The highest-paid players in Saudi Arabia have been revealed, the trend of joining the Arab team was started with Cristiano Ronaldo when he showed his move to Al Nassr from Manchester United, signing a contract.
His fellow teammate from Real Madrid Karim Benzema then followed his footsteps and joined Al Ittihad this summer. Other Premier League players Kante, Koulibay and Ruben Neves also transferred to the Middle East for Al Ittihad and Al Hilal.
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Other players Hakim Ziyech, Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez have also been strongly linked with a move to Saudi Arabia.
The Portuguese international, Critiano Ronaldo is the highest paid player in Saudi Arabia as he earns a whopping salary of £173 million. He was getting a staggering salary of £172 million from the French club.
Club & Salary of Other Players
Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr) – £3.6 million – £173 million
Karim Benzema (Al Ittihad) – £3.58 million – £172 million
N’Golo Kante (Al Ittihad) – £1.7 million – £86.2 million
Kalidou Koulibaly (Al Hilal) – £500,000 – £30 million
Ruben Neves (Al Hilal) – £300,000 – £16 million
Ever Banega (Al Shabab) – £176,000 – £9.1 million
Matheus Pereira (Al Wahda) – £107,000 – £5.5 million
Anderson Talisca (Al Nassr) – £100,000 – £5.17 million
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Ahmed Hegazi (Al Ittihad) – £97,000 – £5.01 million
Moussa Marega (Al Hilal) – £78,000 – £4.28 million