Survey Reveals Man City Is Highest Paid Team Globally, Five EPL Clubs Rank In Top 20
Man City is the highest paid team in global sport, according to Sportingintelligence’s Global Sports Salaries Survey for '14, compiled in association with ESPN The Magazine. The average first-team pay at Man City has been calculated at £5.3M ($8.8M) per year, or £102,653 ($170,000) per week in the period under review. MLB's N.Y. Yankees and L.A. Dodgers are second and third. La Liga sides Real Madrid and Barcelona were fourth and fifth. Five EPL sides made the top 20. ManU was eighth, Chelsea was 10th, Arsenal was 11th and Liverpool 20th. The survey only considers player salaries and not sponsorships. For a complete list of teams, click here (Sportingintelligence).