Register Login Scores

Cadbury

10 Highest-Paid Players At Man Utd After Ronaldo Return

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to return to Manchester United 12 years after he left to join Real Madrid, but how will his salary in England compare to what the likes of Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes earn at the club?

Click through the gallery above to see United's 10 highest-paid players, and how much they earn weekly, according to spotrac.com!

Last Friday, Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri dropped a bombshell when he said that Ronaldo had told him that it was his plan to leave the Bianconeri after three years.

Those comments from Allegri came around when it seemed certain the Portugal captain would be joining Manchester City, but it soon became clear that it was the Citizens' city rivals that he was set to sign for.

Just hours following initial reports that the Red Devils' had attempted to hijack City's deal for the player, United announced they had reached an agreement with the Old Lady for the transfer of the five-time Ballon d'Or and UEFA Champions League winner.

On Monday morning, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reported that Ronaldo had passed a medical in Portugal ahead of his return to United, adding that what he will earn in Manchester could change due to how many add-ons will be included in the contract.

However, according to spotrac.com, the 36-year-old is set to become the club's highest-paid player by quite some distance, with goalkeeper David de Gea reportedly dropping to second place with his weekly earnings of £375 000 (R7.5 million).

French midfielder Pogba has seemingly dropped to fifth place in the standing, while Fernandes has dropped to 10th, although reports suggest that a new contract might soon be on the cards for the 26-year-old Portugal star.

Real To Hand Mbappe Special Shirt Number?

Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, who are United's other two marquee signings in this window, also feature in the top 10.

Here are some more big transfers that were confirmed last week: 

Report: Man Utd Make Final Decision Cavani After Ronaldo Deal

Al Ahly Coach Sends Warning To New Signings

Man United Set Impressive Record After Late Winner

12 comments

Top 5

Are Pirates On Downs’ Level? Ncikazi Answers…

72 Nov 29, 2021 01:08 PM in Orlando Pirates

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

The 12 Coaching Changes So Far This Season...

2 Nov 29, 2021 04:04 PM in PSL

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Warning From Baxter On Chiefs Front Three

39 Nov 30, 2021 10:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Dr President – Inside Mkhize’s Glamourous Graduation Celebrations

9 Nov 29, 2021 10:42 AM in The Best Of The Rest

Best Friends! Hotto & His Wife’s Cutest Looks Together

4 Nov 29, 2021 02:58 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Ghana Move On From Penalty Drama?

21 Dec 01, 2021 01:29 PM in African Football

Maluleka & 4 Others Struggling For Action At Sundowns

55 Nov 30, 2021 05:01 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

21 Goals, 8 Scorers: How Downs Are Getting It Done

20 Nov 29, 2021 11:47 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Swallows Confirm Plan B After Truter Exit

8 Nov 30, 2021 06:58 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Khanye: Sometimes I Feel Sad For Billiat & Dolly

44 Nov 29, 2021 11:45 AM in Kaizer Chiefs