Manchester City has installed a wage system with much more epmpasis on bonus related contracts since 2014 and that has helped the club to reduce its wage bill from record £216 million in 2013-14 season to £193.8m in 2015-16 season. With the arrival of Pep Guardiola Manchester City has yet again break the bank in transfer window and brought in several high profile players. Below is the entire Man City squad contracts and new transfer details.
Manchester City spent big in 2015 summer transfer window and brought in the likes of Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne, Nicolas Otamendi, Fabien Delph and Patrick Roberts in high profile transfers. This year they topped the spending spree in Premier League yet again with a total of £174.05m spent on player transfer and their wage bill is only going to sky rocket in 16/17 season.
Manchester City New Transfers: here are some of the numbers on how Man City spent more than £150million in summer transfer window.
- John Stones (£47.5m from Everton)
- Leroy Sané (£36m from FC Schalke)
- Gabriel Jesus (£26 from Palmires)
- Ilkay Gündogan (£20m from Dortmund)
- Nolito (£13.8m from Celta Vigo)
- Claudio Bravo (£15m from Barcelona)
- Marlos Moreno (£4.6m from Nacional)
- Gerónimo Rulli (£3.9m from Maldonado)
City also let go Edin Dzeko on a permanent move to Roma for around £8 million while several other high profile loan deals including Joe Hart, Samir Nasri and Wilfried Bony will help to balance the wage bill.
New bonus based contracts:
After winning the Premier League in 2014, Manchester City decided to offer some of their main players new contracts which include the likes of Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Vincent Kompany, and Joe Hart. All the players accepted the reduced basic salary but high performance based bonuses and incentives. FIFA financial fair play rule has forced City to kind of change their spending and that is visible in the recently leaked salary details of full team squad.
The following numbers only include the basic weekly salaries of the players but main players in the team enjoy lucrative performance based bonuses for example Aguero signed a new 5 year deal in 2014 with the basic salary of £165,000 a week but it can reach upto £220,000 a week with performance bonuses included. Joe Harts new City deal earn hime £110,000 a week but it can reach £150,000 a week with various bonuses.
|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT UNTILL|
|Claudio Bravo (New Signing)||33||£10,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Joe Hart (loaned-out)||27||£110,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Willy Caballero||33||£25,000||1 Years (2017)|
|Vincent Kompany||28||£120,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Nicolas Otamendi||27||£120,000||4 Years (2020)|
John Stones (New Signing)
|22||£100,000||6 Years (2022)|
||29||£85,000||2 Years (2018)|
||29||£90,000||1 Years (2017)|
||30||£90,000||1 Years (2017)|
||32||£80,000||1 Years (2017)|
|Fernando||27||£75,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Fernandinho||29||£90,000||1 Years (2017)|
|Yaya Touré||31||£220,000||1 Years (2017)|
|Fabian Delph||26||£90,000||4 Years (2020)|
||20||£180,000||4 Years (2020)|
||27||£120,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Ilkay Gündogan (new signing)||25||£120,000||4 Years (2020)|
|David Silva||29||£160,000||3 Years (2019)|
||29||£90,000||1 Years (2017)|
|Kevin De Bruyne||24||£150,000||5 Years (2021)|
|Sergio Agüero||26||£220,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Wilfried Bony||26||£100,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Nolito (new signing)||29||£100,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Leroy Sané (new signing)||20||£55,000||5 Years (2021)|
|Kelechi Iheanacho (new signing)||19||£10,000||5 Years (2021)|