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

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.

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The champions were paid for 25 games on TV and received £161.7m of Premier League money. However, £7.8m will be paid back in a rebate.

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

Man United were paid for 27 games on TV and received £160.9m of Premier League money. However, £7.4m will be paid back in a rebate.
Chelsea were paid for 27 games on TV and received £158.2m of Premier League money. However, £7.3m will be paid back in a rebate.
Liverpool were paid for 28 games on TV and received £156.5m of Premier League money. However, £8.2m will be paid back in a rebate.
West Ham were paid for 24 games on TV and received £147.4m of Premier League money. However, £3.9m will be paid back in a rebate.
Leicester were paid for 22 games on TV and received £148.2m of Premier League money. However, £6.9m will be paid back in a rebate.
Spurs were paid for 25 games on TV and received £145.7m of Premier League money. However, £6.3m will be paid back in a rebate.
Leeds were paid for 26 games on TV and received £138.6m of Premier League money. The club is not required to pay any of the funds back in a rebate because they were not in the Premier League for the 19/20 season and did not receive any parachute payments during then.
Arsenal were paid for 26 games on TV and received £141.2m of Premier League money. However, £6.2m will be paid back in a rebate.
Everton were paid for 21 games on TV and received £139.3m of Premier League money. However, £4.9m will be paid back in a rebate.
Villa were paid for 15 games on TV and received £125.6m of Premier League money. However, £3.4m will be paid back in a rebate.
Wolves were paid for 18 games on TV and received £125.8m of Premier League money. However, £5.9m will be paid back in a rebate.
Newcastle were paid for 22 games on TV and received £121.4m of Premier League money. However, £4.5m will be paid back in a rebate.
Palace were paid for 15 games on TV and received £120.3m of Premier League money. However, £4m will be paid back in a rebate.
Southampton were paid for 14 games on TV and received £116.7m of Premier League money. However, £5m will be paid back in a rebate.
Brighton were paid for 14 games on TV and received £111.3m of Premier League money. However, £3.8m will be paid back in a rebate.
Fulham were paid for 16 games on TV and received £107.8m of Premier League money. However, £0.9m will be paid back in a rebate.
Burnley were paid for 12 games on TV and received £106.8m of Premier League money. However, £5.1m will be paid back in a rebate.
West Brom were paid for 13 games on TV and received £102.4m of Premier League money. However, £079m will be paid back in a rebate.
Sheffield United were paid for 10 games on TV and received £96.9m of Premier League money. However, £5.9m will be paid back in a rebate.