Premier League prize money 2021-22 revealed as Man City and Liverpool top charts, while Tottenham ahead of the London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea.
The Premier League is the most lucrative in world football, but for some the financial rewards are bigger than others.
All the 20 teams in the top flight are handsomely rewarded for participating in the league, with those up near the top of the table receiving a larger slice of the pie.
A total of 50 per cent of the domestic broadcasting deal is split evenly, giving each club around £34.1million as an equal distribution.
Another 25 per cent is based on facility, which means the amount of times that a club is selected to be on UK television, while the remaining 25 per cent is split based on league position.
With 20th place Norwich awarded £1.7million for one share of that prize, Premier League winners Man City were given £35m, with £1.7m increments for each league position gained.
A similar agreement is in place for international broadcast money with each club given £50.1m as an equal share, before each place gained in the table earns the club an additional £0.7m.
Premier League prize money: Who came away with the most prize money during the 2021-22 season?
The 2021/22 campaign is officially in the history books with Manchester City retained the Premier League title, and their success saw them earn more money in combined prize money and TV revenue than any other side in the competition for the second consecutive year.
Thanks to Football finance expert Kieran Maguire, who has crunched the numbers on who earned the most in prize money over the course of the campaign.
Premier League season over, so who have been the winners in terms of prize money. For domestic broadcast deal 50% of the sum is split evenly, 25% based on 'facility' (number of times chosen by TV) & 25% on final league position, with bottom side getting 1 share and top 20 shares. pic.twitter.com/fKw05sD0fp
— Kieran Maguire (@KieranMaguire) May 24, 2022
Manchester City are, unsurprisingly, at the top of the list of the Premier League’s highest earners, bringing in £161.3m in prize money and broadcasting revenue this season as they were crowned champions.
That was followed closely by Liverpool on £159.8m who fell short of their rivals after coming second in the Premier League.
Although Chelsea finished third in the table, London rivals Tottenham Hotspur actually collected more than the Blues over the course of the season, despite coming home a place behind them in fourth.
Arsenal and Manchester United follow as a result of their league position, as well as their popularity when it comes to television picks.
At the other end of the table, relegation trio Burnley, Watford and Norwich earned the smallest amount in prize money and broadcasting revenue, with the Canaries taking £100.3m for the entire campaign.