FC Barcelona is one of the most successful teams of 21st century having won multiple league and european titles and alongside Manchester United and Real Madrid they are the most valuable football teams in the world. Some of the big players in Barcelona shirt are on staller contracts which club could cope with before pandemic but now they are in a financial mess. We take a look at Barcelona squad contracts and their weekly salaries.
FC Barcelona Player Salaries in 2020-21 Season:
2020/21 season after the pandemic crisis, Barcelona are in financial ruins and they are likely to lose their talisman Lionel Messi unless something drastically changes. Club has already asked players for a wage cut and they are hoping for another wage cut from January 2021 but players are reluctant to agree.
Lionel Messi is the highest paid player in Barcelona ranks and he is in last year of the contract. Messi is not prepared to sign a new deal which means he might leave in summer 2021 on a free transfer. Below is the list of Barcelona player contract and salaries.
|PLAYER||AGE||SALARY (YEARLY)||CONTRACT Till|
|Marc-André ter Stegen||28||€6.5 million||2025|
|Clément Lenglet||25||€6.5 million||2026|
|Gerard Piqué||33||€10.5 million||2024|
|Samuel Umtiti||27||€5 million||2023|
|Jordi Alba||31||€9 million||2024|
|Júnior Firpo||24||€2.5 million||2024|
|Sergiño Dest||20||€1.6 million||2025|
|Sergi Roberto||28||€3.2 million||2022|
|Sergio Busquets||32||€14.9 million||2023|
|Matheus Fernandes||22||€2.4 million||2025|
|Frenkie de Jong||23||€16 million||2026|
|Miralem Pjanic||30||€8.5 million||2024|
|Riqui Puig||21||€1.6 million||2023|
|Philippe Coutinho||28||€12 million||2023|
|Ansu Fati||18||€1.6 million||2022|
|Lionel Messi||33||€32 million||2021|
|Ousmane Dembélé||23||€12 million||2022|
|Antoine Griezmann||29||€21.5 million||2024|
|Martin Braithwaite||29||€3.6 million||2024|
Who is the highest paid player in Barcelona ?
Lionel Messi with his astronomical wages of €32 million a year is by far the highest paid player in Barcelona ranks. He is also the highest paid player in la liga and only behind Ronaldo in terms of yearly salary in the world.
What is the average salary of Barcelona squad ?
As the things stand in 2020/21 season, current Barcelona squad’s average salary is around €6 million a year. That is more than any other club in La Liga and one of the highest in the world only behind PSG, Manchester United and Manchester City.
Did Barcelona squad agree for wage cuts after corona virus pandemic ?
Yes, Barcelona squad agreed for a wage cut with FC Barcelona which will ensure Barcelona is set to save around €122 in 2020/21 season. However young players in the team did not get a wage cut only the senior players like Messi, Pique, Busquets etc.