The newspaper L’Équipe released a list of the highest paid players in the French League. Messi is not the highest paid, and Neymar and Marquinhos are among the 5 with the highest salaries. PSG also dominated the list, with only 4 players who do not play in the team that are in the ranking, see:
25 – Milik (Olympique de Marseille) – 400 thousand euros
On loan from Napoli to Olympique Marseille, the 28-year-old striker has the lowest salary on this list, earning €400,000.
24 – Kehrer (PSG) – 410 thousand euros
The 25-year-old defender is the least paid player by PSG among the others mentioned in this ranking. Kehrer arrived in 2018 and currently earns 410,000 euros.
23 – Bakambu (Olympique de Marseille) – 416 thousand euros
The second and last Olympique player on this list is Bakambu, who earns little more than 24th place, with 416 thousand euros.
22 – Diallo (PSG) – 450 thousand euros
The 25-year-old left-back earns 450,000 euros and has been at PSG since 2019.
21 – Gueye (PSG) – 500 thousand euros
The 32-year-old midfielder joined the club in 2019 and currently earns €500,000.
20 – Kurzawa (PSG) – 500 thousand euros
Kurzawa also receives €500,000 and has been with the club since 2015, with a contract until 2024.
19 – Draxler (PSG) – 562 thousand euros
Since 2017 at PSG, the left winger has received 562 thousand euros and has a contract until 2024.
18 – Fàbregas (Monaco) – 600 thousand euros
One of the few Monaco players on that list is midfielder Fàbregas, who receives €600,000.
17 – Kimpembe (PSG) – 640 thousand euros
For more than 5 years at the club, defender Kimpembe earns 640 thousand euros. Now 26, he could stay at the club until 2024.
16 – Ander Herrera (PSG) – 650 thousand euros
At 32 years old, the midfielder Herrera receives 650 thousand euros and has a contract until 2024. The player has been at the club since 2019.
15 – Ben Yedder (Monaco) – 650 thousand euros
Ben Yedder is the last player on this list that does not play for PSG, from now on we will only see a hegemony of the club. The Monaco player receives 650 thousand euros and is also tied with Herrera.
14 – Bernat (PSG) – 730 thousand euros
Bernat arrived at the club in 2018, earning €730,000, slightly less than his teammate at the top of the list. The left-back has a contract until 2025.
13 – Paredes (PSG) – 750 thousand euros
The 27-year-old Argentine midfielder receives 750,000 euros and has been with the club since 2019, with a contract until 2023.
12 – Sergio Ramos (PSG) – 791 thousand euros
The 35-year-old defender arrived at Paris in 2021 and with a contract until 2023. Sergio Ramos receives 791 thousand euros.
11 – Icardi (PSG) – 800 thousand euros
The 29-year-old striker has been at PSG since 2020 and has a contract until 2024, currently earning €800,000.
10 – Donnarumma (PSG) – 916 thousand euros
Donnarumma, 31, has a contract until 2024, and receives a salary of 916,000 euros.
9 – Wijnaldum (PSG) – 916 thousand euros
Wijnaldum and Donnarumma are tied in their salary amounts. Both arrived in 2021 and the 23-year-old goalkeeper could stay until 2026.
8 – Di Maria (PSG) – 950 thousand euros
The 34-year-old Argentinian is only in 8th place in the ranking, well behind some attacking companions. Di Maria has been with the club since 2015 and, for now, his contract runs until June 2022.
7 – Keylor Navas (PSG) – 1 million euros
The trendy 35-year-old goalkeeper joined the club in 2019 and is currently earning exactly 1 million euros.
6 – Hakimi (PSG) – 1.08 million euros
At just 23 years old, Hakimi is one of the highest paid in PSG. The right-back joined the club in 2021 and has a long-term contract until 2026.
5 – Verratti (PSG) – 1.2 million euros
Verratti receives 1.2 million euros and has been with the team since 2012, almost 10 years defending the PSG shirt.
4 – Marquinhos (PSG) – 1.2 million euros
Marquinhos receives 1.2 million euros. The Brazilian joined the team in 2013 and is the capital of the team.
3 – Mbappé (PSG) – 2.2 million euros
Opening the Top 3 of the list, comes Mbappé, who receives less than half of the first place. The Frenchman arrived at the club in 2021 and has a contract until 2023.
2 – Messi (PSG) – 3.37 million euros
The second highest paid is the Argentine Messi, who earns 3.3 million euros and is only behind Neymar. Messi joined the club in 2021 and has a short contract until 2023.
1 – Neymar (PSG) – 4.08 million euros
The 30-year-old Brazilian striker is the highest paid player in the French league. Neymar arrived at PSG in 2017 and has a contract until 2025.