The new Premier League TV deal delivered an extra £2billion
to the twenty clubs that make up England’s top flight.
On average each club will receive an extra £25million a season for the duration of the broadcasting deal, plus more prize money and parachute payments.
Together that makes the Premier League the wealthiest league in the world, with more funds to buy more top quality players.
The notion of a one-man team in the Premiership should be long gone, but that is not the case.
Some Premier League teams still revolve around one key player - their season reliant on form and fitness of that one special star.
Here we count down the five players who are crucial to their club’s chances this season.