Liverpool vs Manchester City: Economic Snapshot
With Liverpool vs Manchester City coming up, let us look at the finances of both the clubs. Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC are two of the strongest clubs on and off the pitch. Both boast phenomenal talents in their ranks and have won a horde of accolades. Apart from being successes on the pitch, both clubs have enjoyed tremendous success in the transfer markets and have bludgeoning kitties.
Both the clubs are valued at mammoth figures. FSG owned Liverpool FC happens to be the most valuable club in the English Premier League at $1.28 billion (£937.23 million). The Sheikh Mansoor owned Manchester City FC is the second most valuable club in the English Premier League at $1.2 billion (£881.12 million).
Most Expensive Players
The Egyptian King, Mohamed Salah, is the most valuable player between the two squads, and he is valued at $137.38 million (£100.01 million). Manchester City’s assist king Kevin De Bruyne, fondly nicknamed The Ginger Pele, comes in a close second at $137 million (£100 million).
Most Expensive Combined XI
Top talent deserves high wages and this is illustrated in the size of the wage bills of both the clubs. Manchester City has a slightly higher wage bill at $366.76m (£267m) as compared to Liverpool’s $350.28m (£255m). Mohamed Salah is Liverpool FC’s highest paid player earning a mammoth $14.28m (£10.4m). Kevin De Bruyne is Manchester City FC’s highest paid player earning $25.00m (£18.2m)
Liverpool FC’s effervescent and flamboyant manager Jurgen Klopp’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $25m to $50m (£20m to £40m). Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola is estimated to be worth around $40m (£29m).
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