club, with a weekly wage of £100k. Theo Walcott still makes £75,000/week at the club despite hardly playing for the club. His contract will expire in the summer of 2023.
15. Wolves – £52m
Joao Moutinho and Raul Jimenez are the highest-paid players in the Wolves team, with a weekly salary of £100k each. Goncalo Guedes earns £90k per week, making him the next highest-paid player of the club. The club finished 10th last season, but are langushing in relegation places this season.
14. Fulham – £55m
Bernd Leno is the highest-paid player of Fulham, with a weekly wage of £90k. Their owner Shahid Khan has splashed the cash after purchasing the club in 2013. Under him, Fulham has been through three relegations and three promotions under eight managers in nine years.