Atletico Madrid is a La Liga giant who has won the league titles on 9 occasions. They are yet to win any UEFA Champions League trophy but managed to win the UEFA Europa League. Financially they are one of the top clubs in Spain. But their expenses are comparatively much lower than their league rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. However, with a comparatively lower expense they are still fighting at the top level. Under Diego Simeone’s coaching, they have recently won their 9th league title and also featured in 2 UCL finals. So this has been quite a great achievement for Los Rojiblancos. In this article, we will reveal you the Atletico Madrid players salaries.
# The Chart of Atletico Madrid Players Salaries 2020-21 :
|Player’s Name||Country||Position||Weekly Salary||Yearly Salary||Contract Remaining|
|Jan Oblak||Slovenia||GK||4.0 Lac Euro||20.8 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Diego Costa||Spain||CF||3.0 Lac Euro||16.0 Million Euro||2 Years|
|Koke||Spain||CM||3.0 Lac Euro||16.0 Million Euro||5 Years|
|Joao Felix||Portugal||RW||2.8 Lac Euro||14.5 Million Euro||7 Years|
|Saul Niguez||Spain||CM||2.3 Lac Euro||12.0 Million Euro||7 Years|
|Vitolo||Spain||RW||2.0 Lac Euro||10.7 Million Euro||3 Years|
|Alvaro Morata||Spain||CF||1.9 Lac Euro||10.0 Million Euro||1 Years|
|Nikola Kalinic||Croatia||CF||1.2 Lac Euro||6.5 Million Euro||2 Years|
|Thomas Lemar||France||LW||1.2 Lac Euro||6.5 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Sime Vrsaljko||Croatia||RB||99 Thousand Euro||5.0 Million Euro||3 Years|
|Stefan Savic||Montenegro||CB||86 Thousand Euro||4.5 Million Euro||1 Years|
|Angel Correa||Argentina||RW||67 Thousand Euro||3.5 Million Euro||5 Years|
|Thomas Partey||Ghana||CM||47 Thousand Euro||2.5 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Santiago Arias||Ecuador||RB||41 Thousand Euro||2.2 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Antonio Adan||Spain||GK||38 Thousand Euro||2.0 Million Euro||1 Years|
|Marcos Llorente||Spain||CM||21 Thousand Euro||1.2 Million Euro||5 Years|
|Mario Hermoso||Spain||CB||21 Thousand Euro||1.1 Million Euro||5 Years|
|Hector Herrera||Mexico||CM||N/A||N/A||3 Years|
|Ivan Saponjic||Serbia||CF||N/A||N/A||3 Years|
|Jose Maria Gimenez||Uruguay||CB||N/A||N/A||4 Years|
|Kieran Trippier||England||RB||N/A||N/A||3 Years|
|Renan Lodi||Brazil||LB||N/A||N/A||6 Years|
Check More: FC Barcelona Players Salaries 2020-21
# Total Spending:
As it has been mentioned earlier that, Atletico comparatively has quite less expensive than the other two heavyweights of the La Liga. The Red and Whites spend almost 2.6 million Euro per week behind their players’ basic salary. So their yearly expense reads as much as 135 million Euro.
# New Signings:
Antoine Griezmann departed the Spanish capital to make his move to FC Barcelona. Atletico received a huge amount of fee by selling the French centre forward. However, they spent that big amount of money to lure Joao Felix from Portuguese club Benfica for 126 million Euro. They also landed midfielder Marcos Llorente from city rival Real Madrid for 40 m Euro. They also brought in Ivan Saponjic, Kieran Trippier as well as Mario Hermoso.
# Contract Negotiation:
Centre forward Alavro Morata and defender Stefan Savic only have one year remaining on their contracts. So the club authority will soon negotiate with them and their agents and will offer them a new contract.
# Highest Earning Players:
There are very few goalkeepers in the world who are the highest earners of their respective clubs. But Slovenian star stopper Jan Oblak is one of those few goalkeepers. He receives the highest amount of weekly salary at the Wanda Metropolitano (4 lac Euro). Nevertheless, the Slovenian is followed by Spanish duo Diego Costa as well as Koke. Each of them pocket 3 lac Euro per week. So their yearly salary reads as much as 16 million Euro.
# Loan Deals:
The Wanda Metropolitano based side has sent some of their young stars out on loan deals. The list includes Hector Hernandez, Nehuen Perez, Axel Werner, Nicolas Ibanez. So currently they don’t have to pay these players their wage fees.