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Average PL wage is £30k a week

June 7, 2013
By ESPN staff
The average Premier League footballer now earns £30,000 a week, figures from Deloitte's Sports Business Unit have revealed.

The data shows that the average UK top flight wage has doubled in the last six years - meaning a footballer earns more than the average national annual wage in a week.

Figures for the 2011-12 season show that £1.66 billion was spent on wages across the Premier League.

No club spent more than Manchester City, who shelled out £202 million and were ...

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