— FIFA is set to pay-out £157 million in compensation to all clubs who released players for the World Cup.
— The Premier League will receive one fifth of the total £157 million pay-out as the highest recipient across the World Leagues from England reaching the Semi-Finals.
— London and Berlin, 13th July 2018 – Research from Berlin-based communications specialists Tonka reveals all compensation pay-outs that FIFA´s World Cup Benefits Program will make to clubs whose players have been released to participate in the World Cup :
In addition to Manchester City and Chelsea FC, the top ten club pay-outs include Tottenham Hotspurs in fourth place receiving £3.4 million and Manchester United in seventh, receiving receiving d a£2.96 million.
The Premier League receives over 62% more than World Cup Finalists France and is the FIFA´s highest pay-out of all world leagues::
Players will also earn pay-outs for their former clubs:
The former clubs of the World Cup players are also entitled to receive payouts if the players were under contract from 2016 onwards. Chelsea’s former players will earn the clubapproximately £270,000, the highest fee out of any other Premier League club.
All payout calculations for all clubs and divisions can be found at: https://www.tonka-pr.com/en/
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NOTES TO EDITORS
How research results were calculated
N.B: If a World Cup player has changed clubs since 2016, the former club(s) will receive a share of the payout. This also applies to transfers in progress. If a player changes clubs during the winter transfer period the total sum will be divided again and paid to the respective clubs.
Tonka Communications (tonka-pr.com/en) is a communications and PR specialist with global reach and a particular focus on the UK, DACH and the Spanish-speaking regions. We are headquartered in Berlin Moabit, the German capital’s creative hub, with partners based across the world. Our senior specialists have worked for businesses from SMEs right through to large multinationals. We bring traditional PR into the modern world by adapting to fundamentally different media requirements, using digital channels to the full and employing data to create powerful stories for our clients.