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Europa league prize money explained

West Ham currently sits in fifth place in the Premier League table which would guarantee Europa League group stage qualification. In fact, sixth place and possibly seventh will also qualify for Europe depending on the outcome of the FA cup.

For the 2021–22 season, the Europa League prize money for group stages awarded a base fee of €2,920,000 (£2.5m). A victory in the group pays €570,000 (£496k) and a draw €190,000 (£165k). Also, each group winner earns €1,000,000  (£870k) and each runner-up €500,000. (£435k)  Reaching the knock-out stage triggers additional bonuses: €500,000 (£435k) for the round of 32, €1,100,000 (£960k)  for the round of 16, €1,500,000 (£1.3m)  for the quarter-finals and €2,400,000 (£2m) for the semi-finals. The losing finalists receive €4,500,000 (£3.9m) and the champions receive €8,500,000 (£7.4m)

Of course, the winners of the Europa League also qualify for the fae more lucrative UEFA Champions League the following season.
On average Europa League is worth another £20m to English Premier League clubs excluding gate money.

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter