Player wages: Barca average $12.28m, Man City $9.15m, Liverpool $7.25m

money and football

August 11 – Barcelona pay their players an $12.28 million annually, more than any other club in the world. That is more than a million more than Real Madrid (the world’s second highest payers) at $11.5 million.

The data gathered by, ranks the highest playing club across Europe’s Big 5 leagues. Juventus rank third with an average player wage of $10.11 million annually.

The top three are followed by Manchester City (an average of $9.15 million in season 2019/2020) and Paris Saint-Germain FC ($8.93 million).

Bayern Munich are ranked as the sixth club, with $8.12 million in average player earnings. Manchester United, Liverpool, Club Atletico de Madrid, and Arsenal follow, with $8.02 million, $7.25 million, $7.04 million, and $6.27 million, respectively.

The Premier League dominates the list of highest paying clubs with four out of the ten highest-paid football teams.

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