Conor Clancy Date: 10th August 2020 at 10:18pm
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Saint-Germain take on the Champions League’s surprise package Atalanta in the quarter-finals on Wednesday evening.

The game will be a meeting of two sides who couldn’t be more different.

That’s best highlighted by the fact that alone earns as much as the entire Atalanta squad combined.

The Brazilian is paid €36 million per year, which L’Equipe say is slightly more than €30m net yearly, not including bonuses and variables.

But despite their big spending, PSG have never gone further than the quarter-finals under their ew management, but they’ll see this year as their best ever opportunity against an Atalanta side enjoying their first ever campaign in the Champions League.

La , meanwhile, have reported that Atalanta’s highest earners are captain Gomez, Duvan Zapata and , who earn a base of €1.2 million per season, with bonuses taking them up to €1.8m.

La Dea’s whole squad combine to earn between €33m and €36m per year, similar to what Neymar alone takes home.

Kylian Mbappe is paid over €16m per year and Thiago Silva earns around €11m.

PSG’s frontline of Mbappe, Neymar and Mauro Icardi accumulate around €55m per season between them.

Atalanta’s highest paid trio of Zapata, Muriel and Gomez take home around €5m.