The Indian Super League (ISL), the most well-known football competition in India, is a byword for grandeur and extravagance. Numerous footballers from all over the world desire to participate in this financially rewarding league as a result of the players’ salaries and earnings increasing throughout the years. ISL 2023–24 is also teeming with players making extravagant salaries.
With ATK winning the inaugural championship in 2014, the lucrative ISL got its start. The most recent victor is Hyderabad FC, and Manolo Marquez’s team will be eager to retain their crown.
This season, a number of football players in this league will be paid extravagant sums of money. In light of this, below are the top 5 footballers in the ISL 2023–24 thus far in terms of pay:
1. Jason Cummings (9.6cr)
Mohun Bagan Super Giant supporters spent weeks making guesses about their new foreign striker. After it was confirmed that Jason Cummings will be joining the 2022–23 Indian Super League Trophy champions, the speculations were finally put to rest. He is a great addition to the Mariners as they strive to improve their team in preparation for the 2023–24 season. Jason Cummings however has visited India for the first time in his career thanks to the hefty contract.
2. Dimitri Petratos (7.2cr)
Dimitri Petratos, an offensive midfielder from Australia, had signed with Mohun Bagan and will compete in the ISL from 2022 to 2023. He has however played in the A-League for three different organisations, most recently with the Western Sydney Wanderers FC in 2021–2022. In 23 games, he however scored 3 goals for the team.
3. Adrian Luna (6.8 cr)
Adrian Luna, a football player from Uruguay, receives the highest salary in the ISL for 2022–2023. The Kerala Blasters midfielder, who has however a market worth of Rs. 6.08 crores, will carry a hefty price tag. In the games he appeared in for the Yellow Army during the ISL, the 30-year-old footballer scored innumerable goals.
4. Hugo Boumous (6 cr)
Hugo Boumous is one of the most expensive players competing in the ISL this season, having received a contract for Rs. 6 crores. He will represent the Mohun Bagan Super Giant, a team from Kolkata that is considered to be one of the biggest in the world.
5. Armando Sadiku (5.6 cr)
Mohun Bagan Super Giant, champions of the Indian Super League title for 2022–23, just added Armando Sadiku to their roster. He is moreover well regarded striker who has played club football in nations including Bolivia, Albania, Bolivia, Poland, Switzerland, and Spain. The 32-year-old moreover is travelling to Asia for the first time in his professional career. And Indian football is quite excited about his presence.
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