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ABSA PSL 2021 Top 5 Highest Paid Soccer Players in South Africa

Do you want to know who the highest-paid player in the PSL in 2021 is? The South African Premier Soccer League is one of Africa's most prestigious leagues. The league has grown in popularity around the world over the years. Some of its players are among Africa's highest paid. So, who are the highest-paid soccer players in the ABSA PSL 2021 in South Africa? The legends are listed in this article!

Who are the PSL's top five highest-paid players?

1. R950, 000 - Samir Nurkovic.

Forward position

Kaizer Chiefs F.C. is Samir Nurkovic's current team.

Who is Kaizer Chiefs' highest-paid player? Samir Nurkovic joined Kaizer Chiefs in 2019 and is now the team's highest-paid soccer player. His efforts to achieve the club's second-place finish in the league made him Kaizer Chiefs' most valuable player.

His efforts earned him a new contract with the team. North African clubs have showed an interest in luring him away. Kaizer Chiefs, on the other hand, have stated that they will only move him for R30 million. What is Samir Nurkovic's annual salary? Samir Nurkovic, the current highest-paid soccer player in South Africa, earns R950, 000 a month.


2. R830,000 - Khama Billiat

Khama Billiat's current team is Kaizer Chiefs F.C., where he plays as a midfielder.

R830,000 per month

During the 2020/2021 PSL season, Billiat has dealt with several injuries. As a result, he has failed to justify the exorbitant salary he wanted from Kaizer Chiefs when he first joined the team. Amakhosi pays him R10 million a year to keep him alive. In June 2021, his contract was set to expire. Kaizer Chiefs, on the other hand, allegedly explored extending his contract for another year.


3. R480,000 - Itumeleng Khune

Goalkeeper's position

Kaizer Chiefs F.C. is Itumeleng Khune's current team.

R480,000 in salary

Itumeleng Khune's play in 2019 was hampered by a series of injuries. The club, on the other hand, had faith in him and kept his large salary of R480,000. His deal with the team was set to expire at the end of the 2020/2021 season. The club, on the other hand, decided to extend the deal for another year.

He was the top goalkeeper in South Africa when he signed for Kaizer Chiefs. He aspires to restore the grandeur of his previous profession. In the meantime, he's still battling Daniel Akpeyi for the gloves.

4. R400,000 - Thapelo Morena

Thapelo Morena is a midfielder and defender who currently plays for Mamelodi Sundowns F.C.

R400,000 per month

In 2016, Thapelo Morena moved from Celtic to Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. He has played a variety of roles for the club due to his adaptability and versatility. He is said to be paid R400,000 every month.

Thapelo Morena is one of the highest-paid players in the PSL, as well as a fascinating and entertaining player to watch.


5. R320,000 - Elias Pelembe

Current team of Elias Pelembe, a midfielder: Mamelodi Sundowns F.C

R320,000 per month

Elias Pelembe has risen through the ranks of the PSL to become one of the highest-paid players. To sign him from Supersport United, Mamelodi Sundowns had to pay a lot of money. Tottenham Hotspur has previously indicated interest in signing him.

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