10 Highest Paid Midfielders In The EPL
10 Highest Paid Midfielders In The Premier League
With many world-class players having graced the Premier League over the years, here are the 10 current highest earning midfielders in the English top flight.
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According to the Daily Star, Manchester United superstar Paul Pogba is the highest earning midfielder in England as he is believed to earn about £290 000 (R5.2 million) a week.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is said to be on £220 000 (R3.9 million) a week at the Citizens, and according to totalSPORTEK, he is the only African on the list. The same source states that Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho are on £200 000 (R3.5 million) a week.
City's Raheem Sterling reportedly earns £180 000 (R3.2 million) weekly in England, more than his teammates Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva, who totalSPORTEK claimed earn £160 000 (R2.87 million) a week.
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is believed to earn £156 000 (R2.8 million) a week in London, making him the second highest earning midfielder at the Blues behind the aforementioned Hazard.
An Arsenal duo follow the Spaniard in the last two places, with Alexis Sánchez and Mesut Ozil said to be taking home £140 000 (R2.5 million) a week at the Gunners.
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