Highest Wage Bill Per Week – Top 5 Football Clubs


Football is one of the most expensive and extravagant sport around the world. No matter where you are, Football is being followed by millions. As a sport, it surely is a money spinner and clearly with technological advancements and immaculate players developing their skillset has managed the game to be solely money oriented and one of the most money operated sports businesses.

As we know that there has been some huge transfers and big moves from Spanish Liga to different leagues as Lionel Messi moved to PSG from Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo moved to where he came from Manchester United from Juventus. It is very clear that big moves brings in many changes in the whole club and gradually the expenses goes high, exactly the reason why these 5 clubs had the highest wage bill per week recently.

#5 Liverpool – £3,293,650 per week


  • Virgil Van Dijk – The Highest Paid Center Back and also the highest paid in Liverpool this season at £240,000 per week.
  • Mo Salah and Thiago Alacantara – Two of the main players at Liverpool is the second highest paid at the club at £225,000 per week.
  • Sadio Mane makes around £200,000, whereas Diogo Jota makes around  £120,000, respectively, every week.

#4 Chelsea – £3,419,370 per week


  • Romelu Lukaku is presently the highest taker at Chelsea FC as he takes home  £350,000 per week.
  • N’golo Kante is the second highest earner at the club with a £290,000 every week.
  • Timo Werner, the newbie takes home a whopping £268,000 per week and also it might rise.

#3 Manchester United – £4,132,000 per week


  • Cristiano Ronaldo for sure is the highest earner at the club peaking at £480,000 every week.
  • David De Gea is the next in race in earnings per week with a  £350,000/week.
  • Next comes in Paul Pogba as he takes home £290,000 per week contract.

#2 Real Madrid – £4,662,500 per week


  • As Ronaldo departs, Gareth Bale becomes the highest earner at the club with a horrific amount of £528,000 per week.
  • Eden Hazard coming to the races earns around £381,000 every week.
  • David Alaba, the Bayern star defender is now a Real Madrid replacement for Ramos earning of £359,000 per week.
  • Toni Kroos, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric are the next earning around £307,000,£275,000, and £275,000, respectively.

#1 PSG – £5,005,120 per week


  • Lionel Messi with his new club is a record earner at PSG taking back £1 million per week.
  • Former Barcelona Star, Neymar earns more than half a million pound at a whopping £602,000 per week.
  • Kylian Mbappe, the rising sensation at PSG is also in the race deepening his pockets and taking back £413,000 every week.

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