Best start, Sporting Kansas City looking they get in 2021. The team finished at 3rd spot in the Wester Conference and MLS points table stand 4th with 58 points ahead of Portland Timbers and Philadelphia Union on base of goals difference. Club start making moves and signed new players on loan deal (Nikola Vujnovic) for 2022 season. Sporting Kansas City players salaries reported.
Top Paid Player In Squad | Since the season got finished, no details reported yet the new players inclusion towards the designated contract terms. Clubs made no changes to designated players, which means Alan Pulido and Johnny Russel retain top contracts worth $3.5m with the team.
Designated Players | The two players that were awarded with Designated contract were Johnny Russell and Alan Pulido both earned contracts worth $3.5m. Pulido earns $2m base salary a season with Sporting Kansas City.
Homegrown Contracts Offered | Kansas City looking to grow their youth team and signed new players on homegrown contracts, Grayson Barber, Dániel Sallói, Felipe Hernandez Tyler, Freeman Ozzie, Cisneros, and Cameron Duke all hold the (HG) contract deal with the club worth $500k.
|Player||Guaranteed Purse||Base Salary||Position||Contract|
|Brett St. Martin||$61k||$61k||DEF||2022|
|Alan Pulido||$2.20 m||$2.20m||FW||2023|
|Nikola Vujnovic (on loan)||not reported||not reported||FW||2023|
Club Wage Bill | In 2021, once the salaries were reported, the clubs wage bill reported $14m since new players listed to join the club in future and some already move to the homegrown, generation adidas and international MLS contract, club wage bill rise to $17.5m for the season 2022 and estimated hike upto $20m in 2023.
The above information based on the Sporting Kansas City players salaries, contracts based on 2021 season. It’s confirmed that 2022 MLS players salaries will be upgraded and public before the season.