Khama is the PSL's highest-paid player. Kaizer Chiefs' new signing did not come cheap. The twenty-nine-year-old footballer earns R10 million every year. This corresponds to a monthly wage of R833,333, which is around eight times the average pay of most other footballers.
His salary makes him the highest-paid athlete in South Africa and among the top ten highest-paid athletes in the world. He joined Chiefs from Mamelodi Sundowns at the end of June 2017.
Before joining Chiefs, Khama used his skills to score many goals for his country South Africa. He made his debut against Botswana on 8 August 2009 and scored in that game which gave South Africa a 1-0 win. He has so far earned thirty-one caps for his country and has been involved in three World Cups - 2010, 2014 and 2018. He was part of the team that finished third at the last edition in Brazil.
After retiring from playing football, Khama decided to take up coaching and was named assistant coach of Chiefs in January 2019. He will be responsible for setting up defensive strategies as well as assisting head coach Paulo Duarte with other tasks related to training staff and players.
He has also worked with Chelsea and South Africa under nineteen team. In addition, he has had trials with English clubs including Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday but could not earn a contract there.
PSL players with the highest salaries in 2020
When it comes to the best paid player in the current Liverpool squad, Mohamed Salah tops the list with a monthly salary of PS880k. Following him is Virgil Van Djik, who earns PS720k per month. All salary information for Liverpool players is obtained from reliable sources. Some young players might earn up to PS600,000 per year from their club deal.
Liverpool have a strong financial base with revenues of nearly $300 million and profits of almost $50 million in 2017. The club's ownership is divided between Pakistani-Canadian entrepreneur Arfa Anwar and American investor Randy Lerner.
Lerner bought a 20% stake from Anwar in 2002 for $20 million. In 2007, he increased his share to 80%. This makes Liverpool one of the most popular English clubs without playing in the Premier League. Despite this, they remain a prestigious team who can attract top players.
Since its formation in 1892, Liverpool has won 11 league titles, five European Cups, and four UEFA Cup/Europa Leagues. They are also the only British team to have ever won the World Club Championship.
In addition to being one of the most successful teams in Europe, Liverpool is also known for having one of the biggest budgets in football. Each season they try to improve themselves by signing new players so they can compete with the other top teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal.
Nonetheless, Paul Pogba will be one of the highest-paid Premier League players in 2021, with a weekly salary of PS290,000 and a yearly salary of PS15 million. Anthony Martial The French international gets PS250,000 per week and is Man United's third highest paid player. He has also won the FA Cup twice with the club.
Eric Bailly is the other United player who earns PS250,000 per week. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's contract at Man United was terminated by mutual consent on 15 May 2019. However, the former United captain will remain at the club as a coach.
Mourinho's deal at Man United expires at the end of the season but it's believed that he will leave Old Trafford after winning several trophies during his time there. His salary is reported to be PS150,000 per week.
In fact, all Manchester United players earn more than PS100,000 per week. They include Paul Pogba, Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and others.
However, only those players who have signed new contracts in the last year or are about to do so are shown here. For example, Joshua Tyrell is the highest-paid Swansea City player because he is on a monthly salary of £10,000. However, if he joins another club then his place will be taken by another player whose contract has been signed recently.