Top 10 Highest Paid Players In The Premier League This Season

The premier league, has already started with a lot of funfair and intrigues as expected. Manchester City have obviously been the most impressive with Manchester United and Chelsea, struggling to keep up with their earlier in the season impressive form.


In this article thus, we give you the load down of the ten highest paid players in the league;

  1. Raheem Sterling – Manchester City,£180K/week sterling-in

He had a very bad summer with England but, has found his foot in the premier league under new manager, Pep Guardiola. The youngstar was bought from Liverpool for a then club record fee and Manchester City fans will be delighted the youngstar is finally putting up some excellent performances, after all he pockets big bucks every week.

  1. David De Gea – Manchester United, £185K/week david-de-gea-manchester-united_3344807

The Spaniard, initially struggled to settle in the premier league but as soon as he achieved this, he has been putting up impressive performances for the Manchester club. He was linked with a move to Real Madrid all summer only for the move to collapse at the last minutes, making the Spaniard to finally lay all speculations asides by signing a new contract in Manchester United.

  1. Mesut Ozil – Arsenal, £190k/week ozil-in

The German international, has been a vital part of Arsenal squad since arriving from Real Madrid, putting up strings of impressive performances. He is the clubs highest paid player and the club is even looking at extending his current contract which will even move him up this list as soon as the contract is signed.

  1. David Silva – Manchester City, £200k/week silva-in

The mercurial Spaniard has been a vital part of Manchester city’s revolution since joining the club and has gone on to win several titles including the premier league and the f.a cup. He has been a vital part of whoever is in charge at Manchester city and is currently the clubs assistant captain.

  1. Eden Hazard – Chelsea, £220k/week hazard-in

He is the only Chelsea player on the list and it is definitely obvious because he is their best player. He had one of his worst seasons in 2015/16 but has started this season with a bang and Antonio Conte will be hoping his star player is fit in order to give a good fight this season.

  1. Yaya Toure – Manchester City, £240k/week yaya-toure

He has to be one of the luckiest footballers in the world right now, as he is being paid such huge sum for doing virtually nothing but you can’t blame the man. If any other club isn’t ready to match my current pay, I’d rather sit on the bench, and collect my money, than go work real hard and collect less.

  1. Sergio Aguero – Manchester City, £240k/week aguero-stoke

He is definitely the most prolific striker in the league and one of the best in the one aside the likes of Luis Suarez and Robert Lewandowski. The scary thing about him is that he isn’t showing signs of slowing down with age. Another player that would definitely move up this list when his new contract is signed before the end of the year.


  1. Zlatan Ibrahimovich – Manchester United, £250k/week ibra1

‘I don’t want to be the King of Manchester, I want to be the god’ was his response to Eric Cantona. The Swedish striker who is an icon of the game has been one of Manchester United’s shining light in a shaky season and will be looking to continue scoring the goals that takes Manchester United to the next level as the season progresses.

  1. Wayne Rooney – Manchester United, £260k/week rooney-goal

The Manchester United striker is obviously a legend of the game and is the second highest goal scorer in premier league history just behind Alan Shearer. He has been one of Manchester United’s under performers this season and Jose Mourinho will be hoping the striker finds his form as soon as possible as his side continues the chase for glory.

  1. Paul Pogba – Manchester United, £290k/week pogbamufc-in

Yes, the fourth Manchester United player on the list. He is the most expensive player in history and also the highest paid player in the league. His performances have suggested otherwise though as he has been below par. With the price he was bought and the amount he is collecting, Pogba should seriously step up in every aspect of his game.

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  1. exactly Andy
    But we have homogenized all black people
    The gangster thug and the CEO…..are the same….black
    No wonder these kids on the street don’t aspire to something better…they are already there and have to do nothing

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