Neymar shook the salary record by getting himself signed paycheck worth two hundred and twenty two million euro by none other than Paris Saint Germain (PSG). According to record there are almost ninny nice percent of football clubs who collectively do not cost this much, hence this gorgeously painful act naturally shocked the world of football, that is when came in play the Qatar Investment Authority (Qatar based company) and rose the country football to whole new level. This happened during the past ten years and even now they do not hesitate to take in highly payed players. News has it that after transfer of Neymar, Paris Saint Germain spent a generous sum of one hundred and sixty one million euros to bring in Kylian Mbappe on a one year contract during the transfer window this summer, 2018. Given below is the complete breakdown of all the PSG players along with their contract technicalities.
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PSG Player Salaries 2018
During the football season of 2017-2018, Paris Saint Germain stood top of the list in terms of squad pay bills with not just football but the sports world as a whole. On an average weekly wage bill of PSG ranges to almost 101,898 dollars and if we consider yearly wage bills, the figures amount to no less than 5.3 million dollars. These statistics clearly show that PSG squad costs the most in the entire football world and their recent strategies of bringing in highly paid players like Neymar Jr who is known to cost around five hundred thousand Euros (€500,000) per week, without taxes, and Kylian Mbappe has made the club’s concern super clear that they want to strike hard and claim the Champions League along with other major tournaments with as good a team as any other major European club.
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|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT LEFT|
|Kevin Trapp||27||€75,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Alphonse Aréola||24||€40,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Sébastien Cibois||19||Last year (2018)|
|Marquinhos (new deal)||23||€200,000||4 Years (2022)|
|Thiago Silva||33||€200,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Presnel Kimpembe||22||€10,000||3 Years (2021)|
|Layvin Kurzawa||25||€75,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Yuri Berchiche (new signing)||28||€80,000||3 Years (2021)|
|Thomas Meunier||26||€60,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Dani Alves (new signing)||35||€230,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Thiago Motta||35||€80,000||Last Year (2018)|
|Marco Verratti||25||€150,000||3 Years (2021)|
|Lassana Diarra (new signing)||32||€80,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Adrien Rabiot||22||€60,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Julian Draxler||24||€100,000||3 Years (2021)|
|Javier Pastore||28||€100,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Hatem Ben Arfa||30||€75,000||Last Year (2018)|
|Neymar JR (new signing)||26||€500,000||4 Years (2022)|
|Ángel Di María||30||€230,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Edinson Cavani||31||€200,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Kylian Mbappé (currently on loan)||19||€300,000||1 year loan deal switching to permanent deal next year.|
Transfer window of 2017-2018:
Football has seen some heavy transfers over the years including Yuri Berchiche, transferred from Real Sociedad for a fair amount of sixteen million euros, then there is Kylian Mbappe, transferred from AS Monaco for a heavy cost of one hundred and sixty one million euros (€161m), but Neymar Jr broke all the records of transfer events in the history of the world of football for a price of straight two hundred and twenty two million euros (€222m). Now there’s only Messi capable to break the score but until then Neymar has got the crown. It has been reported that after Messi and Ronaldo, Neymar has set the record to be the third most expensive player with a weekly wage of five hundred thousand euros (€500,000).
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Paris Saint Germain has also freed up some of the efficient players like Sergie Aurier, Jean-Kevin Augustin and others in order to balance the economic scales.