Leicester City's Cut-Price Rise to Top of the Premiership: Chart

A year ago Leicester City was at the bottom of the Premier League and its payroll was 57 million pounds ($83 million), little more than a quarter of what soccer’s perennial contenders Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United spend. That helps explain why the team’s run from last place to first this season is so astonishing. The success has also enriched the team’s owners, who have seen the value of the club rise by an estimated 250 million pounds since they bought it six years ago.

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