Sport Lisboa e Benfica is a Portuguese football club competing in the Primeira Liga. It is based on the Portuguese capital Lisbon. The club started it’s journey in the earlier part of the 20th century (1904). It uses Estadio da Luz as it’s home ground. However, Benfica is one of the most popular football clubs in Portugal. In addition to this, they are statistically the most successful club in the country. The Reds have won total 80 domestic trophies so far which includes a record 37 Primeira Liga titles. Moreover, they are the current champions of the Portuguese top flight. This article will reveal the list of SL Benfica players salaries.
# The Chart of SL Benfica Players Salaries in 2020-21 Season:
|Player’s Name||Country||Position||Weekly Salary||Yearly Salary||Contract Remaining|
|A Samaric||Greece||DM||45 Thousand Euro||2.4 Million Euro||4 Years|
|L Fejsa||Serbia||DM||41 Thousand Euro||2.1 Million Euro||2 Years|
|A Zivcovic||Serbia||RW||40 Thousand Euro||2 Million Euro||2 Years|
|R Silva||Portugal||LM||32 Thousand Euro||1.7 Million Euro||5 Years|
|R Dias||Portugal||CB||27 Thousand Euro||1.4 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Pizzi||Portugal||RM||25 Thousand Euro||1.3 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Gabriel||Brazil||CM||24 Thousand Euro||1.27 Million Euro||4 Years|
|Jardel||Brazil||CB||22 Thousand Euro||1.2 Million Euro||2 Years|
|A Grimaldo||Spain||LB||20 Thousand Euro||1.1 Million Euro||2 Years|
|F Cervi||Argentina||LM||20 Thousand Euro||1.1 Million Euro||4 Years|
|A Almeida||Portugal||RB||17 Thousand Euro||900 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|H Seferovic||Switzerland||CF||16.8 Thousand Euro||875 Thousand Euro||5 Years|
|O Vlachodimos||Greece||GK||11 Thousand Euro||572 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|G Conti||Argentina||CB||10.8 Thousand Euro||562 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|M Svilar||Belgium||GK||10 Thousand Euro||533 Thousand Euro||3 Years|
|G Fernandes||Portugal||CM||7 Thousand Euro||358 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|T Ebuehi||Nigeria||RB||6 Thousand Euro||313 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|Florentino||Portugal||DM||4.5 Thousand Euro||235 Thousand Euro||5 Years|
|Chiquinho||Portugal||CM||3 Thousand Euro||157 Thousand Euro||5 Years|
|Jota||Portugal||SS||3 Thousand Euro||157 Thousand Euro||3 Years|
|Ferro||Portugal||CB||2.7 Thousand Euro||144 Thousand Euro||4 Years|
|I Zlobin||Russia||GK||1.7 Thousand Euro||91 Thousand Euro||5 Years|
|J Cadiz||Venezuela||CF||0.85 Thousand Euro||144 Thousand Euro||5 Years|
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# Total Spending:
Benfica’s squad definitely don’t cost them as much as the other European giants’ squads do. The reason is very simple. There is definitely a lower wage budget in the Portuguese Primeira Liga than the top 5 leagues in Europe. Benfica’s weekly expense behind their squad is only 395.4 thousand Euro, considering the current SL Benfica players salaries. In addition to this, their squad cost them as less as 20.56 million a year.
# New Signings:
The Eagles have pocketed a huge amount of money by selling sensation Joao Felix to the Atletico Madrid. However, they have used some portion of this money to bring in new faces to the club. They have signed forward Raul de Tomas from Real Madrid for 18 million. Another attacker Carlos Vinicius joined them from Serie A side SSC Napoli. He cost them 15.3 million Euro. Other mention-worthy recruits are Chiquinho as well as J Cadiz.
# Contract Negotiation:
At this moment none of the club stars’ contracts is at the verge of the deadline. Hence the authority doesn’t need to be worried about any contract extension in the upcoming months.
# Highest Earning Players:
Greek midfielder Andreas Samaris is the highest-paid player of the club. The experienced campaigner receives 45 thousand Euro per week as the basic salary. He pockets as much as 2.4 million Euro per year. However, Samaris is followed by two Serbians. L Fejsa, as well as A Zivkovic, earns 41 thousand and 40 thousand Euro respectively. Their seasonal income is as much as 2.1 and 2 million Euro respectively. Portuguese midfielder Rafa Silva occupies the 4th spot with his weekly salary of 32 thousand Euro.
# Loan Deals:
The Primeira Liga title holders have sent some of their reserves as well as young stars out on loan deals. The list includes the likes of Pereira, Cadiz, Goncalves, Semedo, Lema etc.