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2020 has been a difficult year for not only the world but also the sporting world. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many sporting events were cancelled or put on hold. Footballing events such as Premier League, Champions League and other tournaments were suspended and later resumed during the summer due to which the summer transfer window was moved.
However, despite the difficult conditions, football players continue to receive a huge amount of salaries. Here are Top 10 highest paid Liverpool players right now.
1.Mohamed Salah – £10,400,000
Mohamed Salah is the Reds highest paid footballer. He has been with the club since 2017. During this season, the Egyptian has made overall 21 appearances in which he has scored 16 goals and provided 4 assists.
2.Thiago Alcantara – £10,000,000
Thiago Alcantara is the Reds second highiest paid player. The 29-year-old joined Liverpool during the summer transfer window. He is currently out with a knee injury and so far this season he has made 2 appearances.
3.Roberto Firmino – £10,000,000
Roberto Firmino has been with Liverpool since 2015. During this season, the Brazilian has made 21 appearances in which he has scored 5 goals and provided 3 assists.
4.Virgil van Dijk – £8,580,000
Van Dijk joined the Reds in 2018. The defender has become a vital part of the team. During this season he has suffered an ACL injury and is currently out. He overall made 8 appearances during this season and scored one goal.
5.Jordan Henderson, James Milner – £7,280,000
Henderson and Milner earn the same amount of money. Henderson has been a Liverpool player since 2011, while Milner joined the Reds in 2015.