2022 Updated: Arnaut Danjuma’s Net Worth, Salary, Football Career, Honours

Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld was born on the 31st of January 1997, and he is a professional footballer who plays as a winger for La Liga club Villarreal and the Netherlands national team.

Arnaut Danjuma salary

Club career

Early career

According to the report by goal.com Arnaut Danjuma was born in Lagos, Nigeria to a Dutch father and a Nigerian mother. After his parents’ divorce, he was briefly homeless and spent time in foster care. The young star joined PSV in 2008 from TOP Oss; he made his professional debut for Jong PSV in the Eerste Divisie on the 7th of December 2015 against NAC, replacing Moussa Sanoh after 65 minutes of a 3–0 home loss.

Arnaut Danjuma signed for NEC where he was expected to play for the second team in the summer of 2016. And on the 10th of September, he made his debut and first Eredivisie appearance against his former club PSV; he was an 85th-minute substitute for Reagy Ofosu in a 4–0 home loss. In Danjuma’s 16 appearances in his first season, he scored once to open a 2–0 win at Heerenveen on the final day of the season; the team were relegated through the playoffs.

Club Brugge

The young playmaker signed for Club Brugge in the month of July 2018. And he made his debut on 22 July in the 2018 Belgian Super Cup, helping his team to a 2–1 win over Standard Liège. However, on the 3rd of October, he scored a goal against Atlético Madrid in a 3–1 loss in the Champions League group stage. In Arnaut’s only full season in the Belgian First Division A, he scored five goals, starting with two in a 3–0 home win over Kortrijk on 10 August.

AFC Bournemouth

Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld joined Premier League club AFC Bournemouth for a fee of £13.7 million on the 1st of August 2019, signing a long-term contract. The former Club Brugge star made his debut against Burton Albion in the third round of the EFL Cup on 25 September, as a 61st-minute substitute for Dominic Solanke in a 2–0 away loss; his first goal was in a 3–2 win against Blackburn Rovers on 12 September 2020.


The 25-year old Danjuma joined La Liga club Villarreal for a fee believed to be in the region of €25 million on the 19th of August 2021, signing a contract until June 2026. The playmaker scored his first goal for the club in a 1–1 draw with reigning league champions Atlético Madrid on 29 August, and his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 2–2 draw against Atalanta on 14 September. And on the 19th of February 2022, he scored a hat-trick in a 4–1 league victory over Granada; two months later he contributed both goals of a home win against regional rivals Valencia.

The Dutch international scored six Champions League goals in his first season at Villarreal. Danjuma’s brace in a 3–2 win at Atalanta on 9 December put the team into the last 16 as group runners-up. And on the 6th of April 2022, he scored the only goal against Bayern Munich at the Estadio de la Cerámica in the quarter-finals the first leg; he missed the second leg of the semi-final elimination by Liverpool through a muscle injury.

International career

Arnaut Danjuma was born in Nigeria to a Dutch father and Nigerian mother and was eligible for either national team. The young star was first called up for the Dutch national team by Ronald Koeman in October 2018. As a matter of fact, he made his debut on 13 October in a 3–0 UEFA Nations League home win over Germany, as a 68th-minute substitute for former Jong PSV teammate Steven Bergwijn. After a frame of three days, he scored his first international goal to equalise in a 1–1 friendly draw away to neighbours Belgium.

A report from BBC has it that after nearly three years without a cap, Danjuma returned to the squad as a replacement for Cody Gakpo. On the 11th of October 2021 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier at home to Gibraltar, he came off the bench and scored in a 6–0 win.

Arnaut Danjuma’s Net Worth

Forbes has stated his net worth is estimated to be between $1 and $5 million. Danjuma’s primary source of income is his professional football career.

Arnaut Danjuma Salary

In August 2019 the left winger signed a contract with AFC Bournemouth that nets him a whopping salary of 1.2 Million Euro (1.1 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €5,949 (£5,307) per day and €248 (£221) per hour!

Per year                 €1,200,000       £1,043,478

Per month             €100,000         £86,957

Per week               €23,077           £20,067

Per day                  €3,288           £2,859

Per hour               €137               £119

Per minute            €2                  £2

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