Image source: Watford captain Troy Deeney celebrates after scoring in their 3-1 win over Burnley this season via Getty Images
Last season, Watford had an impressive campaign. They finished in the 11th place of Premier League table with 50 points.
The Hornets reached the final of FA Cup after beating Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Wolves during their way. However, in the final, they suffered heavy 6-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City.
Recently, Watford moved up to 17th place on 22 points.
With these results, they are 12th in the table of annual club wages.
In 2019/20 season, Watford’s total salary per year is £44,096,000.
Here are the list of top ten highest-paid Watford players, according to Capology.com, What is most interesting is that half of those players are not starters.
Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes is the tenth highest-paid player at the club. The player joined the Hornets in summer of 2014 from Tottenham Hotspur. He signed his latest contract extension with the club in the summer and it will expire at the end of the season. This season so far, as of December 18, the player has made three appearances for the club and has conceded three goals. Gomes is 38-year-old and is likely to end his career.