Every industry is warped from overpaying to underpaying; there doesn’t seem to be one industry out there that offers a salary – weekly or annually – where you go: “Yep, that’s fair”. The economy is just so Thomas Mullered.
Football is the devil when it comes to an industry lacking common sense, morals and value for money. And if you didn’t already know that, take a look at what Christian Benteke is on.
Yep, Theo Walcott earns the same £140k-a-week as world-class Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. Image Source: Twitter
The Premier League's lowest of the individual club's top earners still clears £35k-a-week. Image Source: Twitter
You have a lot of time to decide what to spend your £37k-a-week on, when all you do is sit on the bench. Image Source: Twitter
Earning £215k-a-week before the Belgium's summer move to China. Image Source: Twitter
We live in a world where Christian Benteke is worth £120k-a-week. Apparently. Image Source: Twitter
£80k every seven days is enough to get you a striker who won't accept he's at his level. Image Source: Twitter
£45,000-a-week? Image Source: Twitter
This duo must regret not leaving in the summer, even if they're earning £100k-a-week. Image Source: Twitter
Coutinho's new contract now sees the Brazilian pocket £150k-a-week. And the new contract also pretends it doesn't have a release fee clause for Barcelona. Image Source: Twitter
Easy to say you won't head to China when you're getting £190k at a Premier League title-challenger. Image Source: Twitter
£325k is proof there's no longer good value for money in the market. Image Source: Twitter
Probably the most surprising (read: disgusting) on the list with £110k. Image Source: Twitter
Virgil van Dijk will be on a lot more than his £65,000-a-week when he moves to Manchester City in the summer. Image Source: Twitter
Xherdan Shaqiri on £65k is sort of acceptable. Mame Biram Diouf being on the same isn't. Image Source: Twitter
£80k still doesn't seem enough for the man single-handedly carrying the Black Cats. Image Source: Twitter
£75k every Monday to Sunday for a meatier Peter Crouch. Image Source: Twitter
Daniel Levy's strict wage structure limits Kane to £100k. So he'll be off to Real Madrid soon. Image Source: Twitter
Earns £60k-a-week and yet refuses to sort his teeth out. Image Source: Twitter
West Bromwich Albion
Lost for words at finding out Yacob is on £60k. Image Source: Twitter
Andy Carroll gets £90k-a-week for being a part-timer. Not too bad at all. Image Source: Twitter
Premier League clubs are, quite literally, haemorrhaging money. Walcott dubbed to be on a par with Sanchez and Ozil, two players who are the best in the world in their positions. You’ve then got Hull, who are going to be relegated, trying to somehow maintain themselves as a club by paying Dawson £45k-a-week – let’s face it, no Premier League team is going to want the former Tottenham man.