STOP PRESS: Iheanacho Isn’t Earning £85,000, Iwobi Highest Paid Nigerian Teen


Contrary to reports that Manchester City teen star Kelechi Iheanacho is Nigeria’s second highest earning player, can reveal that the forward isn’t earning as high as the figure earlier reported.


We had reported that the 19 year old is on a wage of £85,000 a week but according to Totalsportek, Andy Michael the Nigerian is earning £10,000 a week but it can reach up to £85,000 a week with performance bonuses included.

According to Andy, the bonuses includes goals scored, games played in,points picked by the team in home and away games, first team appearance and even substitute appearance has it’s own bonus.

The flexibility of his bonus has made it easy for him to earn £85,000 a week but his basic take home pay is £10,000 a week.

Meanwhile we also gathered that Arsenal Alex Iwobi is Nigeria highest paid teenager, as the 20 year old trousers £30,000 a week at the Gunners following his new deal.