Manchester City – how much do the players actually earn – Updated 2017/18
When it comes to cash flow, Manchester City take the absolute Premier League biscuit. Bankrolled by mysterious owners from the Middle East, the Citizens have gone on to claim 2 Premier League titles. This article details the Manchester City salaries, ie their weekly earnings and yearly earnings.
As impressive as their bank balance may seem, the fact that rivals Manchester United boasted an income of £515m for the 16/17 season, £123m more than the Citizens, will no doubt irk the City boardrooms as they seek to be unquestionably the greatest club side in the world.
By far the biggest earners were Manchester United; the accounts for the main United company, registered in the Cayman Islands tax haven, showed income of £515m. It was £123m higher than the club with the next highest income, Manchester City.
Saying that, the world-wide interest in Man City seems to be at an all-time, as the club brought in an eye-watering $234 million from broadcasting revenue alone, more than any team.
And what have they done with the cash for the 2017/18 season? Simple, spend spend.
Man City Wages
Pep Guardiola’s side now sport two of Europe’s most in demand young goal keeper (£35m Ederson), as well as the most in demand full backs, Danilo of Real Madrid, Benjamin Mendy of Monaco and Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur, brought into the squad for a combined fee of £100m. The latter of the duo alone will earn £130,000 per week. Crazy money admittedly, however when you consider that key striker Sergio Aguero is hitting over the £200,000 mark, you know the club mean business.
But what does the payroll look like for this season knowing the like of Aleksandr Kolarov, Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna have all gone – without further a due, here’s the clubs 5 biggest earners as well as a full list of the Manchester City weekly wages.
Top 5 Earners at Manchester City
How much does Yaya Tourė earn?Yaya Tourė is Manchester City’s top paid player with a weekly earning of £220,000 and yearly earning of £11.44m, apart from bonuses like awards and “man of the match” received as a yearly payment in a year. Tourė was signed for Manchester City in July 2010. Initially making a huge difference to their trophy ambitions, the Ivorians powers have somewhat waivered with moves away from the club often the talk of the backpages.
Tourė has a market value that ranges between £33.3m – £36.6m and has scored a total number of 78 goals for his club within the past seven years with the Manchester side. His last personal being the Best African Footballer of the year in 2014.
How much does Sergio Agṻero earn?
Sergio Aguero is the second highest player with weekly earnings of £220,000 and yearly earnings of £11.44m apart from various awarded bonuses within a year. He is known as the most gifted Premer League striker of the last 5 years with his exemplary pace and high for goal. Aguero signed a five year contract in August 2014, keeping him at Man City till 2019. The 28 years old player from Argentina won the Barclay’s Premier League Player of the Month for the fourth time in April 2016. Sergio Aguero has a market value that ranges between £78.2m- £86m and has scored a total number of 167 goals for his club in the past seven years.
How much does Raheem Sterling earn?
Raheem Sterling is the third highest paid player for Manchester City with weekly earnings of £180,000 and yearly earnings of £9.4m. He plays the Attacking Midfield position as well as a wide forward role. Sterling was born in Kingston, later making a name for himself as as valuable cog in Brendan Rodgers’ Premier League titl assault a few years prior. He has represented England in the Under 16, 17 and 21 levels and is now fully recognized as an England player. Sterling joined Manchester City in July 2015 signing a five years contract with the club. Sterling’s market value ranges between £38.25m- £42.5m and has a total number of 21 goals since he joined the club.
How much does Vincent Kompany earn?
Vincent Kompany is a next highest paid player after Raheem Sterling with weekly earnings of £120,000 and yearly earnings of £6.24m. He is considered one of the best defenders in Manchester City, making an impressive amount of appearances despite continous injury issues.
The centre-half is from Belgium and has a total number of 16 goals for the club. Kompany joined Manchester City in 2008 and became the captain in 2011. In 2012 he was considered has one of the best defenders in the world. Kompany’s market value ranges between £21.25m- £29.75m.
How much does Nicolás Otamendi earn?
Nicolás Otamendi is the fifth highest paid player in Manchester City with weekly earnings of £120,000 and yearly earnings of £6.24m. The player is from Argentina and plays the centre-half position for the club. The player has made 75 appearances and has a total number of 2 goals. He joined Manchester City in August 2015 and signed a contract to the year 2020. Otamendi’s market value ranges between of £30m – £32m.