Messi earns 31 times more than Iwobi as Arsenal publish wages of players

English newspaper, the Daily Mirror, has published the wages of all the Arsenal first-team players.

Nigerian star, Alex Iwobi, is, however, among the least paid players at the London club despite penning a new contract last summer.

Lionel Messi of Barcelona earns 31 times more than the Nigerian forward.

The Hale End Academy product is the 18th highest earner at the Emirates Stadium outfit.

Iwobi takes home weekly wages of around £70,000.

By converting his wages to euros, Iwobi takes home €4.2 million per annum, approximately N1.68 billion in Nigerian currency.

If compared to Messi, who is the highest paid player in the world, with 130m euros per year, it 31 times more than Iwobi.

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Mesut Ozil is the highest earner at Arsenal, with wages of £350,000-a-week.

The German is followed by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan at £180,000-a-week each.

Calum Chambers, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Krystian Bielik, who all receive £25,000 a week, are the least paid players at Arsenal.


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