This Is The Amount Man City Earned For Winning Premier League Title From Liverpool
- Manchester City might have won the Premier League title but their prize money went down
- The Etihad outfit made more money when they finished as runners-up behind Liverpool last campaign
- Every team in the Premier League got £2million more according to the hierarchy on the league table
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Man City's prize money from winning the Premier League is less than what they were earned last season despite coming second behind Liverpool, The Sun, Mirror.
Despite capping up a remarkable season with another crown, their prize money did not replicate their brilliant display on the pitch.
The Citizens went home with £163million, with £123m for TV rights and the remaining £40m for finishing top of the table.
City rivals Manchester United gulped £161m, with the same £123m for broadcast rights and £38m for emerging runners-up.
Third placed and fourth place sides Liverpool and Chelsea have the same amount in TV rights but earned £36m and £34m respectively.
Every other teams in the English topflight division recieved the same amount and below is the comprehensive Premier League prize money 2020/21 for all teams.
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1st - Man City - £38m
2nd - Man Utd - £36m
3rd - Liverpool - £34m
4th - Chelsea - £32m
5th - Leicester - £30m
6th - West Ham - £28m
7th - Tottenham - £27m
8th - Arsenal - £24m
9th - Leeds - £23m
10th - Everton - £21m
11th - Aston Villa - £19m
12th - Newcastle - £17m
13th - Wolves - £15m
14th - Crystal Palace - £13m
15th - Southampton - £11m
16th - Brighton - £10m
17th - Burnley - £8.5m
18th - Fulham - £6m
19th - West Brom - £4m
20th - Sheffield United - £2.5m
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Yakubu Aiyegbeni's exploits in the Premier League has not been forgotten as the legendary Nigerian striker was ranked 38th among the 50 greatest strikers in the English topflight division, Sport Bible, 90min.
The former Super Eagles forward pulled the strings when he joined helped Portsmouth gain promotion in the Premier League and scored 14 goals in his first season at topflight level.
After two seasons at Frampton Park he joined Middlesbrough and continued from where he stopped with 13 league goals.
Other African strikers named among the top Premier League strikers are Didier Drogba who is in ninth place, Emmanuel Adebayor in 27th and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang in 42nd.