If Paris Saint-Germain undoubtedly dominates the ranking of the highest paid players in Ligue 1, what about the salary grid of the French championship without the stars of the capital club?
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An undivided hold. Unsurprisingly, Paris Saint-Germain crushes the competition on the highest salaries in the French Ligue 1 championship. As relayed on our site, the Top 10 best-paid players in France are entirely occupied by the stars of the capital club. With emoluments estimated at 6 million euros gross monthly, French striker Kylian Mbappé receives the most substantial salary ahead of Brazilian star Neymar (3.675 million euros) and Argentinian striker Lionel Messi (3.375 million euros). ).
Veretout the “best” Marseille
What about this ranking without mentioning the Parisians? You have to go down to eleventh place to find traces of a player who does not appear in the workforce of Christophe Galtier, on his side the best-off coach financially. AS Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder receives 650,000 euros gross per month and offers himself the honorary status of the highest paid Ligue 1 player outside of PSG. The French international, not called up by Didier Deschamps for the last international break and the two matches of the Euro 2024 qualifiers against the Netherlands (4-0) and Ireland (1-0), is ahead of a duo of Marseille Olympics.
The French midfielder, Jordan Veretout, earns 550,000 euros gross monthly and occupies first place on the Marseille salary grid, ahead of the Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez who reaches the symbolic bar of 500,000 euros per month. The rest of this Top 10 is entirely dominated by the Marseillais and the Lyonnais.
The ten highest paid players in Ligue 1 (excluding PSG)
- Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco): 650,000 euros gross monthly
- Jordan Veretout (OM): €550,000
- Alexis Sanchez (OM): €500,000
- Eric Bailly (OM): €450,000
- Alexandre Lacazette (OL): 450,000 euros
- Jerome Boateng (OL): 400,000 euros
- Dejan Lovren (OL): €400,000
- Corentin Tolisso (OL): 400,000 euros
- Ruslan Malinovskyi (OM): €350,000
- Valentin Rongier / Cengiz Under (OM): 330,000 euros
Source : The Team