Top 6 highest paid African footballers 2021

NanaYawMakanaky

Football is by far the most popular sport globally. Like other continents, Africa hasn't been left behind in producing some of Football best players. Apart from representing their countries these players, have joined various top clubs where they earn handsomely.

The highest paid footballers in 2021

1. Pierre Emrick Aubameyang - £350,000

After five remarkable years with Borussia Dortmund Pierre Aubameyang left them for Arsenal and signed a 3 year contract. In 2020 he extended his contract with Arsenal and his weekly wage shot from £198,000 a week to £350,000 making him not only the best paid African footballer but also the best paid in the English Premier league.

2. Cedric Bukambu - £307,000

Cedric Bukambu Joined Chinese SuperLeague side Beijing Guoan Last year in January from Villarreal at a fee of £65 Million making him the most expensive African footballer.

The Democratic Republic of Congo international earns £307,000 per week and he is the third highest paid player in Chinese Super league with only Brazilian duo of Oscar and Hulk making more weekly.

3. Mohamed Salah - £200,000

The Liverpool and Egypt forward has been one of best players worldwide in recent times.

Following a stellar first season with Liverpool where he scored 43 goals for the reds, he extended his contract where he would earn £200,000 a week.

4. Riyad Mahrez - £200,000

The Algerian joined Manchester city last year in the summer from Leicester city signing a 5 year deal. The midfielder has been one of the continents best players for a while now.

4. Riyad Mahrez - £200,000

The Algerian joined Manchester city last year in the summer from Leicester city signing a 5 year deal. The midfielder has been one of the continents best players for a while now.

6. Sadio Mane - £150,000

Sadio Mane is undoubtedly one of the continents best players at the moment.

He recently extended his contract with Liverpool which sees him earn £150,000 a week.

Mane previously played for Southampton and Red bull Salzburg.

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