The top five European footballers in terms of assets have increased by almost €200m since the start of the season and it’s no wonder.
In the 12 months to March 2018, the top five players owned the equivalent of €1.3bn in assets, according to data from the Football Money League, which provides the information to a number of the big European clubs.
Of course, it is impossible to know how much this has increased by with certainty, but the trend is clear and shows how much more players are now investing in the transfer market.
It’s no secret that the transfer window is often a great opportunity for clubs to add more money to their squads, with the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Eden Hazard being the two players to do so.
However, it’s not just transfers that players can use to their advantage.
They can also use the time to grow their wealth by investing in their family and friends, which can add an extra layer of security.
The top five in terms on assets are as follows: