Report reveals how much Spurs’ Joe Lewis is worth compared to other owners

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Joe Lewis

Tottenham Hotspur took the decision to put 550 of their non-playing staff on the government furlough scheme last week, the cause of much controversy (Sky Sports).

This meant that these employees would be paid 80% of their normal wages via government funds, including Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy.

Premier League owners and players have come under scrutiny this past week, with some arguing that the well-paid figures should be taking wage cuts themselves.

In a meeting between clubs and Premier League shareholders this week, the decision was reached to open a dialogue with the players over a potential 30% wage cut. Money would then go towards the NHS, EFL, and National League (BBC).

So, just how wealthy are the club owners at the very top of the Premier League?

Football London have now revealed the reported wealth of each:

Man City – Sheikh Mansour -£30 billion

Chelsea – Roman Abramovich – £9.3 billion

Arsenal – Stan Kroenke – £6.4 billion

Wolves – Fosun International Group – £4.8 billion

Aston Villa – Nassef Sawiris- £5 billion

Tottenham – Joe Lewis – £4.5 billion

Southampton – Jisheng Gao (80%) Liebherr family (20%) – At least £4 billion combined

Crystal Palace – Palace Holdco LP (67.5%), Steve Parish (18%), Steve Browett (5%), Jeremy Hosking and Martin Long (2.5%) – Collectively around £3.6 billion

Man United – Glazers – £3.3 billion

Newcastle United – Mike Ashley – £2.8 billion

Liverpool – Fenway Sports Group – £1.8 billion

Brighton – Tony Bloom (75.61%) 1.6 billion

Everton – Farhad Moshiri (58.8%) Bill Kenwright (12.2%) Other Shareholders (29.0%) – Moshiri £1.5 billion, Kenwright £33 million

West Ham – David Gold and David Sullivan – £1.35 billion collectively

Sheffield United – Prince Abdullah bin Musa’ad – £198 million

Watford – Gino Pozzo – £120 million at least

Bournemouth – Maxim Denim (75%) Peak 6 (25%) – £100 million for Denim

Burnley – Mike Garlick (49.3%) and John Banaszkiewicz (27.55%) – £60 million combined

Norwich City – Delia Smith and Michael Wynn-Jones – £23 million

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