Man U Drop 3 places to 4th Top Paying Club


By FRANCIS OGBONNA
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.




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