The mind-blowing numbers behind Neymar's world record switch to PSG have been officially leaked in the German media.

Neymar's transfer to France dominated the football landscape during the summer and was largely responsible for an eye-watering up mark in the price of European football's top players.

In putting pen to paper on a £198m move, once his buy-out clause had been met, Neymar became the most expensive footballer in the history of the game.

Now however further details have emerged regarding the contract signed by the player, showing his coffers have swelled substantially since swapping Barcelona for the French capital.


German publication Der Spiegel have broke the story using information from Football Leaks, in which it is stated the 25-year-old earns more than £600,000 (NZ$1,103,000) per week.

The five-year deal signed by Neymar guaranteed the player a whopping £32.7million-a-year (NZ$60.1m), breaking down to around £88,000 (NZ$162,000) per day.

This incomprehensible salary suggests Neymar is now the highest paid player in world football, pulling in a larger weekly earning than his Ballon d'Or rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Incredibly, the leaks also show that PSG will pay Barcelona up to £214m (NZ$393m) for the attacker over his five-year deal in France, while additionally giving insight into Barcelona's subsequent move for Ousmane Dembele.

The French youngster was purchased from Borussia Dortmund by the Catalans and instantly inherited Neymar's vacant No 11 shirt.

The leaks show the deal for Dembele - still only 20-years-old - to total at £138m with the player more than quadrupling his earnings.

Dembele will pocket £10m this year, with a further £3m coming his way should Barca win a treble.