Bundesliga is one of the most popular Football leagues globally. The league hosts some of world’s best Football players such as, Robert Lewandowski, Marco Reus, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben and many more. Footballers in the Germany division are paid handsomely just like in other top Football leagues.
The list below comprises the highest paid Footballers in Bundesliga.
10. Axel Witsel – €175,000
After a solid 2018 Worldcup where he helped Belgium reach the semifinals, Axel Witsel joined Borussia Dortmund from Chinese Super league side TianJin QuanJian. At the Westfalenstadion he signed a 4 year contract and agreed to a 50℅ pay cut from the €350,000 he enjoyed in China.
9. Matt Hummels – €207,000
Matt Hummels re-joined Borussia Dortmund in 2019, having left them for Bayern Munich in 2016.
Hummels’ current deal expires in 2022, but will be extended by a further year if he features in at least 22 competitive matches next season because of a clause in his contract.
8. Marco Reus – €237,000
The Borussia Dortmund captain has been a loyal servant to the Black and Yellow. Having turned down many transfer offers from a handful of elite clubs, he has been rewarded with a huge salary.
Reus has scored 100 goals in the Bundesliga, an impressive feat for a midfielder. His current contract at Westfalenstadion runs until 2023.
7. Lucas Hernandez – €280,000
On 27 March 2019, Bayern Munich announced that Hernandez would join the club on 1 July 2019 for a club record (and Bundesliga record) fee of €80 million, signing a five-year contract lasting until 2024.
6. Leon Goretzka – €288,000
The Germany international joined the Bavarians in 2018 on a free transfer after his contract ran out at Schalke. At the time before joining Bayern Munich, clubs such as Juventus, Liverpool and Arsenal were interested in his signature.
The 26-year-old recently extended his stay at Allianz Arena until 2026 and his weekly wage was upped to €288,000 per week.
5. Thomas Muller – €314,000
A versatile player who in often is deployed as a centre attacking Midfielder or forward, Thomas Muller has pent his entire senior club career with Bayern.
He has been prolific over the years, scoring over 250 goals for club and country.
Thomas Muller committed to a new contract at Bayern Munich in 2020, with fresh terms set to keep the World Cup winner with the Bundesliga champions until 2023.
4. Leroy Sane – €353,000
Leroy Sane become official member of Bayern Munich after signing a long-term 5 years deal in 2020. Bayern paid €45 million to acquire the services of the winger from Manchester city.
Sané official career began at Schalke 04, he signed three years contract deal with German Club. But rise to fame as super star football player after joining premier league side (Manchester City) in 2016.
3. Joshua Kimmich – €385,000
The 26-year-old, came through VfB Stuttgart’s youth system before joining Bayern from RB Leipzig in 2015.
Joshua Kimmich has emerged as a world-class central midfielder in recent seasons with Bayern Munich having transitioned from a right-back.
His recent contract extension with Bayern until 2025, saw his annual wage double to €20 million.
2.Manuel Neuer – €385,000
Considered the greatest goalkeeper of all time in some circles, Neuer has been at Bayern for almost a decade making close to 500 appearances for the side.
Neuer has extended his contract with Bayern Munich in 2020, signing a deal which ties him to the record champions until 2023.
His €385,000 weekly wage makes him the second highest paid goalkeeper in the world, David De Gea is first.
1. Robert Lewandowski – €417,200
Robert Lewandowski has been one of the finest finishers in football for a long time now. He has scored over 200 goals in Bundesliga up-to-date.
His goal scoring prowess coupled with other traits is what has enabled him to be the highest paid football player in Germany.