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Arsenal wage bill compared to Chelsea & Man United as Arteta quality shown 


Arsenal wage bill compared to Chelsea & Man United as Arteta quality shown 

Manchester United and Chelsea reveals that they are ranked sixth, but despite this, Mikel Arteta has demonstrated his abilities as a quality manager.

The Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal, who are currently leading the Premier League, have the smallest wage bill among the top six clubs. The Gunners spend £97,878,000 on wages, ranking them sixth in the league. Despite this, their position at the top of the table is even more impressive given the significant amount their rivals spend on player wages. Manchester City, Arsenal’s closest competitors, spend almost double what the Gunners do on wages, with their highest earners including Erling Haaland and Kevin de Bruyne.

 Nonetheless, Arsenal’s lead over Chelsea and Manchester United in the Premier League is especially remarkable considering the vast difference in their respective wage bills. 

Both of these clubs, which are known for their prowess in the transfer market, spend well over double Arsenal’s wage bill, with Chelsea spending the most. Despite spending over £600 million on transfer fees in the past two transfer windows, Chelsea’s wage bill stands at £212,090,000, but they currently sit in 10th place in the league and are 29 points behind Arsenal. 

Meanwhile, Manchester United spend slightly less on wages at £211,875,000, and although they have won the Carabao Cup and sit third in the table, they are still 16 points behind Arsenal.

 The difference in Arsenal’s wage bill compared to other clubs highlights the impressive job that Mikel Arteta is doing in building a strong team at the Emirates. 

Under Arteta’s leadership, Arsenal has not spent more than £50 million on a single player. Although progress had been steady but slow up until this season, the Gunners are now reaping the benefits of investing wisely in the transfer market.

Premier League’s most costly teams

Chelsea (£212,090,000)

Manchester United (£211,875,000)

Manchester City (£182,640,000)

Liverpool (£158,788,000)

Tottenham Hotspur (£110,438,000)

Arsenal (£97,878,000)

Aston Villa (£89,880,000)

Everton (£80,707,000)

West Ham United (£80,060,000)

Newcastle United (£76,220,600)

Leicester City (£73,190,000)

Crystal Palace (£67,624,000)

Nottingham Forest (£67,460,000)

Fulham (£56,668,000)

Wolverhampton Wanderers (£52,702,000)

Southampton (£51,496,000)

Leeds United (£48,100,000)

AFC Bournemouth (£42,276,000)

Brighton and Hove Albion (£35,685,000)

Brentford (£30,170,000)

Arsenal wage bill compared to Chelsea & Man United as Arteta quality shown 

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