Trophies, nothing but trophies. There is only that which interests the most prestigious football clubs of the planet. Europe, which includes all the powerful stables in the world, does not skimp on the means when it comes to offer the services of players to match their ambitions.
FC Barcelona has spent a whopping 557 million euros in wages over the past season. The Catalan club stands out as the first spender club in salaries for its players.
According to the Daily Mail, the club headed by Josep Bartomeu comes a long way ahead of the great rival of Madrid who cumulates 452 million euros in 2017-2018.
Five English clubs are in the top 10 including Manchester United, in third place, with 386 million euros.
Paris Saint Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus of Turin are the only French, German and Italian representatives. These three clubs spent respectively 311 million euros, 303 and 296 million euros in wages.
So, those who questioned the elements that allowed FC Barcelona to make a difference, especially in La Liga, have a satisfactory answer.
Here is the ranking of the top 10 most salary clubs in 2017-2018
1. FC Barcelona € 557m
2. Real Madrid € 452m
3. Manchester United € 386m
4. Paris Saint German € 311m
5. Bayern Munich € 303m
6. Juventus € 296m
7. Manchester City € 294m
8 Chelsea € 293m
9. Liverpool € 276m
276m 10. Arsenal € 266m