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Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders

How the British clubs spend millions to survive in the world’s most exciting sporting league

Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
In analysis carried out by Arabian Business, we took the clubs that have maintained their Premier League status since 2008, calculated the net amount spent during the seasons from 2008 to 2014, and divided each dollar total by the number of points earned.
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Everton

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 63
\n2009/10: 61
\n2010/11: 54
\n2011/12: 56
\n2012/13: 63
\n2013/14: 72
\nTotal: 369
\nTransfer Spend ($net): -$46,023,828
\n$ per point -$124,725
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Tottenham Hotspur

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 51
\n2009/10: 70
\n2010/11: 62
\n2011/12: 69
\n2012/13: 72
\n2013/14: 69
\nTotal: 393
\nTransfer Spend ($net): -$3,433,959
\n$ per point: -$8,737
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Fulham

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 53
\n2009/10: 46
\n2010/11: 49
\n2011/12: 52
\n2012/13: 43
\n2013/14: 32
\nTotal: 275
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $37,182,583
\n$ per point: $135,209
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Arsenal

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 72
\n2009/10: 75
\n2010/11: 68
\n2011/12: 70
\n2012/13: 73
\n2013/14: 79
\nTotal: 437
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $66,978,163
\n$ per point: $153,268
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Sunderland

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 36
\n2009/10: 44
\n2010/11: 47
\n2011/12: 45
\n2012/13: 39
\n2013/14: 38
\nTotal: 249
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $79,747,697
\n$ per point: $320,272
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Liverpool

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 86
\n2009/10: 63
\n2010/11: 58
\n2011/12: 52
\n2012/13: 61
\n2013/14: 84
\nTotal: 404
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $142,788,786
\n$ per point: $353,437
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Manchester United

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 90
\n2009/10: 85
\n2010/11: 80
\n2011/12: 89
\n2012/13: 89
\n2013/14: 64
\nTotal: 497
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $221,610,113
\n$ per point: $445,896
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Aston Villa

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 62
\n2009/10: 64
\n2010/11: 48
\n2011/12: 38
\n2012/13: 41
\n2013/14: 38
\nTotal: 291
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $137,358,340
\n$ per point: $472,021
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Stoke City

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 45
\n2009/10: 47
\n2010/11: 46
\n2011/12: 45
\n2012/13: 42
\n2013/14: 50
\nTotal: 275
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $143,228,013
\n$ per point: $143,228,013
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Chelsea

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 83
\n2009/10: 86
\n2010/11: 71
\n2011/12: 64
\n2012/13: 75
\n2013/14: 82
\nTotal: 461
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $437,324,997
\n$ per point: $948,643
Football focus: Premier League’s big spenders
Manchester City

\nPOINTS
\n2008/09: 50
\n2009/10: 67
\n2010/11: 71
\n2011/12: 89
\n2012/13: 78
\n2013/14: 86
\nTotal: 441
\nTransfer Spend ($net): $766,571,341
\n$ per point: $1,738,257