You v Neymar: How long would it take him to earn your salary?

The football transfer window means big-money moves and big-money contracts. Neymar’s 222m euro (£198m) world record transfer from Barcelona to PSG will earn the Brazilian 865,000 euros (£775,477) a week. How much do you get paid compared with a top footballer? Use our calculator to find out.

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Football club owners across Europe still have time to spend big sums before the summer transfer window closes on Thursday. The total spent by the Premier League this summer has already surpassed last year’s record of £1.165bn.

Back in 2001, when Sol Campbell left Tottenham for London rivals Arsenal, his £100,000-a-week contract made him Britain’s first footballer to earn a six-figure weekly sum. Sixteen years later, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba both pick up in excess of £200,000 per week.

The average wage for Premier League players last season was £2.4m, according to a report from Sporting Intelligence