Us, Sunderland, Fulham, QPR 50m - the lowest, usually some promoted club about 38m
give or take
The other issue was Moyes was buying good players cheaply who we then had to increase the salaries of in order to keep them - Jags, Baines, Arteta, Cahill, Pienaar, Coleman, Lescott etc
So it wasn't like Moyes was able to buy £40k a week players but our wage bill had to increase as the value of the players increased
: ...you had 4-6 clubs spending at least 80%
: (and up to 300%) more than us.
: Several spending 10-20% more than us.
: Then us. Then almost everyone spending 5-10%
: less than us.
: So although we were 8th or so in wages spent
: that was like being in a Golf GTI in a race
: against F1 cars and Golf diesels.
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: wage wise, we were always around 7th / 8th
: So we out performed it, but nowhere near as
: much as how much we out performed transfer
: spend, where we were probably bottom 3