Premier League five-year net spend table: Chelsea closing in on Manchester United

Date published: Tuesday 24th January 2023 12:00 - Ian Watson

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Forget the league table, it’s all about the Premier League net spend table. Man Utd are being hauled in by Chelsea. 

Bold denotes a profit; final league positions in brackets…

 

1) Manchester United: £-534.2m
22/23: £-199.4m
21/22: £-99.5m (6th)
20/21: £-56.45m (2nd)
19/20: £-134.87m  (3rd)
18/19: £-45.8m (6th)

 

2) Chelsea: £-527.4m
22/23: £-354.67m
21/22: £5.79m (3rd)
20/21: £-166.86m (4th)
19/20: £98.57m (4th)
18/19: £-110.23m (3rd)

 

3) Arsenal: £-475.1m
22/23: £-138.8m
21/22: £-120m (5th)
20/21: £-59m (8th)
19/20: £-94.58m (8th)
18/19: £-62.71m (5th)

 


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4) West Ham: £-356.1m
22/23: £-152.21m
21/22: £-62.02m (7th)
20/21: £-8.2m (6th)
19/20: £-56.77m (16th)
18/19: £-76.91m (10th)

 

5) Tottenham: £-325.06m
22/23: £-115.76m
21/22: £-54.09m (4th)
20/21: £-85.79m (7th)
19/20: £-74.14m (6th)
18/19: £4.72m (4th)

 

6) Newcastle: £-308.25m
22/23: £-118.32m
21/22: £-115.19m (11th)
20/21: £-34.18m (12th)
19/20: £-32.89m (13th)
18/19: £-7.68m (13th)

 

7) Aston Villa: £-270.95m
22/23: £-40.73m
21/22: £-2.47m (14th)
20/21: £-87.01m (11th)
19/20: £-138.13m (17th)
18/19: £-2.6m (5th in Championship)

 

8) Wolves: £-258.82m
22/23: £-86.52m
21/22: £-5.09m (10th)
20/21: £-7.37m (13th)
19/20: £-81.3m (7th)
18/19: £-78.53m (7th)

 

9) Liverpool: £-252.58m
22/23: £-49.7m
21/22: £-50.44m (2nd)
20/21: £-58.7m (3rd)
19/20: £29.94m (Champions)
18/19: £-123.7m (2nd)

 


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10) Manchester City: £-224.73m
22/23: £8.3m

21/22: £-39.81m (Champions)
20/21: £-96.56m (Champions)
19/20: £-78.13m (2nd)
18/19: £-18.54m (Champions)

 

11) Fulham: £-188.8m
22/23: £-35.75m
21/22: £-14.56m (1st in Championship)
20/21: £-32.88m (18th)
19/20: £-7.5m (4th in Championship)
18/19: £-98.11m (19th)

 

12) Leeds United: £-168.6m
22/23:£-27.52m
21/22: £-51.71m (17th)
20/21: £-112.21m (9th)
19/20: £26.44m (1st in Championship)
18/19: £-3.6m  (3rd in Championship)

 

13) Nottingham Forest: £165.61m
22/23: £-153.6m
21/22: £-5.37m (4th in Championship)
20/21: £535,000 (17th in Championship)
19/20: £8.56m (7th in Championship)
18/19: £-15.74m (9th in Championship)

 

14) Everton: £-165.05m
22/23: £-17.83m
21/22: £5.74m (16th)
20/21: £-60.86m (10th)
19/20: £-29.3m (12th)
18/19: £-62.8m (8th)

 

15) Southampton: £-143.95m
22/23: £-88.09m
21/22: £15.23m (15th)
20/21: £-9.71m (15th)
19/20: £-30.19m (11th)
18/19: £-31.91m (16th)

 


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16) Crystal Palace: £-71.4m
22/23: £-25.73m
21/22: £-75.57m (12th)
20/21: £-2.12m  (14th)
19/20: £42.17m (14th)
18/19: £-10.15m (12th)

 

17) Leicester: £-47.16m
22/23: £44.49m
21/22: £-56.14m (8th)
20/21: £-4.97m (5th)
19/20: £-13.95m (5th)
18/19: £-16.59m (9th)

 

18) Brighton: £-39.69m
22/23: £76.06m
21/22: £3.09m (9th)
20/21: £-6.97m (16th)
19/20: £-47m (15th)
18/19: £-64.87m (17th)

 

19) Bournemouth: £-29.37m
22/23: £-43.6m
21/22: £12.59m (2nd in Championship)
20/21: £82.57m (6th in Championship)
19/20: £-17.91m (18th)
18/19: £-63.02m (14th)

 

20) Brentford: £-781,000
22/23: £-42.06m
21/22: £-31.34m (13th)
20/21: £48.03m (3rd in Championship)
19/20:-£-345,000 (3rd in Championship)
18/19: £24.93m (11th in Championship)

 

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