Brentford, who has yet to make it to the Premier League, is expected to do more as he does not receive the parachute payouts that Fulham is currently receiving after his relegation in 2019. The parachute payouts are designed to help clubs out. adjust financially to life outside of the Premier League if they are relegated.
However, if Tuesday’s champion avoids relegation in his debut Premier League season, he is expected to generate an additional $ 346m in revenue over the next five years, mostly through broadcast deals.
“Given the recent impact of Covid-19, it is likely that the financial impact of the promotion will be better received than ever before. The increase in income provides these clubs with the platform from which they can grow on and off the pitch, ”said Tim Bridge, director of the Sports business group at Deloitte.
“Promotion to the Premier League provides clubs with the financial resources to make strategic investments. While this typically includes increased spending on playing talent on the pitch, it remains important that promoted clubs commit to taking financial responsibility. long-term.”
Eyes now turn to Wembley Stadium as the winner takes the whole show.