Illan Meslier wages: How much is the exit-bound ‘keeper earning at Leeds United after relegation?
Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier might be on the way out of the club this summer as the side turns their attention to a return to the EFL.
The futures of a lot of this Leeds squad are up in the air at the moment as we look ahead to Leeds’ Championship return this August.
Joel Robles being handed four starts to end the 22/23 season casts a lot of doubt over the future of Illan Meslier in goal, with the Frenchman already seeing plenty of speculation around his future.
Should the club look to cash in on the struggling 23-year-old, they are likely to bring in a good sum of money for him this summer, something that looks likely according to Phil Hay.
Here, we look at how much the goalkeeper is earning at Elland Road as the side heads back into the EFL…
How much did Leeds sign Meslier for?
Having initially joined as a loan from FC Lorient, Meslier’s move to Elland Road became permanent in the summer of 2020, where he joined for a reported £5million fee.
How much did the ‘keeper earn in the Premier League?
According to Capology, the Frenchman earned £30,000-per-week in the Premier League after penning his most recent contract in August 2021.
His salary for a year would then be £1,560,000, prior to relegation.
Should Leeds cash in on Meslier this summer?
What is his wage now Leeds have been relegated?
The Athletic revealed that Leeds’ squad would be subject to 50-60% pay cuts after being relegated from the Premier League last season.
It now means that Meslier stands to earn between £12,000-£15,000 per week in the Championship, if he remains at the club.
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