Bosnia and Herzegovina national team captain Edin Dzeko and his teammate from BiH’s national football team Miralem Pjanic are at the top of the highest-paid players in the Italian Serie A.
In Juventus, Pjanic has an annual salary of 6.5 million euros and is ranked eighth, while Dzeko in Roma was paid 5 million euros plus one million bonuses, which is enough for the 15th position.
The list is expected to be dominated by Juventus players, and of the 11 highest-paid players in the league, as many as 10 are playing for Juventus.
Cristiano Ronaldo has the highest salary since he earns 31 million euros a year, with de Ligt is second with 8 million net earnings and 4 million in bonuses.
Third in the list and also the only player not playing for Juventus among the highest paid eleven is Romelu Lukaku of Inter Milan with a fixed salary of 7.5 million euros and 1.5 million through bonuses.
Juventus thus spend a total of EUR 294 million on player salaries, while Inter is the second with EUR 139 million. The third is Roma with 125 million euros, Klix.ba news portal reports.