Manchester City will receive £3.9m from FIFA for their players at the World Cup as clubs are given £6,400 per day for each participating player
- Man City will receive highest sum of any club contributing players to World Cup
- FIFA World Cup Benefits Program sees clubs given £6,400 a day for participant
- If a player has changed his club one or more times since 2016, the previous club(s) will receive a third of the payment
By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 20:01 EDT, 13 July 2018 | Updated: 20:01 EDT, 13 July 2018
Manchester City will receive around £3.9million from FIFA, the highest sum of any club contributing players to the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
According to Tonka Communications, an agency that specialises in data marketing, City will benefit from the FIFA World Cup Benefits Program, which sees clubs receive £6,400 per day for each participating player.
If a player has changed his club one or more times since 2016, the previous club(s) will receive a third of the payment.
Manchester City will receive £3.9million from FIFA for their players at the World Cup in Russia
THE TOP 10
1. Manchester City - £3,907,151
2. Real Madrid - £3,818,085
3. Chelsea - £3,506,574
4. Tottenham - £3,399,111
5. FC Barcelona - £3,236,191
6. Paris Saint-Germain - £3,193,029
7. Manchester United - £2,961,917
8. AS Monaco - £2,655,978
9. Atletico Madrid - £2,363,218
10. Juventus - £2,201,891
City have had 16 players in Russia, more than any other club, with the seldom-used Benjamin Mendy of France the only one left with a chance of getting his hands on the famous trophy.
Of the 386 clubs with players at the World Cup, City top the list ahead of Real Madrid (£3.8m) and Chelsea (£3.5m).
Tottenham (£3.4m), Barcelona (£3.2m) and Paris Saint-Germain (£3.2m) are fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.
Behind them are Manchester United, who are set to be given £3m, while Ligue 1 side Monaco are in eighth place (£2.7m).
Atletico Madrid (£2.3m) and Juventus (£2.2m) complete the top 10, while Liverpool just miss out as they are due to receive £2.1m.
Arsenal are in 12th place (£1.9m) and Southampton in 13th with £825,000.
Tottenham were fourth on the list, set to be given £3.4m for their players at the tournament