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The 30 Highest-Paid Players In The Top Five Leagues Revealed

Nasir Jabbar

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The 30 Highest-Paid Players In The Top Five Leagues Revealed

The 30 highest-paid football players in the top five leagues in Europe have been revealed, with Paris Saint-Germain occupying the top two spots.  

Spanish outlet Marca have obtained all the information about the highest-paid stars across the five major leagues. 

Neymar comes out on top, with a gross annual salary of €48,996,000 ahead of PSG teammate Lionel Messi, who earns €40,500,000. 

Image: PA
Image: PA

Real Madrid outcast Gareth Bale follows the PSG stars with a gross annual salary of €34,000,000 ahead of former teammate and Manchester United man Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Eden Hazard.  

Kylian Mbappe, Kevin De Bruyne, Karim Benzema, David De Gea and Robert Lewandowski are ranked sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth respectively.  

Image: PA
Image: PA

From 11-20, the list includes Man United pair Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane not to mention Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku. 

Premier League talent in the shape of Jack Grealish, Raheem Sterling, N'Golo Kante and Paul Pogba also make the cut.  

Check out the full list below: 

Rank - Player - Gross annual salary in euros

1. Neymar - 48,996,000

2. Lionel Messi - 40,500,000

3. Gareth Bale - 34,000,000

4. Cristiano Ronaldo - 31,560,000

5. Eden Hazard - 30,000,000

6. Kylian Mbappe - 26,400,000

7. Kevin De Bruyne - 24,720,000

8. Karim Benzema - 24,000,000

9. David De Gea - 23,300,000

10. Robert Lewandowski - 23,000,000

11. Sergio Busquets - 23,000,000​

12. Toni Kroos - 22,000,000

13. Jadon Sancho - 21,700,000

14. Raphael Varane - 21,133,000

15. Romelu Lukaku - 20,300,000

16. Antoine Griezmann​ - 20,000,000

17. Manuel Neuer - 20,000,000​

18. Leroy Sane - 20,000,000​ 

19. Thomas Muller - 20,000,000​ 

20. Joshua Kimmich - 20,000,000​ 

21. Jordi Alba - 20,000,000​ 

22. Jan Oblak - 20,000,000​ 

23. David Alaba - 20,000,000​

24. Luka Modric - 20,000,000​

25. Jack Grealish - 18,600,000

26. Raheem Sterling - 18,600,000​

27. N'Golo Kante - 18,000,000

28. Paul Pogba - 18,000,000​

29. Lucas Hernandez - 18,000,000​

30.​ Leon Goretzka - 18,000,000​


Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Football, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona

Nasir Jabbar
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