How Much Top Premier League Clubs Spend on Goalkeeper Wages

How Much Top Premier League Clubs Spend on Goalkeeper Wages

Man Utd have two star names vying to be #1 goalkeeper | RICHARD HEATHCOTE/Getty Images

Goalkeepers are an absolutely crucial part of any successful team, although those donning the gloves and stopping goals will rarely be paid as much as those who score goals at the other end.

The Premier League is the most lucrative place to be a goalkeeper, with wages in England’s top flight generally higher than anywhere else. It means that a top number one can earn six figures per week, while even back-ups can be very handsomely paid.

Here’s a look at what seven top Premier League clubs are estimated to be spending on goalkeeper wages each week…

Ederson signed a new Man City contract in 2018 | Stu Forster/Getty Images

6. Liverpool – £140,000

Liverpool are getting excellent value from Alisson’s contract | Michael Regan/Getty Images
Hugo Lloris’ £100,000 per week contract is in keeping with similar stars | Robin Jones/Getty Images

4. Arsenal – £150,000

Bernd Leno saw off competition from Emiliano Martinez | Pool/Getty Images
Jordan Pickford is getting paid £100,000 per week | Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images

2. Chelsea – More than £200,000

Kepa is getting a vast salary to sit on Chelsea’s bench | Michael Regan/Getty Images
David de Gea is the Premier League’s joint top earner | Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images

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