Liverpool stands as one of the historic teams in the world, which has chosen Jurgen Klopp to guide them to claim the Premier League title. Liverpool’s salary and player contracts are worth £208 million which is one of the highest in the English Premier League. Their current revenue details are around £302 million ($354.68 million) as of the 2018 summer.
Liverpool has been very busy this summer (2018), trying to make maximum deals, unlike the previous season. Liverpool has made a world record signing with Virgil Van Dijk in January 2018, who gets £150,000 on weekly basis, thus making him one of the top earners at Liverpool FC.
2018 New arrivals to Liverpool
With the arrival of new signings, Liverpool’s manager, Klopp has high hopes on the team. As compared with the previous season, the summer signings of Liverpool has been enormous including the January 2018 deals. Though Coutinho is no more a part of the Liverpool team, the presence of players like Salah, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk and Andrew Robertson is expected to meet his caliber and are on high hopes to win the league.
The highest-paid player in Liverpool – 2018
Among the Liverpool players, the player who is highly paid is Mohamed Salah who plays forward for the English club. He has signed a contract of 5 years with the Liverpool until 2023. His average salary is £200,000 on weekly basis. The most important event that took place this summer (2018), is the record-breaking signing for a defender by the Liverpool.
Virgil Van Dijk joined ‘The Reds’ this summer for a transfer deal of £75 million which is something that has never happened before. Thus making him the Second highest-paid player in Liverpool after Mohammed Salah (£200,000). Virgil gets an average salary of £180,000 on weekly basis.
The recent signings
For the upcoming 2018/19 Premier league, the signings of Liverpool have elevated the chances of the team to bag the title. The individual signings of players are listed below:
- Oxlade-Chamberlain – £40 million
- Van Dijk – £75 million
- Alisson – £66.8 million
- Naby Keïta – £53 million
- Fabinho – £43.7 million
- Xherdan Shaqiri – £13 million
The 2018-2019 contracts and salary details
Mohamed Salah is the highest paid player with an annual salary of £10,400,000. Followed by Salah, is the defender Virgil Van who came in a transfer, gets an annual salary of £9,360,000. Daniel Sturridge is the Chelsea forward player who gets the highest salary of £6,240,000 than the other forward players in the team. Apart from these individual signings with Liverpool, the weekly and annual salary and contracts of the players in Liverpool are listed down below:
|No||Name||Age||Position||Weekly Wage||Annual Salary||Contract until|
|1||Virgil Van Dijk||26||Defender||£180,000||£9,360,000||2023-06-30|
Note:(*)Out on Loan
2017 Financial records
The previous year record of Liverpool (2017-2018) was £302 million in revenue, as mentioned in the accounts book at the end of the season. This revenue includes the Gate and the match of the day income – £62 million, the TV contract deal of £124 million and the Commercial value – £116 million. The team is in general owned by the Fenway Sports Group which is also known by the name New England Sports Ventures I, LLC in the USA. The overall and this most important shareholder of the team is John W Henry.
The 2018 Financial settlements
By investing a huge amount in the club, FSG increased the loans from £60 million to £129.9 million largely on stadium expansion. As a result, Liverpool has a loan of £165 million (bank loan £55 million, FSG loan £110 million). With Naby Keita, Alisson, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri, the Liverpool’s summer signing have reached millions. Having qualified for the Champions League, Liverpool will be having a hike in the contract deals in the next season. Liverpool also offers many sponsorship deals which might act as a means for the best players to enter the team.
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