The 10 highest-paid players in Saudi Arabia
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The 10 highest-paid players in Saudi Arabia

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The 10 highest-paid players in Saudi Arabia.

Title: Revealing the Highest-Paid Players in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian football landscape has witnessed a surge in high-profile transfers, leading to the revelation of the top earners in the country. Notably, recent moves by N’Golo Kante and Kalidou Koulibaly have brought attention to the financial aspects of these transfers.

Cristiano Ronaldo initiated this trend after his transfer from Manchester United to Al Nassr, signing a highly lucrative contract. Following in his footsteps, Karim Benzema, his former Real Madrid teammate, made a move to Al Ittihad this summer.

Joining the ranks of the Saudi Arabian league, Premier League icons such as Kante, Koulibaly, and Ruben Neves have signed with Al Ittihad and Al Hilal, respectively. The buzz around the league has also included speculation about potential moves for players like Hakim Ziyech, Roberto Firmino, and Riyad Mahrez.

The financial packages offered to players like Ronaldo, Benzema, and Kante have undoubtedly made Saudi Arabia an enticing destination. Unsurprisingly, Ronaldo stands atop the list as the highest-paid player, earning an astounding £173 million in salary. Benzema closely follows, with an impressive £172 million annual salary.

Kante receives a substantial £86.2 million, while Koulibaly and Neves earn £30 million and £16 million, respectively.

Here is a breakdown of the top ten highest-paid players in Saudi Arabia:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr) – £3.6 million per month, £173 million annually
2. Karim Benzema (Al Ittihad) – £3.58 million per month, £172 million annually
3. N’Golo Kante (Al Ittihad) – £1.7 million per month, £86.2 million annually
4. Kalidou Koulibaly (Al Hilal) – £500,000 per month, £30 million annually
5. Ruben Neves (Al Hilal) – £300,000 per month, £16 million annually
6. Ever Banega (Al Shabab) – £176,000 per month, £9.1 million annually
7. Matheus Pereira (Al Wahda) – £107,000 per month, £5.5 million annually
8. Anderson Talisca (Al Nassr) – £100,000 per month, £5.17 million annually
9. Ahmed Hegazi (Al Ittihad) – £97,000 per month, £5.01 million annually
10. Moussa Marega (Al Hilal) – £78,000 per month, £4.28 million annually

As the world keeps a watchful eye, the question remains: Who will be the next European player to make a move to the Middle East? The answer awaits, and the footballing landscape continues to evolve.

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