At the moment, Asamoah Gyan receives an annual salary of €8.672m up to 2017 as Asamoah Gyan's contract expires then. His current club, Al Ain FC, bought the player in 2003 and established with the player the amount of €- as release clause in case that any other squad wanted the services of Asamoah Gyan.
If we pay attention to the salaries of the players who play today for Al Ain FC, footballers including Michel Bastos has a salary that is close to the one that Asamoah Gyan has. Michel Bastos earns €4320000 but Asamoah Gyan makes €8.672M, as we mentioned before. On the other hand, if we look at the salaries given to the footballers worldwide, Asamoah Gyan holds a high salary.
Asamoah Gyan, who is member of the Ghana national football team, has a salary quite similar to Essien's. In fact, other players in the national team like Daniel Boateng or Solomon Asante have a salary that is at the bottom of the list.