Barcelona FC is a Spanish Football Club founded in 1899 also known as the Catalans. Barcelona is one of the most popular and supported football teams in the world and has the second largest social media following in the world among Football teams. Barcelona’s players have won a record number of 11 Ballon d’Or awards, as well as a record number of 7 FIFA World Player of the Year awards.
In 2010, the club created history when the trio of Messi, Iniesta and Xavi were chosen as the three best players in the world in theFIFA Ballon d’Or awards. In 2009, Barcelona became the only Spanish club to win the continental triple consisting of La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League. The Sucess lies with Team Management spending satisfying salaries to each and every club players. To know about Barcelona players salaries for the 2016-17 season or who is the highest paid player of FC Barcelona then read this complete post.
Barcelona also left few players to leave the club in the 2016 Summer Transfer window including the likes of Dani Alves, Marc Bartra, Alen Halilovic, Adriano, Martín Montoya, Alex Song and Sandro Ramírez. Whereas they bought players like André Gomes from Valencia at £30 million, Denis Suarez from Villarreal at £3 million, Samuel Umtiti from Lyon at £21 million and Lucas Digne from PSG at £14.3 million
Highest Paid Barcelona Player
Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s highest paid player and world’s second highest paid footballer after Cristiano Ronaldo with a weekly wage of £256,000 after tax following the new contract (Five-year deal) he signed with Barcelona in 2013 if we include the amount Barcelona pays as the tax for his salary it adds to £500,000.
Luis Suarez is Barcelona’s second highest earner at Barcelona following his move to the Catalans in 2014 on a five-year deal earning £200,000 per week.
FC BARCELONA PLAYERS SALARIES 2016 (WEEKLY WAGES)
Only the second richest club in the world just behind Real Madrid and that’s mostly down to their success on the field in last decade or so. Barcelona tends to bring in youngsters through the academy to the first team but they are not shy to spend big on established stars, as they have world’s most attacking force with Messi, Neymar, and Suarez leading the line-Up Front.
Barcelona’s wage bill is just behind arch rivals Real Madrid and that is only going to increase as they are set to offer new deals to Neymar, Suarez. Here are the transfers they have made in summer 2016 window.
Barcelona’s wage bill is just behind arch rivals Real Madrid and that is only going to increase as they are set to offer new deals to Neymar, Suarez. Here are the transfers they have made in summer 2016 window. Let’s have a look at the list of FC Barcelona Players Salaries 2016-17.
Barcelona Player Salaries 2016-17 List
|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT LEFT|
|Marc-André Ter Stegen||24||£55,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Claudio Bravo||33||£33,500||2 Years (2018)|
|Jordi Masip||27||£15,500||1 Years (2017)|
|Gerard Piqué||29||£130,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Javier Mascherano||32||£130,000||2 Years (2018)|
|Jérémy Mathieu||32||£90,000||2 Years (2018)|
|Samuel Umtiti (new signing)||22||£40,000||5 Years (2021)|
|Lucas Digne (new signing)||23||£55,500||5 Years (2021)|
|Jordi Alba||27||£90,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Alex Vidal||26||£60,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Douglas||26||£35,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Sergio Busquets||28||£140,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Sergi Samper||21||£10,000||3 years (2019)|
|Andrés Iniesta||32||£165,000||2 Years (2018)|
|Ivan Rakitic||28||£75,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Arda Turan||29||£85,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Rafinha||23||£37,500||4 Year (2020)|
|Sergi Roberto||24||£20,000||3 Years (2019)|
|André Gomes (new signing)||23||£80,000||5 years (2021)|
|Denis Suarez (new signing)||22||£40,000||4 Years (2020)|
|Neymar||24||£150,000||2 Years (2018)|
|Lionel Messi||29||£256,000 (after Tax)||2 Years (2018)|
|Luis Suárez||29||£200,000||3 Years (2019)|
|Munir El Haddadi||20||£5,000||1 Years (2017)|