Bayern Munich is a German club based in Munich. The club plays in the top flight of the German league, Bundesliga and it is regarded as one of the most successful clubs in Europe. Bayern Munich was founded in 1900 by a group of 11 footballers led by Franz John. The official color for Bayern Munich is red for home games, whites with a strip of red for away games and black with a strip of red. Their home games are played in their field known as Allianz Arena.
Bayern Munich has won a total of 29 German Championship, 19 DFB German Cup, 8 German Super Cup, 6 League Cup, 5 Champions League, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, and 1 UEFA Supercup. The club lifted its last Champions League trophy back in 2013 after they suffer ill-luck at the final of the competition in 2013 against Chelsea. The team is currently on its bid to win its 30the German Championship before the suspension was placed on all major competitions across Europe.
With the presence of world-class players like Thomas Muller, Robert Lewandowski, David Alaba, Phillipe Countinho and host of others, it is impossible for the team not to excel. You might be wondering how much Bayern Munich is paying all these players that are making them burn with so much rage to play and unrelenting spirit in them.
This article aims to give answers to all the questions about the salary and wages of Bayern Munich players. Who is the biggest earner in Bayern Munich and who is the lowest earner. Does it mean that the club pays its players a huge fee for motivation? Or the players are playing for the team out of the undying love they have for the team? All of these will be answered via this article.
Find below the statistical salary scale of Bayern Munich players.
|Players||Age||Weekly Wage||Contract until|
|Lucas Hernandez||23||£225,000||5 years (2024)|
|Niklas Sule||24||£52,000||3 years (2022)|
|Benjamin Pavard||23||–||5 years (2024)|
|Corentin Tolisso||25||£120,000||3 years (2022)|
|Kingsley Coman||23||£137,000||4 years (2023)|
|Manuel Neuer (GK)||33||£259,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Sven Ulreich (GK)||31||£43,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Jérôme Boateng||31||£205,000||2 Years (2021)|
|David Alaba||27||£170,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Philippe Coutinho||27||£240,000||On Loan (2020)|
|Javi Martínez||31||£100,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Joshua Kimmich||24||£137,000||4 Years (2023)|
|Thiago||28||£205,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Ivan Perisic||30||£137,000||1 Year (2020)|
|Serge Gnabry||24||£78,000||4 Years (2023)|
|Thomas Müller||30||£258,000||2 Years (2021)|
|Robert Lewandowski||31||£275,000||4 Years (2023)|
Judging from the table above, it is glaring that Bayern Munich pays its players well enough. Reasonably, Robert Lewandowski is the highest earner in the club, the world-class striker takes home a whopping sum of £275,000 weekly, right after him is Thomas Muller who earns about £258,000 week and then their equipotent goal stopper, Manuel Neuer, who takes home about £250,000 on weekly basis.
Even if the players had claimed that their motivation is gotten from their love for the team, it is also important to know that their huge salary wages are a great motivation as well.