PSG’s 2017/18 Wages Leaked?
Paris Saint-Germain’s Wages Leaked?
Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain have spent a large sum of money on transfers this season, a significant portion of which on Brazilian superstar Neymar. Here is what the French giants are apparently paying their players.
Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who PSG's 12 highest earners per week are, according to totalSPORTEK.
It will come as no surprise that former FC Barcelona star Neymar tops the list. The 25-year-old is believed to be the highest paid player at the club on €500 000 (R8 million) per week, followed by his countryman Dani Alves, who, according to the totalSPORTEK, earns €230 000 (R3.68 million) weekly.
Argentine Angel Di Maria, on €210 000 (R3.36 million), is the club’s third highest earner, while captain Thiago Silva is fourth. The Brazil centre back is said to be earning €200 000 (R3.2 million) every seven days.
Italy international Marco Verratti is currently the fifth highest paid player and is said to be earning €150 000 (R2.4 million) a week, while Edinson Cavani is down in sixth place with his weekly earnings of €130 000 (R2.08 million).
Tied for seventh is Julian Draxler and Javier Pastore, who both earn €100 000 (R1.6 million) a week, while in eighth is Brazil defender Marquinhos, who is on €90 000 (R1.44 million) a week.
Three stars share ninth place, with Yuri Berchiche (new signing), Thiago Motta and Lucas Moura all on €80 000 (R1.28 million) a week.
Defender Layvin Kurzawa, goalkeeper Kevin Trapp and midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa jointly occupy 10th place, and all are said to earn €75 000 (R1.2 million) weekly.
Adrien Rabiot and Thomas Meunier are joint 11th on €60 000 (R960 370) a week, while current No. 1 Alphonse Areola is 12fth with his earnings of €40 000 (R640 250) a week.
The last three places in the squad are made up by Goncalo Guedes, on €20 000 (R320 000), Presnel Kimpembe, €10 000 (R160 000), and Remy Descamps, who earns €5 000 (R80 000) weekly.
* Note: There was no mention of Kylian Mbappe in totalSPORTEK's report, presumably because he is at the club on loan.
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