The new wage system adopted by Manchester City focuses more on bonus related contracts since 2014 and that strategy helped Manchester City to reduce their wage bill from massive 216 million in 2013-14 season to 198 million in 2016-17 season. But after the arrival of Pep Guardiola in Machester City the club has spent massive bid in last two seasons and their annual wage bill has become the highest in Premier League as in 2018 season the wage bill of Man City once again raise to 242 million. Now we take a look at Manchester City players contracts and salaries.
Manchester City has spent huge money in 2016 and 2017 summer transfer windows and they picked up Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao for record 59 million back in January 2019. As Manchester is heading for the new season they has already added another top ranked footballer Riyad Mahrez for around 61.02 million but this purchase might increase to 75 million if all demands are meet. Currently Manchester is not selling any major player from their squad and it is also expected that Manchester City will not add any big name in their team during upcoming transfer window which means their wage bill will remain same like last year.
Manchester City New Transfers
Manchester City after splashing around 500 million over the last 2 years has added up Pep Guardiola and Mahrez in their team and both these athletes are buckling up to appear in the upcoming season of Premier League.
Manchester City Bonus based contracts
After 2014, Manchester City have been using unique bonus based contracts for their players and most of the senior players of this club like Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Vincent Kompany have also agreed for bonus based contracts. All the squad members of Manchester City has accepted low basic salary but high performance based bonuses. Well FIFA financial fair play rule has argued City to change their current kind of spending and City somehow changed their salary process which could be visible in latest salary details of its playing squad.
The following table only includes the basic per week salaries of the squad but all the major players of City enjoy profitable performance based incentives. Like Aguero who signed 5 year contract with City back in 2014 for arounf 220,000 basic per week salary but now he is earning around 300,000 weekly due to performance based bonuses he earned.
|PLAYER||AGE||WEEKLY WAGE||CONTRACT UNTILL|
|Ederson||24||£65,000||4 Years (2022)|
|Claudio Bravo||34||£80,000||2 years (2020)|
|Vincent Kompany||31||£120,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Nicolas Otamendi||29||£120,000||2 years (2020)|
|23||£100,000||4 Years (2022)|
||23||£90,000||5 Years (2023)|
||27||£100,000||4 Years (2022)|
||26||£80,000||5 Years (2022)|
|23||£65,000||1 Years (2019)|
|Fernandinho||32||£150,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Yaya Touré||34||£220,000||Last Year (2018)|
|Fabian Delph||28||£90,000||2 years (2020)|
||23||£180,000||2 years (2020)|
|Ilkay Gündogan||27||£120,000||2 years (2020)|
|David Silva||32||£220,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Bernando Silva||23||£120,000||4 Years (2022)|
|Riyad Mahrez (New Signing)||27||£120,000||5 Years (2023)|
|Kevin De Bruyne||26||£350,000||5 Years (2023)|
|Sergio Agüero||29||£250,000||2 Years (2020)|
|Gabriel Jesus||20||£90,000||3 Years (2021)|
|Leroy Sané||22||£90,000||4 Years (2021)|
|Patrick Roberts||20||£10,000||2 years (2020)|
Manchester City Financial Position
At the end of 31st May 2017, Manchester City has generated the turnover of around 392 million on its accounts and those figures are just behind Manchester United who produced the revenue of 615 million. Opposite to the fact that Manchester City holds the highest wage bill, the current wage bill of City stands 4th highest in last year league at 198 million. This wage bill is less than Manchester United, Chelsea and Livepool.
Manchester City has earned profit of 10 million and 20 million in 2015 and 2016 respectively and no doubt City is now growing their own brand around the world to earn some massive profit in the upcoming Premier League season.