July 24, 2024

All three clubs have kept several high-profile players on their rosters for the current campaign, even though they lost some significant players due to relegation from the previous season. They have also strengthened their squads by employing parachute payments.

 

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As a result, they all have some high-earners on their books. Players who were awarded contracts while their clubs were in the Premier League are now making Premier League money while competing in the Championship.Georginio Rutter and Patrick Bamford are Leeds United’s top paid players, reportedly earning £70,000 a week, according to Capology estimations.

Although it should be emphasized that Capology isn’t always perfect, it nevertheless offers us an intriguing look at player salaries. It is unknown whether Leeds, for instance, had pay deductions on players’ contracts after being relegated; yet, this is a widely held belief.

In any case, Bamford, who has been with the team since 2018, inked a new contract in the summer of 2021 following an incredible debut Premier League season in which he scored 17 goals. Rutter, on the other hand, was bought from German team Hoffenheim in January 2023 while Leeds was still a Premier League club, hence his wage.Rutter struggled in the Premier League at first, but he has since recovered, scoring six goals and dishing out ten assists in 29 games in all competitions this season.

Bamford, meanwhile, has returned to the team after not being included in the starting lineup at the beginning of the year. In 24 games this season, he has two assists and four goals, developing a strong rapport with Rutter andWith a rumored weekly salary of £140,000, Leicester City legend Jamie Vardy is the highest paid player for the Foxes, based on estimations by Capology.
He now earns £50,000 more a week than Harry Winks, another Leicester player, who is in second position in the league. taking Joel Prioe’s place in the starting lineup.Among the top earners for all three clubs, Rutter offers the most value for his money considering his performance this season and his £70,000 weekly salary.
The Frenchman is an important member of Leeds’ squad, as seen when he came off the bench during their recent 4-1 FA Cup replay victory over Plymouth Argyle. He also scored in extra time to help Leeds win the match.

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