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Roberto Firmino to Real Madrid? Los Blancos consider move for Liverpool icon amid MLS,…



Roberto Firmino to Real Madrid? Los Blancos consider move for Liverpool icon amid MLS,…

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Roberto Firmino is being ‘considered’ by Real Madrid ahead of a possible free transfer this summer, according to reports.

Firmino set for new club this summerLeaves Liverpool with goal in final gameReal Madrid join race to sign 31-year-old

WHAT HAPPENED? Respected transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano claims the Liverpool striker – who is leaving the club when his contract expires next month – is among four or five forward options on a Real Madrid shortlist.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The 31-year-old looks set to be a canny addition for someone this summer. He is available on a free and still has plenty to offer, as he showed in his farewell Liverpool appearance, netting in their thrilling 4-4 draw at Southampton.

AND WHAT’S MORE: Firmino has already been linked with Real’s arch rivals Barcelona, as well as a host of clubs in Serie A – including both Inter and AC Milan – and across the pond in MLS. Some reports have also claimed he has an ‘agreement in principle’ with Turkish giants Galatasaray. It’s reported that Los Blancos are holding ‘internal discussions’ about the Brazilian.



WHAT NEXT FOR FIRMINO? The striker will be in control of his own destiny when he officially leaves Liverpool on June 30 – the date of his contract expiry.

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The final Premier League prize money for Aston Villa, Liverpool, Arsenal, Newcastle and rivals…

Here are the staggering prize money totals set to be earned by all 20 clubs in the Premier League at the end of the 2022/23 season.

After 38 thrilling gameweeks of action, the 2022/23 Premier League campaign has now come to an end. Manchester City finished the season as champions but Arsenal weren’t far behind, whereas Leicester City, Leeds United and Southampton were the three clubs to face relegation after a tense final day.

Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United rocked the boat in the top seven, knocking two of the so-called ‘big six’ – Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea – out of the European places. Liverpool had a disappointing campaign but managed to qualify for the Europa League with a late flurry of results.

Meanwhile, Brentford and Fulham put up a great fight to surprise plenty by finishing in the top 10 and the likes of AFC Bournemouth, Wolverhampton Wanderers, West Ham United and Nottingham Forest recovered brilliantly to survive relegation. Everton also stayed up by the skin of their teeth with a last-ditch 1-0 win.

Now the curtains have closed on yet another campaign, all 20 clubs will receive their prize money payments for their respective finishing positions. Last season, it was £2.2 million for every extra place – in addition to a base fee of around £84 million as television revenue. With those figures in mind, here’s the prize money all 20 teams are set to earn this time around.

1. Premier League prize money all 20 clubs are set to earn for the 2022/23 season

Flick through the pages for a run-through of the projected totals.

2. 20th: Southampton

Estimated prize money including base TV revenue: £86.2 million

3. 19th: Leeds United

Estimated prize money including base TV revenue: £88.8 million

4. 18th: Leicester City

Estimated prize money including base TV revenue: £91 million