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Premier League player salaries in the 2023-24 season

The variation in player salaries in the Premier League is characterized by a complex interaction of different factors. Analysis of this is based on a variety of sources, including available financial data from soccer clubs, expert valuations, player statistics and economic models. The complexity of contract terms also requires academic attention. Contracts can contain a variety of performance incentives, bonus structures and clauses that significantly influence final compensation. Economic models are used to analyze the optimal design of player contracts and to investigate the influence of bonuses on sporting motivation.


Access to precise data is limited, which is why estimates and indirect indicators are used. Overall, academic research on salary structures in the Premier League reflects an ongoing attempt to understand the complex interactions between sporting success, financial performance and individual talent.

Top 100 highest paid footballers in the Premier (annual salary in pounds (£) and euros (€)):

  1. Kevin De Bruyne - Manchester City - 32 - £20,800,000 - €24,115,589

  2. Erling Haaland - Manchester City - 23 - £19,500,000 - €22,608,364

  3. Casemiro - Manchester Utd - 31 - £18,200,000 - €21,101,140

  4. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool - 31 - £18,200,000 - €21,101,140

  5. Raphaël Varane - Manchester Utd - 30 - £17,680,000 - €20,498,250

  6. Raheem Sterling - Chelsea - 28 - £16,900,000 - €19,593,916

  7. Marcus Rashford - Manchester Utd - 25 - £15,600,000 - €18,086,691

  8. Bernardo Silva - Manchester City - 28 - £15,600,000 - €18,086,691

  9. Jack Grealish - Manchester City - 27 - £15,600,000 - €18,086,691

  10. Kai Havertz - Arsenal London - 24 - £14,560,000 - €16,880,912

  11. Gabriel Jesus - Arsenal London - 26 - £13,780,000 - €15,976,577

  12. Anthony Martial - Manchester Utd - 27 - £13,000,000 - €15,072,243

  13. Jadon Sancho - Manchester Utd - 23 - £13,000,000 - €15,072,243

  14. Mason Mount - Manchester Utd - 24 - £13,000,000 - €15,072,243

  15. John Stones - Manchester City - 29 - £13,000,000 - €15,072,243

  16. Reece James - Chelsea - 23 - £13,000,000 - €15,072,243

  17. Declan Rice - Arsenal London - 24 - £12,480,000 - €14,469,353

  18. Martin Ødegaard - Arsenal London - 24 - £12,480,000 - €14,469,353

  19. Bruno Fernandes - Manchester Utd - 28 - £12,480,000 - €14,469,353

  20. Phil Foden - Manchester City - 23 - £11,700,000 - €13,565,019

  21. Virgil van Dijk - Liverpool - 32 - £11,440,000 - €13,263,574

  22. Rodri - Manchester City - 27 - £11,440,000 - €13,263,574

  23. Thomas Partey - Arsenal London - 30 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  24. Antony - Manchester Utd - 23 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  25. Thiago Alcántara - Liverpool - 32 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  26. Joško Gvardiol - Manchester City - 21 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  27. Ben Chilwell - Chelsea - 26 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  28. Wesley Fofana - Chelsea - 22 - £10,400,000 - €12,057,794

  29. Bukayo Saka - Arsenal London - 21 - £10,140,000 - €11,756,349

  30. Christopher Nkunku - Chelsea - 25 - £10,140,000 - €11,756,349

  31. William Saliba - Arsenal London - 22 - £9,880,000 - €11,454,905

  32. Harry Maguire - Manchester Utd - 30 - £9,880,000 - €11,454,905

  33. Son Heung-min - Tottenham - 31 - £9,880,000 - €11,454,905

  34. Gabriel Martinelli - Arsenal London - 22 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  35. Ivan Perišić - Tottenham - 34 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  36. Trent Alexander-Arnold - Liverpool - 24 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  37. Manuel Akanji - Manchester City - 28 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  38. Rúben Dias - Manchester City - 26 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  39. Enzo Fernández - Chelsea - 22 - £9,360,000 - €10,852,015

  40. Kyle Walker - Manchester City - 33 - £9,100,000 - €10,550,570

  41. Marc Cucurella - Chelsea - 25 - £9,100,000 - €10,550,570

  42. James Maddison - Tottenham - 26 - £8,840,000 - €10,249,125

  43. Cristian Romero - Tottenham - 25 - £8,580,000 - €9,947,680

  44. Bruno Guimarães - Newcastle Utd - 25 - £8,320,000 - €9,646,235

  45. Nathan Aké - Manchester City - 28 - £8,320,000 - €9,646,235

  46. Ansu Fati - Brighton - 20 - £8,320,000 - €9,646,235

  47. Oleksandr Zinchenko - Arsenal London - 26 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  48. Christian Eriksen - Manchester Utd - 31 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  49. Luke Shaw - Manchester Utd - 28 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  50. Lucas Paquetá - West Ham - 25 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  51. Alexis Mac Allister - Liverpool - 24 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  52. Alisson - Liverpool - 30 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  53. Ryan Gravenberch - Liverpool - 21 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  54. Boubacar Kamara - Aston Villa - 23 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  55. Clément Lenglet - Aston Villa - 28 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  56. Youri Tielemans - Aston Villa - 26 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  57. Kalvin Phillips - Manchester City - 27 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  58. Mateo Kovačić - Manchester City - 29 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  59. Moisés Caicedo - Chelsea - 21 - £7,800,000 - €9,043,346

  60. Darwin Núñez - Liverpool - 24 - £7,280,000 - €8,440,456

  61. Diogo Jota - Liverpool - 26 - £7,280,000 - €8,440,456

  62. Moussa Diaby - Aston Villa - 24 - £6,760,000 - €7,837,566

  63. Ollie Watkins - Aston Villa - 27 - £6,760,000 - €7,837,566

  64. Matheus Nunes - Manchester City - 24 - £6,760,000 - €7,837,566

  65. Abdoulaye Doucouré - Everton - 30 - £6,760,000 - €7,837,566

  66. Danny Ings - West Ham - 31 - £6,500,000 - €7,536,121

  67. Kurt Zouma - West Ham - 28 - £6,500,000 - €7,536,121

  68. Jordan Pickford - Everton - 29 - £6,500,000 - €7,536,121

  69. Aaron Ramsdale - Arsenal London - 25 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  70. Ben White - Arsenal London - 25 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  71. André Onana - Manchester Utd - 27 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  72. Donny van de Beek - Manchester Utd - 26 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  73. Lisandro Martínez - Manchester Utd - 25 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  74. Victor Lindelöf - Manchester Utd - 29 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  75. Alphonse Areola - West Ham - 30 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  76. Jarrod Bowen - West Ham - 26 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  77. Cody Gakpo - Liverpool - 24 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  78. Dominik Szoboszlai - Liverpool - 22 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  79. Emiliano Martínez - Aston Villa - 30 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  80. John McGinn - Aston Villa - 28 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  81. Lucas Digne - Aston Villa - 30 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  82. Alexander Isak - Newcastle Utd - 23 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  83. Kieran Trippier - Newcastle Utd - 32 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  84. Malang Sarr - Chelsea - 24 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  85. Divock Origi - Nott'ham Forest - 28 - £6,240,000 - €7,234,677

  86. James Ward-Prowse - West Ham - 28 - £5,980,000 - €6,933,232

  87. André Gomes - Everton - 30 - £5,840,000 - €6,770,915

  88. Jorginho - Arsenal London - 31 - £5,720,000 - €6,631,787

  89. Dejan Kulusevski - Tottenham - 23 - £5,720,000 - €6,631,787

  90. Thiago Silva - Chelsea - 38 - £5,720,000 - €6,631,787

  91. Eddie Nketiah - Arsenal London - 24 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  92. Gabriel Dos Santos - Arsenal London - 25 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  93. Reiss Nelson - Arsenal London - 23 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  94. Hugo Lloris - Tottenham - 36 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  95. Pierre Højbjerg - Tottenham - 27 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  96. Dean Henderson - Crystal Palace - 26 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  97. Eberechi Eze - Crystal Palace - 25 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  98. Michael Olise - Crystal Palace - 21 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  99. Edson Álvarez - West Ham - 25 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

  100. Andrew Robertson - Liverpool - 29 - £5,200,000 - €6,028,897

Total annual salaries of Premier League clubs (annual salary in pounds (£) and euros (€)):


1. Manchester United, £206,796,000, €239,759,967

2. Manchester City, £200,668,000, €232,655,141

3. Arsenal, £166,036,000, €192,502,685

4. Chelsea, £155,324,000, €180,083,159

5. Liverpool, £136,240,000, €157,957,108

6. Aston Villa, £117,000,000, €135,650,187

7. Tottenham, £112,840,000, €130,827,069

8. West Ham, £94,016,000, €109,002,461

9. Newcastle United, £84,500,000, €97,969,580

10. Everton, £78,978,000, €91,567,351

11. Nottingham Forest, £71,010,000, €82,329,232

12. Crystal Palace, £69,050,000, €80,056,798

13. Fulham, £64,610,000, €74,909,049

14. Brighton, £61,100,000, €70,839,542

15. Bournemouth, £53,794,000, €62,368,943

16. Wolves, £51,740,000, €59,987,529

17. Brentford, £39,936,000, €46,301,930

18.. Burnley, £38,506,000, €44,643,986

19. Sheffield United, £28,756,000, €33,339,800

20. Luton Town, £24,570,000, €28,486,539

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