(Full List) Obafemi Martins Named Among Top 20 Highest Paid Players In China
Published: January 12, 2017
(Full List) Obafemi Martins Named Among Top 20 Highest Paid Players In ChinaFinance Football has published a list of the top 20 highest paid players in the Chinese Super League for 2017, with one Nigeria international included.

Shanghai Shenhua marquee signing Carloz Tevez ranked first with a pay packet of 37.5 million euros a year. He is also the highest paid player in the world.

Brazilian midfielder Oscar is second with an annual salary of 24.4 million euros, followed by Shanghai SIPG teammate Hulk who pockets €20 million per season.

Super Eagles star Obafemi Martins ranked twentieth with a salary of €5.8 million per year.

However, allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the ex-Inter Milan and Newcastle United star earned that amount in the 2016 season, and has agreed fresh terms that will see him pocket
€8.5 million this year.

Though John Obi Mikel was not mentioned, he is guaranteed approximately €8.5 million in his first season with Tianjin Teda.




Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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Shanghai Greenland Shenhua