If Côte d’Ivoire has suffered disappointments recently in continental competitions including the African Cup of Nations, it is not because it lacks stars. Ivorian footballers are to date among the largest on the continent.
Through their courses, their commitments on the field and especially their techniques, the young Elephants seduce the big clubs who do not hesitate to throw themselves into a war to have them. And in this quest, the financial means are especially important to turn the situation in his favor.
A look at the most paid Ivorian players of the year 2018. The biggest finding is the high market value of Wilfried Zaha. Despite the difficult results of his club he is part of the framework of his training in view of his talent. He is the most paid Ivorian player of the year 2018. Talent and rigor are also the qualities of others like Serge Aurier, Eric Bailly, Seri.
1- Wilfried Zaha:
Today, Wilfried Zaha is considered the best paid Ivorian living in Europe with a salary of 4.6 billion CFA per year.
2- Serge Aurier:
2018 was obviously beneficial to Serge Aurier. Leaving the PSG for Tottenham, he went from a salary of about 3 million per year to that of 5 million euros (or 3.3 billion CFA francs) per year. It still remains behind the first of the moment Wilfried Zaha.
3- Eric Bailly:
With an annual salary of 4.4million euro (a total of 2.9 billion Fcfa) per year. 2018 will not have been easy for the Manchester United player. The Ivorian defender despite everything remains the 3rd most expensive player of the moment in Ivory Coast.
4- Seri Jean-Michael:
Talented player and very followed by the big ones of Europe, Jean-Michael Seri evolves today with an annual salary of 2,6 billion Fcfa). An amount that may flare even more if the player continues to progress and if it is pulled by a larger Europe.
5- Touré Yaya:
Today, 35 years old, Yaya Touré earned an annual salary of 1.4 billion CFA francs. Since his arrival at Olympiakos, he has made a huge financial sacrifice according to his entourage.