Man U Drop 3 places to 4th Top Paying Club

Manchester United report has it dropped three places to 4th position in world ranking of the best paid team in the globe.
This shake-up as revealed by the 2017 global sports salaries survey (GSSS) saw Barcelona replace the Red Devils at the top, with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Real Madrid claiming the 2nd and 3rd respectfully.
The metric utilized here is average base salary per first team player, and Barca leads the way at £6.6 million. Lionel Messi and his new £500,000-a-week contract extension, signed in July, have a whole lot to do with that.

The report also reveals a new trajectory for PSG which it claims is ascending the ladder speedily despite the record sign-on fee spent on r Neymar and the Kylian Mbappe deal. This activity brings the Qatari Sports Investment’s club average up to £6.5 million. Real Madrid come in third at £6.2 million, while United are next at £5.2 million.
letting highly paid Bastian Schweinsteiger and Wayne Rooney go had a lot of consequence on bringing the overall average down, despite the big money spent by Old Trafford this past summer. United have a become a summer transfer window only buying club, but they do keep spending big during those summers.
The trio of Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic cost over £136 million.