City scoop £3.9m for World Cup stars but where does rest of PL rank?

City scoop £3.9m for World Cup stars but where does rest of PL rank?


Manchester City have claimed the most of any Premier League side after FIFA dished out their fees for players appearing at the World Cup The governing body pays out a staggering £163million to clubs who have had players at the tournament Each club’s share is calculated from the number of squad members and the days they have spent at the World Cup That ranges from two weeks prior to the tournament to the day after a player’s team is eliminated A share for each player is given to the clubs a player has been registered with for the two years before the World Cup   PREMIER LEAGUE FEES Team Amount Manchester City £3,906,635.92 Tottenham £3,424,382 93 Chelsea £2,994,608.78 Manchester United £2,854,849.32 Liverpool £2,018,502 21 Arsenal £1,732,354.39 Leicester £1,700,314.67 Southampton £872,806.10 West Ham £855,129 02 Everton £644,108.81 Burnley £490,539.13 Crystal Palace £482,805.40 Huddersfield £477,281 31 Wolves £341,941.12 Watford £324,264.04 Brighton £259,079.79 Fulham £142,521 50 Newcastle £96,119.15 Bournemouth £0.00 Cardiff £0.00 It is not impacted by the amount of games that a player features in  Incredibly, two Premier League sides received no money as they had no players at the World Cup  City top the charts in England as they have collected £3.9million for the players they had in Russia Benjamin Mendy was the player from City who went furthest, reaching the final with France, although Kevin De Bruyne also went deep in the tournament with Belgium John Stones, Fabian Delph, Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker were part of Gareth Southgate’s squad and played in the third-fourth play-off Tottenham, who had a number of representatives in Southgate’s squad, came in just behind City at £3 4m.Chelsea pulled in just under £3m for their players. Eden Hazard reached the last four with Belgium Manchester United, who saw midfielder Paul Pogba star at the tournament, ranked fourth in the English top flight with £2 8m in payments.Liverpool were behind on £2.8m. Their captain Jordan Henderson was among the players who went furthest, with England, while others featured to the latter stages Arsenal also pulled in a fee of over a million — £1.73m — with Leicester on £1.7m  After that, the likes of Southampton and West Ham pulled in over £800,000, Everton took £644,108 and Burnley received £490,539 Crystal Palace and Huddersfield received over £400,000, while newly-promoted Wolves still had enough players in the squad to take £341,941 Watford received £324,264 as Brighton were given £259,079. Fulham earned £142,521 and Newcastle were the last Premier League side to make money, on £96,119 On the other hand, Bournemouth and Cardiff did not receive a single penny from FIFA due to a lack of players at the competition Elsewhere in Europe, Spanish giants Real Madrid were handed £3.75m and Barcelona earned £3 2m from their players at the World Cup.

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