Sheffield United's interim manager Paul Heckingbottom (Photo by JAN KRUGER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The staggering amount Sheffield United earned from Premier League last season compared to Leeds United, Newcastle United and Arsenal

Sheffield United’s sorry season is finally over – but how much did the Blades pocket from the 2020/21 season as they prepare for life back in the Championship?

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 10:06 am

Although the Premier League have not officially confirmed how much each club has earned, the widely-respected Nick Harris – from the @sportingintel account on Twitter, has estimated the amount the Blades and their rivals are set to receive from Premier League central funds and prize money.

Clubs receive more money the higher up the table they finish in the table, and cash based on the number of times their games are shown live on TV in the UK.

But United and the other 19 clubs were also required to pay some money back to broadcasters after the Covid-19 disruption last season. The more a club earns in Premier League money, the higher the rebate.

The estimated figures are based on methods of previous seasons – check out to see how United compared to their top-flight counterparts...

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