Liverpool earn more TV money than Manchester City
Liverpool earned more money through broadcast rights than Premier League champions Manchester City last season.
The Reds finished in second place, just behind City who edged them on the final day of the season, but Jurgen Klopp's side earned more television money with the Merseysiders taking in £152.425m in revenue compared to City's £150.986m.
Liverpool were shown on television 29 times last season, more than any other club, with Manchester United boasting 27 live games while City and Tottenham had the third most amount of live games with 26.
Liverpool earned more than Man City in Premier League prize money/TV rights cut despite missing out on title after being shown more often live on British TV#Mcfc £150.986m#lfc £152.425m pic.twitter.com/NugDTS7qIM
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) May 23, 2019
Huddersfield Town earned the lowest amount of money of any Premier League season with the bottom ranked team pulling just £96.6m with a league low merit payment of £1.91m.
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