West Ham co-owners

By Wayne Veysey

West Ham will pocket a mammoth £119.6million broadcasting windfall from their participation in this season’s Premier League, Football Insider can reveal.

The east London club swapped places with Watford on the final day of the 38-match campaign after demolishing them 4-1 at Vicarage Road to end 2018-19 in style.

The win secured West Ham a 10th place Premier League finish – three positions higher than the previous season – and a near-£4million increase in TV revenues.

West Ham have earned £79.4million as a base TV fee, £19million for their 16 Premier League games screened and a further £21.2million for finishing in the top ten.

The figures are compiled from official Premier League distribution data and show how the Hammers have bumped up their revenues compared to the £116.1million earned from last season, as revealed by official Premier League figures.

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West Ham’s most recent set of financial accounts show that broadcasting makes up 68 per cent of the club’s total revenues of £175.3million, with the remainder coming from matchday and commercial cash.

In other West Ham news, it can be REVEALED the club are plotting a swoop to sign a Norwich City sensation.