This is how much Newcastle United could earn based on their final Premier League position this season. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The stunning amounts Newcastle United, Leeds United, Everton and co are set to make from Premier League 'merit payments' this season

Newcastle United recorded an 11th place finish in the Premier League – a scarcely believable conclusion to an unforgettable season.

A 2-1 win over Burnley saw Newcastle climb to an 11th place finish, finishing the season with 49 points from their 38 games played.

Considering it took them 15 games to register their first victory of the campaign and then another five until their second, all in all, it has been a tremendous season for the Magpies.

It’s their best top-flight points-haul since 2013/14 and means they finish one spot higher than last season’s efforts.

Unlike their hosts on Sunday, Newcastle had very little but pride to play for at Turf Moor – and yet, their 11th place finish does give Newcastle a financial boost heading into the summer.

Every club in the Premier League are given a ‘merit payment’ based on where you finish in the league and here, we take a look at the estimated ‘merit payments’ for each club this season:

It’s their best top-flight points-haul since 2013/14 and means they finish one spot higher than last season’s efforts.

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