Osimhen is 4th on the list of highest paid U21 players in Serie A, 3rd in Napoli
Top Italian sports news outlet, Gazzetta dello Sport has published the annual salaries of all the players in the Italian Serie A for the 2020-2021 season.
In Napoli, the club’s most expensive signing in history Victor Osimhen is the joint third highest-paid player with a salary of 4.5 million euros per year (around N2.39 billion in Nigerian currency).
At 6 million euros, Koulibaly is the highest paid Napoli player followed by Insigne (€4.6m) while Lozano, Mertens and Osimhen pocket €4.5m every year.
With an annual payroll of €105m, Napoli are fourth on the list when it comes to total salaries paid to players, behind
Juventus (€236m), Inter Milan (€149m) and AS Roma (€112m).
When it comes to the U21 ranking, Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt is first with a salary of €8m net per year, followed by AC Milan glovesman Gianluigi Donnarumma (€6m), Inter Milan wing-back Achraf Hakimi (€5m) and Osimhen.
The highest paid footballer in Italy, Cristiano Ronaldo (€31m) earns approximately seven times more than Osimhen.