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8 Players Accused Of Moving For More Money

8 Players Accused Of Moving For More Money

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jul 26, 2017 12:45 PM @KurtLaduma

Some critics have claimed that Neymar might be seeking a move to Paris Saint-Germain to earn more money, and while it remains to be seen if he will actually leave FC Barcelona, here are eight players who were accused of chasing bigger pay cheques.

Click through the gallery above to see players who are believed to have made moves for more money, according to Squawka.

It is believed that PSG are desperate to lure the Brazilian to France in this transfer window, and the money on offer is said to have tempted Neymar to consider the transfer.

It remains to be seen whether or not the 25-year-old will leave Barca, although it would not be unrealistic to note that there have been players who moved to clubs for bigger salaries, according to Squawka.

The publication has claimed that Asamoah Gyan's move from Sunderland to UAE side Al Ain in 2011 might have been motivated by money, and it was also suggested that Ricardo Quaresma has done this throughout his career.

The Portuguese has played for Sporting Lisbon, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Al-Ahli, FC Porto and Besiktas in his career so far, serving his longest spells at Porto and the Turkish club he currently represents.

Samuel Eto'o's move from Inter Milan to Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia was also said to be about the money as he was still seen as a player in his prime when he left Inter in 2011. David Beckham is another high-profile name in the gallery, with many believing he went to the MLS at a time when he could still have competed in Europe's toughest leagues.

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Nicolas Anelka, Ashley Cole, Emmanuel Adebayor and Oscar are also mentioned by Squawka, with the latter admitting that the money in his move to China was important.

Are there any others players you believe moved for money? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Warras4khosi Joined: 19 Jul 2017
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Warras4khosi Jul 28, 2017 12:24 PM
You we write to home about this.........??? hayi maan yekani ukusigezela apha, nifuna bathini or nanifuna bathini......???
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Kumkani_The_King Jul 27, 2017 01:45 AM
What about Luis Figo?Moved from Barca to Real Madrid...
refilwe egm Joined: 24 Jun 2017
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refilwe egm Jul 26, 2017 07:55 PM
Is all about molla,most players r getting peanuts
Phunyuka bangphethe Joined: 08 Jun 2017
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Phunyuka bangphethe Jul 26, 2017 06:32 PM
Lately I hear football is business.. About money.. So what?
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Money talks & bulls**t walks, if they want loyalty they must get dogs cz they r very loayal.
Khosification Amu86 Joined: 11 Aug 2015
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Khosification Amu86 Jul 26, 2017 02:37 PM
This would for the first that I tell the editor to go n dig fresh news, 99% if not 100% of players moves for more money...This artcle is a waste if time
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 26, 2017 02:35 PM
This thing is usualy in old players who s willing to make big money b4 retire bt i dont see Neymar leave Barcelona for nw
Vaaltone Joined: 29 Jun 2017
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Vaaltone Jul 26, 2017 02:18 PM
For the love of money is a root of all kinds.
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m3nga's Jul 26, 2017 02:07 PM
money talks..

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