13. Nottingham Forest – £59m
Forest came back in the Premier League years after quite a while. A lot of the credit goes to the owner who made some good investment in the club after purchasing it in 2017. The highest-paid player of the club is Jesse Lingard, with a weekly wage of £200k, while Dean Henderson earns £100k per week.
12. Crystal Palace – £66m
Crystal Palace finished 12th last season, a place they are more or less comfortable with. The highest-paid player in their squad is club legend Wilfried Zaha, who makes a weekly salary of £130,000.
11. Leicester City – £78m
Leicester finished 8th last season, slightly lower than expected. Thus, they have some catching up to do. Club legend Jamie Vardy is the highest-paid player in the squad with a salary of £140,000 per week.
10. Everton – £81m
Everton’s downfall has been shocking, especially with the fact that they have spent a decent amount of money in recent years. Last season, they only finished 16th. This season, they are no better. They have quite a lot of re-building to do. The highest-paid player are Abdoulaye Doucouré, Yerry Mina and Alex Iwobi with weekly wages of £120k each.
9. West Ham – £83m
After a good last season, West Ham are struggling this season. They have been poor both homes and away are flirting with relegation zones. The highest paid players in the team is Lucas Paqueta with a weekly wage of £150,000.
8. Newcastle United – £84m
Ever since the change in ownership, Newcastle are splashing some cash in the market. Bruno Guimaraes and Alexander Isak are the highest-paid players at the club with a weekly salary of £120,000
7. Aston Villa – £97m
Lucas Digne is the highest earner at the club, with a weekly wage of £160k. Last season, they only finished 14th, which is something they need to work on. They have a decent squad with a new manager at the helm and the fans are hopeful for a better outing this term.