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Weekly Wages & Highest Paid Player

The Celtic Football Club who ruled the decade in Scottish Premiership by winning the league for 9 years in a row is now facing financial problems like any other club in the world right now. Celtic’s annual revenue growth declined by 15% to £70.2m from £83.4m in 2019 which also impacted Celtic FC players salaries.

While the good news for their board is that the managers and the players have openly announced that they are willingly ready to take massive wage reductions for the coming years. But do you know how much does the Celtic players earn in the 2020-2021 season? What is the annual wage bill for Celtic F.C.? Who is the highest-paid player?

Celtic is the most successful club in Scotland behind their arch-rivals Rangers. Celtic have won the Scottish premiership 51 times and just needs 4 more trophies to overpower the Rangers. Celtic have won the league for 9 years in a row and 11 times consecutive domestic success.

Thus the team is on an all-time high and to keep replicating such performances, they need to have a good rotation of cash among the players. Hence the list of pay wages and Celtic FC players salaries of the full squad.

Celtic FC Players Salaries 2021-22

If we compare the “Old Firm” which is also one of the biggest derbies in the world then Celtic has emerged as the better team when it comes to paying better wages to their players. Hence the list of weekly and annual wages of Celtic FC.

PlayerWeekly WageYearly Salary
Fraser Forster£72,000£3,744,000
Mohamed Elyounoussi£59,000£3,068,000
Daniel Arzani£32,000£1,664,000
Scott Brown£23,000£1,196,000
Callum McGregor£20,000£1,040,000
Craig Gordon£19,000£988,000
Moritz Bauer£988,000£988,000
Odsonne Edouard£988,000£988,000
Christopher Jullien£18,000£936,000
Tom Rogic£16,000£832,000
Boli Bolingoli£15,000£780,000
James Forrest£15,000£780,000
Leigh Griffiths£15,000£780,000
Hatem Abd Elhamed£14,000£728,000
Nir Bitton£14,000£728,000
Olivier Ntcham£14,000£728,000
Jozo Simunovic£13,000£676,000
Ismaila Soro£11,000£572,000
Kristoffer Ajer£10,000£520,000
Mikey Johnston£9,000£468,000
Greg Taylor£8,200£426,400
Jeremie Frimpong£8,100£421,200
Jonny Hayes£8,100£421,200
Marian Shved£7,900£410,800
Ryan Christie£7,700£400,400
Scott Bain£7,600£395,200
Vakoun Issouf Bayo£7,500£390,000
Patryk Klimala£5,800£301,600
Luca Connell£5,000£260,000
Manny Perez£2,900£150,800

Rangers FC vs Celtic FC Players Salaries Comparision

TeamWagesMaximum Player Salary(Per year)
Rangers F.C£42.5 million£721k
Celtic F.C£60 million£870k

Highest-Paid Player of Celtic Football Club

Celtic’s Goalkeeper Fraser Forster emerged as the highest-paid Celtic FC Player as he earns a whopping £72,000 weekly wage and an annual salary of £3,744,000. When it comes to managers then Niel Lennon is paid less than Steven Gerrard and moreover, after the payout the numbers are expected to go further down.

ManagerBase SalaryMonthly WagesContractTeam
Steven Gerrard£2.5 million£210,0002018-2022Ranger F.C
Neil Lennon£2.4 million£200,0002019- PresentCeltic

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The Celtic Football Club is one of the most celebrated clubs in Europe and arguably has the largest fan base when it comes to stadium attendance. Celtic fans are very passionate about their club in Scotland.

The club who ruled the decade in Scottish Premiership by winning the league for 9 years in a row we’re facing financial problems like any other club during the Covid19 pandemic. Celtic is the most successful club in Scotland behind their arch-rivals Rangers.

FC Celtic have won the Scottish premiership 51 times and just needs 4 more trophies to overpower the Rangers. Celtic have won the league for 9 years in a row and 11 times consecutive domestic success.

Celtic’s annual revenue growth declined due to the covid19 pandemic and saw a dip of 15% to £70.2m from £83.4m in 2019. This further impacted Celtic FC player’s salaries. Regardless of that the manager and players had willingly announced they are up for some massive wage cut for the upcoming years to help the club get back to financial stability.

FC Celtic Trophy Cabinet

CompetitionTrophy
Scottish Premiership51
Scottish Cup39
European Cup1
Scottish League Cup19

Who is the Highest-Paid Player at Celtic Football Club?

Midfielder Scott Brown is the highest-paid Celtic FC Player as he earns a whopping £25,000 weekly wage and an annual salary of £300,000. Followed by Diego Laxalt who earns a weekly wage of £22,500.