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United Pip City In Premier League Earnings

May 18, 2018

Manchester United are this season’s cash kings after finishing ahead of rivals and champions Manchester City in Premier League football’s earnings table.

The Old Trafford club received £328,491 ($443,191) more than City this campaign due to United having two more live matches televised in the UK. This meant their facilities fee was more £2.26m ($3.04m) higher.

Jose Mourinho’s side were shown live 28 times in the UK in 2017/18 with City screened 26 times.

In total, Premier League clubs received £2.42bn ($3.27bn), £2.1m ($2.83m) more than last season.

A club’s total payment is made up of UK broadcast revenue, central commercial revenues and international broadcasting revenues.

City received £38.63m ($52.12m) for winning the title, £1.93m ($2.60m) more than second-placed United, who earned £149.4m ($201.6m) from the Premier League. 

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