Inter Milan boss Mourinho highest paid identity in Italian football

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho is the highest paid individual in Italian football.

Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho is the highest paid individual in Italian football.

Gazzetta dello Sport says former Chelsea boss Mourinho tops the salary scale earning €11 million, with Inter striker Samuel Eto'o coming in second on €10.5 million.

AC Milan’s Ronaldinho is next on €7.5m, ahead of Gigi Buffon and Patrick Vieira who are reputed to earn €5.5m each.

Cagliari goalkeeper Federico Marchetti is the lowest paid member of the Italy squad on just €150,000.

Club by club wage bills (in Euros):

Inter 150m; Milan 125.5m; Juventus 115m; Roma 69.7m; Fiorentina 40m; Genoa 38m; Napoli 37m; Lazio 32.9m; Palermo 30m; Parma 26m; Sampdoria 24m; Bari 20m; Bologna 20m; Cagliari 19m; Udinese 18m; Siena 17.5m; Catania 17.5m, Livorno 14.3m, Chievo 13m; Atalanta 13m.

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