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10 Footballers Who Were Accused Of Moving For Bigger Salaries

After Clayton Daniels said a lot of PSL players join Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns to earn more money, here are 10 big names who were accused of moving to new clubs just for bigger salaries.

Click through the gallery above to see 10 high-profile footballers who were accused of moving to new teams for the sole purpose of earning more money.

There have not been many players who openly admitted that money played a huge role in a certain transfers of theirs, although it is perhaps easy to guess when that is the case, or at least, when that is the way it appears.

In 2017, Brazil superstar Neymar shocked the world when he requested a transfer away from FC Barcelona after he was offered a lucrative contract in the capital of France from Paris Saint-Germain.

While he cited a new challenge as his main reason for leaving Barcelona, Neymar essentially tripled his salary with his world-record switch, and is still among the world's highest earners following that transfer three years ago.

The Selecao man was seen as the natural successor to Lionel Messi's throne in Spain, but jumped at the chance to spearhead PSG's attack, with the club's key ambition being to win the UEFA Champions League.

Having failed to do so thus far, many believe Neymar would have had a better chance of winning a second Champions League title alongside the likes of Messi and Luis Suarez, while many reports have suggested he regrets leaving the Blaugrana.

Ghana superstar Asamoah Gyan was thought to have taken his career to Al Ain in 2011 for a bigger wage, the same year Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o joined Anzhi Makhachkala, although neither of them lasted very long at those clubs.

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To see some more high-profile footballers who were accused of moving for money, including Argentine superstar Carlos Tevez, click through the gallery above!

Are there any other footballers you can think of that moved for money? Let us know in the comments section below.

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