Serie A clubs were the second biggest spenders in the transfer window and Italy's top earners have now been revealed, with one African featuring among the highest-paid players.
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Gazetto dello Sport have published the salaries of all clubs and players in Italy, revealing who the highest-paid footballers in the country are, with the top 10 earners all coming from four clubs, namely Juventus, Roma, Inter and AC Milan.
Roma's Daniele de Rossi is the highest-paid player in Italy, earning €6.5 million (R101 million) per season, while Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain sits in second place with €5.5 million (R857 million).
The third spot is shared by Juventus' Paul Pogba and new Roma striker Edin Dzeko, who each earn €4.5 million (R701 million).
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and World Cup champion Sami Khedira sit in fifth spot with salaries of €4 million (R623 million) each.
Places seven to ten are shared by new Inter midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini and AC Milan's Carlos Bacca, who all take €3.5 million (R545 million) home.
Roma's Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is the only African on the list and also earns €3.5 million (R545 million).
Meanwhile, Inter boss Roberto Mancini is the highest-paid coach with €4 million (R623 million), ahead of Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri on €3.5 million (R545 million), Roma's Rudi Garcia (€2.8 million, or R436 million) and Milan's Sinisa Mihajlovic (€2 million, or R312 million).
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