Following the recent signing of significant new contracts by Kylian Mbappe and Mohamed Salah, here is a list of the top 10 footballers in the world by salary.
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10. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – £350,000-per-week
9. Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid - on loan from Barcelona) – £356,000-per-week
8. David de Gea (Manchester United Utd) – £375,000-per-week
7. Erling Haaland (Manchester City) – £375,000-per-week
6. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – £385,000-per-week
5. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – £385,000-per-week
4. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - £400,000-per-week
3. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) – £606,000-per-week
2. Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain) – £960,000-per-week
1. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) - £1,000,000-per-week
Salah's new long-term contract with Liverpool, which the club announced on Friday, put an end to rumors about his future at Anfield.
Salah is now Liverpool's highest-paid player after signing a new contract that pays him £400,000 a week, according to reports in England.
Now, according to the English publication Mail Sport, Salah earns more than Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United, who reportedly makes £385,000 a week.
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However, the most significant mover is Mbappe, who shocked many by turning down a move to Real Madrid and signing a three-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain, is without a question the most notable example.
The 2018 World Cup winner has surpassed teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar in terms of weekly earnings, earning £1,000,000, making him the highest-paid player in the world.
Salah is the only African player in the top 10, and most of the players on the list are from the Premier League.
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