Manchester United’s wage bill is certain to rise again with some high profile signings like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and world record transfer of Paul Pogba getting lucrative salaries at the club. Zlatan’s 1 year contract is set to be worth around £220,000 a week while Mkhitaryan will pocket £140,000 a week. We take a look at all Manchester United players salaries and contracts.
Manchester United failed to secure lucrative champions league berth after finishing fifth 2015-16 premier league season and they have already forked out £57 million on buying 2 new players (Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan) and they are on the verge of completing record breaking £100 million transfer of Paul Pogba. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 1 year contract is worth £220,000 a week.
Wage Bill 2016-17: United’s wage bill was the highest in the league in 2014-15 season (£215.8m) but they they discarded Van Persie, Falcao, Di Maria, Nani, Javier Hernendez and Rafael De Silva in 2015-16 season resulting in their wage bill dropping to £203 million last season and we can only expect it to rise again this season under Mourinho.
Here is the complete list of Manchester United first team squad contracts & weekly wages details which are sourced from BBC, Guardian, PremierLeague.com.
Manchester United Squad Salaries 2016-17
Manchester United current wage bill is the second highest in premier league with £203 million a year, followed by Man Citys £193.8 million and Arsenal’s £192. United’s highest paid player is Paul Pogba who earns massive £290,000 a week.
|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT LEFT|
|David de Gea||26||£200,000||(3 Year) 2019|
|Sam Johnstone||24||£10,000||(1 Year) 2017|
|Sergio Romero||29||£50,000||(3 Year) 2018|
|Marcos Rojo||26||£70,000||(4 Years) 2019|
|Phil Jones||24||£50,000||(1 Year) 2016|
|Chris Smalling||27||£80,000||(5 Year) 2020|
|Eric Bailly (new signing)||22||£75,000||(4 Year) 2020|
|Timothy Fosu-Mensah||19||£5,000||1 Year (2017)|
|Luke Shaw||21||£70,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Matteo Darmian||27||£60,000||(3 Years) 2019|
|Daley Blind||26||£75,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Michael Carrick||35||£80,000||(1 Year) 2016|
|Bastian Schweinsteiger||32||£200,000||(2 Year) 2018|
|Ander Herrera||26||£75,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Marouane Fellaini (new deal)||29||£80,000||(3 Years) 2019|
|Juan Mata||28||£140,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Jesse Lingard||24||£25,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Paul Pogba (new signing)||23||£290,000||(5 Years) 2021|
|Henrikh Mkhitaryan (new signing)||27||£140,000||(4 Year) 2020|
|Ashley Young||29||£110,000||(2 Years) 2018|
|Anthony Martial||21||£65,000||(4 Year) 2020|
|Antonio Valencia (new deal)||31||£80,000||(2 Years) 2019|
|Wayne Rooney||31||£250,000||(3 Years) 2019|
|Zlatain Ibrahimovic (new signing)||35||£220,000||(1 Year) 2017|
|Macus Rashford||19||£20,000||(4 years) 2020|
Here is how Manchester United are doing in terms of finance with them failing to reach Champions League last season its effecting their 2014-15 revenue but with new deals with Cheverolet and Adidas coming into play next season they are on a right track after a lackluster 7th place finish in 2013-14 season.
|2015-16 Total Revenue||£430m|
|Wage Bill (as of January 2016)||£203m|