Manchester United is one of the biggest football clubs in the world and one of the most successful clubs in Europe in terms of the number of titles they have won. No wonder they still attract some of the best players across Europe despite missing out of a Champions League place last season. And no wonder they pay their players so much that even their fans are worried on behalf of the club.
In every season in at least the last four years, Manchester United spend at least £150 million on wages alone. No wonder the club is in over £137 million debt and might increase in the coming days due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Still, that might not stop the club from taking care of their players.
Below are the top 10 highest paid Manchester United players in 2020
- David De Gea
Based on the new contract 29-year-old Spanish goalkeeper signed in 2019, David De Gea is not just the highest-paid player at Manchester United but the highest-paid player in the entire Premier League. He currently earns a whopping £375,000-per-week. He has been with the club since 2011 and his current contract with the club will expire in June 2023.
- Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba is the second-highest-paid player at Manchester United. Based on the contract he signed in 2016 when he returned to the club from Juventus, he is currently earning £290,000-per-week. His current contract will expire in June 2021 and the French midfielder reportedly wants a new contract which would earn him double of his current weekly salary.
- Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial earns £250,000-per-week to take the third spot on the list of the highest-paid footballers at Manchester United. The 24-year-old French forward has been with the club since 2015. His current contract will expire in June 2024.
- Marcus Rashford
Marcus Rashford has been the backbone of the Manchester United attack in recent times, no wonder he earns £200,000-per-week. The 22-year-old England international still has until 2023 to renew his current contract or walk out of the club.
- Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire is the world most expensive defender and the captain of Manchester United despite the fact that he just joined the club in 2019. Based on the contract he signed with the club, the 27-year-old England international earns £189,904-per-week. His current contract will expire in 2025.
- Bruno Fernandez
Bruno Fernandez is the new biggest thing at Manchester United. Since he joined the club in January 2020, he has been a phenomenon on the pitch. Hence, it is not bad that the 25-year-old Portuguese midfielder is in the top 6 highest paid footballers at United. He currently earns £180,000 every week and his current contract will expire in 2025.
- Juan Mata
Juan Mata is one of the veterans at Manchester United and he is well-taking care of despite not having enough playing time in Ole Gunnar Solkjaer’s squad. The 32-year-old Spanish midfielder currently earns £160,000 every week. His current contract will expire in 2021.
8. Luke Shaw
Luke Shaw is the 8th highest paid footballer at Manchester United. The 25-year-old England left-back currently earns £150,000-per-week. His current contract will expire in 2023.
- Victor Lindelof
Victor Lindelof is the 9th highest paid footballer at Manchester United. The 25-year-old Sweden centre-back currently earns £120,000-per-week. His current contract will expire in 2024.
- Nemanja Matic
Nemanja Matic is one of the veterans at United and one of the few veterans that are still very active in Ole’s era. The 31-year-old Serbia defensive midfielder currently earns £120,000-per-week. His current contract will expire in 2023.