The Daily Mail published a report comparing Mohamed Salah’s new weekly salary with other stars of the English Premier League, following the renewal of his contract with Liverpool FC.
The newspaper said that Salah will receive a salary of 400,000 sterling pounds per week, the largest in the history of the Liverpool FC, despite the presence of other press reports stating Salah received 350,000 sterling pounds per week.
The Daily Mail said that the salary that Salah currently receives makes him one of the best paid football players in the world.
After months of speculation about Salah’s future with Liverpool, The Daily Mail said that Liverpool club’s management surprised everyone by announcing Salah’s agreement to renew his contract until 2025.
Salah surpasses Ronaldo and De Bruyne
The Daily Mail indicated that Salah, after renewing his contract, is considered the biggest winner in the English Premier League, as he advanced in terms of the financial value of the weekly salary over Premier League stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Kevin De Bruyne.
Both Ronaldo and De Bruyne earn 385,000 sterling pounds per week, and the newcomer to Manchester City, Erling Haaland, earns 375,000 sterling pounds per week, the same as Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea’s wages.
Salah’s ranking globally in terms of salary
The newspaper pointed out that Salah is currently ranked fourth in the list of the best football players in the world in terms of salary, and that the players who get paid better than him all play in the French team Paris Saint-Germain, which is financially supported by the State of Qatar.
According to Daily Mail, Neymar, the Paris Saint-Germain player, comes in third place with a salary of 606,000 sterling pounds per week, while Lionel Messi comes in second place with a salary of 960,000 sterling pounds per week, while Kylian Mbappe tops the list with a weekly salary of one million sterling pounds.
According to the newspaper, the ranking of football players according to the weekly salary was as follows:
- Kylian Mbappe – one million Sterling Weekly
- Lionel Messi – 960,000 sterling pounds per week
- Neymar – 606,000 sterling pounds a week
- Mohamed Salah – 400,000 sterling pounds per week
- Cristiano Ronaldo – 385,000 sterling pounds a week
- Kevin De Bruyne – 385,000 sterling pounds a week
- Erling Haaland – 375 sterling pounds per week
- David de Gea – 375,000 sterling pounds per week
- Antoine Griezmann – 356,000 sterling pounds per week
- Lewandowski – 350,000 sterling pounds per week
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm