A number of Tottenham players are stunned after it was revealed club chairman Daniel Levy was paid more than £6 million last season, according to the Times.
An annual financial report announced Levy made £6.013 million for the financial year ending June 2017, making him the highest paid chief executive in the Premier League.
That means Levy made more money per week – £115,000 – than the club’s highest earning player Harry Kane, who is believed to earn somewhere between £100,000 and £110,000 per week.
With reports suggesting the club will not meet the wage demands of key players, most notably Toby Alderweireld, some Spurs players are believed to be surprised by Levy’s earnings.
It is certainly a busy time for Levy and the club. The construction of the new stadium is likely to have something to do with the chairman’s pay hike.
With all of that in mind, I think the Times’ story is probably blowing things out of proportion a little.