This is where Sheffield United rank in the Premier League’s shocking player-wage-to-table-points breakdown

Sheffield United struggled in their Boxing Day clash, but made it four matches unbeaten as they picked up a point in their 1-1 draw with Watford at Bramall Lane.

Friday, 27th December 2019, 1:15 pm
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The Blades could head into 2020 as high as fourth in the league table, if results go their way over the weekend, in a first half of the season not even the most optimistic of United fans could have envisioned last summer.

Now, a table has emerged - stellar work by Sporting Intelligence - that highlights how the Blades' wage pounds-to-points ratio stacks up against their divisional rivals. Take a look at where United rank...

Average first team player pay per game: £161,200. Points: 28. Spend per player, per point: £109,286. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Average first team player pay per game: £126,059. Points: 24. Spend per player, per point: £99,797. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £107,941. Points: 22. Spend per player, per point: £93,222. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £183,882. Points: 38. Spend per player, per point: £87,102. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £53,292. Points: 13. Spend per player, per point: £77,889. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £79,533. Points: 19. Spend per player, per point: £75,347. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £125,632. Points: 32. Spend per player, per point: £74,594. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £104,238. Points: 29. Spend per player, per point: £68,294. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £75,987. Points: 26. Spend per player, per point: £55,529. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £60,512. Points: 21. Spend per player, per point: £54,749. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £51,726. Points: 18. Spend per player, per point: £54,600. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £145,726. Points: 52. Spend per player, per point: £50,444. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £50,467. Points: 20. Spend per player, per point: £45,133. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £47,508. Points: 20. Spend per player, per point: £45,133. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £88,236. Points: 39. Spend per player, per point: £42,987. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £54,904. Points: 25. Spend per player, per point: £41,725. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £26,079. Points: 12. Spend per player, per point: £41,292. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £50,404. Points: 24. Spend per player, per point: £39,903. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £57,831. Points: 27. Spend per player, per point: £38,554. (Photo by PAUL HARDING/AFP via Getty Images)
Average first team player pay per game: £19,158. Points: 29. Spend per player, per point: £12,552. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)