Top 10 Paid Players in Sky Bet League One – According to Football Manager 2023
By callum | November 20, 2022 | 1445 Views
Highest Earners in Sky Bet League One
Football Manager 2023 is finally here. Gamers get the chance to take over the team they support, and lead them to domestic and European glory. From winning the Champions League with Manchester City, or taking Sheffield Wednesday to the Premier League, there is a save for every football lover.
Football Manager goes into immense detail to provide overviews of Football Clubs and their players. With this, we’re able to take a look at the estimated earnings of players in Sky Bet League One. Here we provide a list of the 10 highest paid players in League One, according to Football Manager 2023.
Some wonderkids from Sky Bet League One feature in our lower league wonderkids article here.
(Please note – The wages supplied by FM23 may not be factual to what these players earn in real life).
10. Cameron Brannagan – Oxford United
Cameron Brannagan of Oxford United is number 10 on the list, and earns a reported £10,000-per-week according to Football Manager 2023. He also earns an extra £2000 per appearance. Brannagan is the highest paid player at Oxford United by far, with Stuart Findlay being their second highest earner, making £6,000-per-week.
9. Christian Walton – Ipswich Town
Ipswich Town goalkeeper Christian Walton also earns £10,000-per-week according to Football Manager 2023. However, Walton earns a reported £3000 appearance fee, which is higher than Brannagan. Christian Walton also earns £2000 every time he keeps a clean sheet.
8. Conor Hourihane – Derby County
Derby midfielder Conor Hourihane is next on the list. He earns £10,000-per-week and a £3000 appearance fee according to FM23.
7. Callum Paterson – Sheffield Wednesday
Callum Paterson earns a reported £10,000-per-week according to Football Manager 2023. He also earns £3,000 per appearance, and £1,900 for every goal he scores.
6. Michael Smith – Sheffield Wednesday
Michael Smith is another Sheffield Wednesday player that also earns a reported £10,000-per-week according to Football Manager 23. He also earns £3,000 per appearance, £1,500 per goal, and a £50,000 bonus if he gets into the League One team of the year.
5. Liam Palmer – Sheffield Wednesday
Liam Palmer earns a reported £12,000-per-week according to Football Manager 2023. He also Earns £1,500 per appearance, and an additional £2,500 if Sheffield Wednesday keep a clean sheet. Liam Palmer has the ability to play in both full-back positions.
4. Sam Morsy – Ipswich Town
Sam Morsy of Ipswich Town also earns £12,000-per-week according to FM23. However, he earns £2,400 per appearance. He is Ipswich Town’s highest earner.
3. Josh Windass – Sheffield Wednesday
Josh Windass is the third player that also earns £12,000-per-week according to Football Manager 2023. Windass earns an additional £3,600 for every appearance, £,1000 per goal, and £75,000 if Sheffield Wednesday get promoted from League One.
2. Krystian Bielik – Derby County (On Loan at Birmingham City)
Krystian Bielik is number 2 on the list, earning a reported £16,000 per week according to Football Manager 2023. However, he is spending the season on loan at Birmingham City, who are supposedly paying 100% of his wages. Derby will have to start paying this again next season when Bielik returns. I’m sure they’ll want him to return as he’s a fantastic CDM.
1. Barry Bannan – Sheffield Wednesday
At the top of the list of highest earners in Sky Bet League One is Barry Bannan. He earns a reported £17,500 per week according to Football Manager 2023. Bannan also earns an additional £2,500 appearance fee, and £1,000 per goal.
You can see that Sheffield Wednesday feature heavily on this list, and have most of the highest earners in the division. There’s some clubs in League One paying their highest earning player only £2,000 per week, which shows the difference in finances between some of the clubs in the division.