Manchester United do not cut finances when they want to sign players and playing for them will always make a player super rich.
Not just playing for Manchester United though, even as a coach of the Red Devils, one can also make super money.
The question is, who amongst these players, both past and present, are on the ultimate Manchester United rich list?
Well, that’s why we are here, Futballnews takes you down the road of these big names and how they got here;
Cristiano Ronaldo – £400m
I am sure we are not surprised to see that Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list here because he actually worth everything.
The 38-year-old former Manchester United attacker is worth an enormous amount of £400million according to Manchester World.
And this is not a surprise, given all he has achieved both as a footballer on the pitch and also outside the pitch.
Also to add, the Portuguese recently signed a deal with Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr, which is worth a reported £173million-a-year.
David Beckham – £350m
David Beckham, Old Trafford legend, is another former player to have made millions off the pitch, as well as on it.
Beckham is estimated by Manchester World to be worth an astonishing £350m.
The Former United and Real Madrid player has made a lot of money aside from football, especially from endorsement deals with the likes of H&M, Adidas, Pepsi and the Qatar World Cup.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – £150m
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is till enjoying an active playing career for AC Milan in the Serie A despite being 41 years of age.
The former Manchester United striker is even set to produce a new movie that will debut this year which will add to his high earning.
Ibrahimovic is worth a mega £150m according to reports by Celebrity Net Worth.
Wayne Rooney – £135m
Wayne Rooney, also a Manchester United legend, is the current manager of DC United of MLS, is reportedly earning £800,000-a-year.
But according to Celebrity Net Worth, his overall net worth, is an estimated £135m.
Rooney who is 37 years old, spent 13 years at Old Trafford and also had endorsement deals with the likes of Nike, Ford and Coca-Cola.
Jose Mourinho – £100m
Jose Mourinho also received hefty severance packages after he was sacked by Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham.
Mourinho bagged just under £20m after leaving the Red Devils in 2018 and he also got £15m-£20m after he left Spurs three years later.
And reports have it that the pay-offs contributed to his grand total net worth of around £100m.
Paul Pogba – £77m
Paul Pogba was named on the Sunday Times Young Rich List just last year and he is among the folks that made a fortune at United.
The Frenchman who had a rather disappointing spell at Manchester United was reportedly worth £77m at the time.
Pogba bagged a £3.8million loyalty bonus when he left United last summer to return to Juventus.
Raphael Varane – £66m
Raphael Varane who won the 2018 World Cup with France has enjoyed a massively successful career as a defender for Real Madrid.
He left with four Champions League winner’s medals in his cabinet when he left Madrid and joined another European heavyweights – United.
Varane reportedly earns £340,000-a-week at Old Trafford and his Net Worth is around £66m as confirmed by Planet Sport.
David De Gea – £60m
David De Gea is currently Manchester United’s highest earner. Though he fumbles every week for the team, he still earns £350,000-a-week.
The Spaniard’s contract is set to end in the summer and United are looking to double down his weekly take home to £200,000.
Marca reported last year that United goalie’s David de Gea is worth around £60m.
Rio Ferdinand – £60m
Rio Ferdinand is a former Manchester United defender who broke British transfer record when he joined the Red Devils from Leeds in 2002 for £29million.
But in recent times, the former England international is worth double of what United paid for his services in 2002.
Ferdinand, 44, made fame in football punditry after he retired from active football, while also dabbling in the world of boxing.
Sir Alex Ferguson – £55m
SAF as he is fondly called is Manchester United’s greatest manager and he deserves a place in the club’s rich list.
He joined the Red Devils in 1986 when there was not much money in football generally, but he has a Net Worth of £55m.
Fergie sold part of his wine collection at a Hong Kong auction for £2.3million and he reportedly owns several racehorses.