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15 Highest-paid Goalkeepers in the world 2021

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Football’s goalkeepers’ salaries pale into insignificance compared to what outfield players make. Such, is attributed to their role being underrated with a team’s success being credited to attacking players.

Despite that, some of world’s best goalkeepers are handsomely paid and the rest are not far behind. Majority of the highest paid goalkeepers ply their trade in the English premier league as seen in this list.

Manchester united goalkeeper, David De Gea is the highest paid goalkeeper in the world today earning £375,000 weekly. The Spaniard’s contract with the Red Devils runs until 2023.

Coming second is Atletico Madrid’s shot stopper, Jan Oblak who is considered the best goalkeeper in the world today. His contract with Atletico runs until 2023 and earns £350,000 per week.

Real Madrids keeper Thibaut Courtious and PSG’s Keylor Navas are tied for the fourth spot, taking home £200,000 weekly.

In 2018 Chelsea FC splashed £72 million to sign Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Club, making him the most expensive goalkeeper ever. The Spaniard earns £150,000 per week which is also marched by FC Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Juventus’ Wojciech Szczesny earns £130,000 alongside Kasper Schmiechel who is contractually tied with Leicester City.

The final spot on our list is occupied by Bernd Leno, HugoLloris, Dean Henderson, Rui Patricio, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Jordan Pickford all who are paid £100,000 per week.

Summary.

Best-Paid Goalkeepers in the World 2021

 

Name

Salary Per Week

1

David De Gea

£375,000

2

Jan Oblak

£350,000

3

Manuel Neuer

£325,000

4

Thibaut Courtious

£200,000

5

Keylor Navas

£200,000

6

Marc-Andre ter Stegen

£150,000

7

Kepa Arrizabalaga

£150,000

8

Kasper Scmeichel

£130,000

9

Wojciech Szczesny

£130,000

10

Bernd Leno

£100,000

11

Hugo Lloris

£100,000

12

Dean Henderson

£100,000

13

Gianluigi Donnarumma

£100,000

14

Jordan Pickford

£100,000

15

Rui Patricio

£100,000


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