One of the biggest clubs in Europe and all around the world, Real Madrid makes big revenues and is one of the richest. Although the Spanish giants couldn’t win as many trophies as their arch rivals Barcelona took home in the last decade. But they have been on the top flight in terms of finances. Thanks to the one and only Florentino Perez who has been brilliant in terms of business. He is the founder of galacticos system in Real Madrid and signed one of the most famous names in football. Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Zidane, Luis Figo, Ronaldo etc are all the galacticos Perez brought in for high feeses. The club usually pays the players a lot more than what other clubs offer their players. Real Madrid players Salaries 2017 are no exceptions.
Apart from the players like Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale, the reserves such as Isco, Kovacic pockets loads of money every year. Moreover, Real Madrid didn’t make a major signing this summer. But are expected to sell Isco and James Rodriguez, and bring in someone like Dele Ali or Coutinho. A large part of their yearly budget is utilized in paying high wages to their stars. Here is a list of who gets the most in Real Madrid as per their current contract.
Real Madrid Players Salaries 2017
1. Ruben Yanez-£4,000
The 23-year-old Spaniard is a part of Real Madrid since a very young age. He joined the academy as a kid. After playing for Real Madrid B and C team, Ruben was finally promoted to the first team by Rafael Benitez in 2015. He is the 3rd choice goalkeeper for Real Madrid after Kiko Casilla and Keylor Navas.
2. Mariano Diaz-£5,000
Another youngster from Real Madrid’s youth academy. Mariano Diaz was promoted to the first team by Zidane in the summers of 2016. He has scored 5 goals in 8 appearances for the league leaders. This speaks of his potential.
3. Marco Asensio-£10,000
The 20 years old Marco Asensio was a star at RCD Espanyol in the previous season. He was on a loan from Real Madrid and his performances earned him a return to his childhood club. Asensio has hugely impressed and is considered a future star.
4. Kiko Casilla-£25000
Kiko Casilla is a product of Real Madrid’s youth system. But has traveled a lot inside Spain with several loan spells in the 2nd and 3rd division. He returned to Real Madrid in 2015 and is a backup for Keylor Navas.
5. Lucas Vazquez-£30,000
Vazquez was sold to Espanyol in 2014 but was bought back in 2015 by Benitez. He has been a great back up for Zinedine Zidane’s side on the attacking wings.
6. Daniel Carvajal-£35,000
The Spanish right-back has become an integral part of the Los Blancos side since the past few seasons. His contributions and performances as a young 25 years old are great.
The 24 years old Brazilian came to Real Madrid in 2012 and has established himself as a solid defensive midfielder since the last season. He has flourished under the coach Zinedine Zidane.
8. Keylor Navas-£55,000
Navas was bought from Levante in 2014 to be a back-up for Iker Casillas. Since the Spaniard departed the club, Keylor Navas is playing the role in style. He was one of the reasons of Real Madrid’s Champions league triumph in 2016.
9. Isco Alarcon-£60,000
With impressive performances at Malaga, Isco was bought by Real Madrid. He was spectacular in the start and showed a promise to be a star in the future. But his playing time has been cut short under Zinedine Zidane and is planning for a move away.
10. Nacho Fernandez-£60,000
With a salary £60,000, Nacho is in the 10th spot of the list of Real Madrid players salaries 2017. He is the 4th option for Real Madrid as a centre-back after Pepe, Ramos, and Varane.
Danilo was bought by Real Madrid from Porto in 2015 as a back up for Marcelo and Dani Carvajal. But he has been poor since the start of his time in Spain.
12. Mateo Kovacic-£60,000
The Croatian is undoubtedly the future of Real Madrid’s midfield after Luka Modric.
13. Raphael Varane-£80,000
Varane is one of the most exciting prospects in world football. At only 23 years of age, he has made himself an important part of the club.
One of the best players in Real Madrid is undoubtedly Marcelo. The Brazilian is at the club since 2007.
15. Alvaro Morata-£80,000
Morata returned to Madrid after 2 successful seasons in Italy with Juventus FC winning loads of trophies.
16. Fabio Coentrao-£80,000
On the 6th place of the list of Real Madrid players salaries 2017 is Fabio Coentrao. The versatile Portuguese isn’t getting much time under the French coach.
2016 has been Pepe’s top year as he won a Euro Cup with national team and Champions league with the club. He was rock solid in the defense.
18. James Rodriguez-£120,000
On the 18th spot of the list Real Madrid players salaries 2017 is James Rodriguez. Rodriguez joined the club in 2014. But is struggling under Zinedine Zidane for playing time.
19. Karim Benzema-£150,000
Karim Benzema is one of the deadliest number 9s in the game. He has won 2 UEFA Champions league and 1 La Liga since he joined the club.
20. Toni Kroos-£156,000
Toni Kroos is one of the stars at Santiago Bernabeu. He is the backbone of Real Madrid’s midfield alongside Luka Modric.
21. Sergio Ramos-£160,000
Mr 92: 48 is the reason why Real Madrid won 2 Champions league titles within 3 years. He is not only a solid defender at the back. But he has nerves of steel to score when Real Madrid need it the most.
22. Luka Modric-£180,000
Once considered as a flop signing, Modric is the best player in Real Madrid’s current squad. He is the primary play maker and game controller of Zinedine Zidane’s side.
23. Gareth Bale-£350,000
The Welshman is the fastest player in Real Madrid’s squad. He is known for his speed, composed crosses, and stylish finishing. He is an integral part of the team.
24. Cristiano Ronaldo-£500,000
Although Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t at his best at the moment. He is still earning most in the squad. Reports suggest that Real Madrid might sell him in a couple of years for some cash.