Every club’s wage bill compared to league position – see how your club performed

first_img 17. West Bromwich Albion’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £74m – The Baggies finished 14th. Verdict: Overperformed! 15. Leicester City’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £80m – The Foxes finished as Premier League champions. Verdict: Massively overperformed! 20 20 20. Watford’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £58m – click the arrow above, right, to see how each Premier League club’s wage bill compared to their league position in the 2015/16 season – The Hornets finished 13th in the actual table that season. Verdict: Overperformed! 20 It’s hard to believe little over a year ago Leicester City lifted the Premier League trophy.But Deloitte have reminded us of that season with their Annual Review of Football Finance 2017, detailing the huge financial gaps between each top flight club from that term.And, based on the information they’ve revealed, we’ve compared the wage bill of every Premier League club to their league position in the 2015/16 campaign.Scroll through the gallery above to check out the numbers… 20 20 20 20 20 20 5. Arsenal’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £195m – The Gunners finished runners-up to Leicester. Verdict: Overperformed! 16. Newcastle United’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £75m – The Magpies finished 18th and dropped to the Championship. Verdict: Underperformed! 12. Stoke City’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £82m – The Potters finished ninth. Verdict: Overperformed! 20 19. Bournemouth’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £60m – The Cherries finished 16th. Verdict: Overperformed! 20 20 11. Sunderland’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £84m – The Black Cats finished 17th. Verdict: Underperformed! 8. Aston Villa’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £93m – The Villans finished 20th and dropped to the Championship. Verdict: Massively underperformed! 4. Manchester City’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £198m – City finished fourth. Verdict: Par! 20 20 2. Chelsea’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £232m – The Blues finished 10th. Verdict: Underperformed badly! 20 20 7. Everton’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £95m – The Toffees finished 11th. Verdict: Underperformed! 20 13. Swansea City’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £82m – The Swans finished 12th. Verdict: Overperformed… just. 6. Tottenham Hotspur’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £105m – Spurs finished third. Verdict: Overperformed! 10. West Ham United’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £84m – The Hammers finished seventh. Verdict: Overperformed! 9. Southampton’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £85m – The Saints finished sixth. Verdict: Overperformed! 18. Norwich City’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £67m – The Canaries finished 19th and dropped to the Championship. Verdict: Underperformed! 20 3. Liverpool’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £209m – The Reds finished eighth. Verdict: Underperformed! 14. Crystal Palace’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £81m – The Eagles finished 15th. Verdict: Underperformed… just. 20 20 1. Manchester United’s wage bill for the 2015/16 season was £241m – The Red Devils finished fifth. Verdict: Underperformed!last_img

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