Napoli Players 2019/2020 Weekly Wages, Salaries Revealed

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One of the twenty teams that play at the top flight of Italian football is Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli, also referred to as Napoli. The club is managed by former AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso and is based in Naples.

Napoli was founded 93 years ago (25 August 1926) as Associazione Calcio Napoli and on 6 September 2004, the name changed to Napoli Soccer. The Italian club is also one of the associate members of the European Club Association.

Napoli Players 2019/2020 Weekly Wages, Salaries Revealed

The club’s nicknames are Gli Azzurri (The Blues) and I Partenopei (The Parthenopeans). Since 1959, Napoli has been playing its home games at Stadio San Paolo and can accommodate 55,000 spectators. The stadium is Italy’s third-largest football stadium after San Siro and Stadio Olimpico.

The club traditionally wears sky blue shirts and white shorts, which is one of the most beautiful kits in Italy. Napoli’s main rivals are AS Roma and the match played between them is called the Derby del Sole. The club’s anthem is “O surdato ‘nnammurato“.

Napoli won one Coppa Italia in 1965, three years after it was established to achieve little success in its early years. The club then went on to achieve more success in the 1980s, after the club signed Argentine superstar Diego Maradona. The Argentine helped Napoli win several trophies during his time in Naples, which includes their sole league titles in 1987 and 1990.

Napoli Players 2019/2020 Weekly Wages, Salaries Revealed

Maradona’s immense contribution to Napoli led to the club to retire his number 10 jersey. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. And after his spell at the club, the Argentine left and Napoli struggled financially and find it hard to pay players’ wages and salaries. The club also endured several relegations due to its finances.

The club was reformed fifteen years ago when film producer Aurelio De Laurentiis took over the club and became the club chairman. The Italian businessman stabilized the club by releasing money to sign players and pay wages. This led to renewed on-field success at the club when it won the 2012 and 2014 Coppa Italia titles.

Napoli is one of the most successful clubs in Italy, having won two Scudetto, five Coppa Italia, two Supercoppa Italiana titles, and one UEFA Cup. In 2016, UEFA ranked Napoli as the best eighth club in European Football and the second-best club in Italy. Serie A also ranked 4th on the list of clubs with the biggest fanbase in Italy.

Napoli Players 2019/2020 Weekly Wages, Salaries Revealed

During the 2017–18 season, Napoli became the fifth highest-earning football club in Serie A, with $182 million in revenue. The club was also estimated by Forbes in 2018 as the fifth most valuable club in Italy, worth $379 million.

Captain Lorenzo Insigne is the highest-aid player at Napoli. The Italian striker earns €165,000-per week. While the lest-paid player is Sebastiano Luperto. The defender pockets €14,000-per week.

Napoli Player Salaries 2020

Player Name Position Weekly Salary Contract Until
Lorenzo Insigne LW €165,000 2022
Kostas Manolas CB €155,000 2024
Dries Mertens CF €150,000 2020
Hirving Lozano RW €142,000 2024
Kalidou Koulibaly CB €125,000 2023
Jose Callejon RW €105,000 2020
Arkadiusz Milik CF €90,000 2021
Faouzi Ghoulam LB €85,000 2022
Allan CM €70,000 2023
Mario Rui LB €65,000 2022
Simone Verdi RW €65,000 2023
Fernando Llorente CF €61,000 2021
Vlad Chiriches CB €60,000 2022
Elseid Hysaj RB €57,000 2021
Amin Younes LW €55,000 2023
Fabian Ruiz CM €55,000 2023
David Ospina GK €50,000 2022
Elif Elmas CM €46,000 2024
Giovanni Di Lorenzo RB €42,000 2024
Nikola Maksimovic CB €42,000 2021
Lorenzo Tonelli CB €40,000 2021
Piotr Zielinski CM €40,000 2021
Alex Meret GK €35,000 2023
Adam Ounas RW €32,000 2022
Kevin Malcuit RB €28,000 2022
Orestis Karnezis GK €17,000 2021
Sebastiano Luperto CB €14,000 2023