The article reports that Pellet and Shandong Luneng have completed their two-year contract renewal and that Pellets annual salary will reach 15 million euros after tax. For this reason, he will surpass Donaluma, Villati and Buffon to become the highest-paid player in Italian football today.
In July 2016, Pellet joined Shandong Luneng from Southampton in the Premier League for a transfer fee of 15.25 million euros, when the two sides signed a two-and-a-half-year contract. At that time, it was reported that Pellet could earn 40 million euros in two and a half years, but there were domestic reports that Pellets annual salary was not more than 10 million euros.
At the end of the season, there have been rumours of European clubs and Pellet, but now Pellet chose to stay, one of the important factors may be the super-high salary Lucan provide.
For Luneng, Pellet is 33 years old, but his physical condition is quite good, he can still serve as a strong physical fulcrum for Lunengs overall attack. Luneng will fight on both sides of the Chinese Super League and Asian Championship next season. As Pellet with super ball-making ability, Luneng will inevitably be an indispensable Front-court offensive fortress.