The Premier League wages have changed drastically since Leeds United were in the Premier League. Picture: Getty

How Premier League wages have drastically risen since Leeds United's 2004 relegation

A look at the average wage from each Premier League season

By Joel Sked
Saturday, 16th May 2020, 9:00 am
Updated Saturday, 16th May 2020, 9:14 am

Leeds United fans don’t need reminding that it has been a long time since the team competed in the Premier League. This campaign is the 16th outside the top flight.

Next season, however, could of course be very different. The Whites could be back in the big time. They will encounter a different place to the one they left. One similarity will be the big wages on offer. Leeds were big spenders before they dropped into the second tier. If they are to be competing in the league next campaign, they will likely be overshadowed by many when it comes to wages.

Click and scroll through to see how the average first-team football wages including bonuses have increased across the past quarter of a century.

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