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The 10 Highest Paid U23s In The Premier League

Striker Gabriel Jesus has reportedly rejected a new contract at Manchester City as he wants more money, but who are the highest paid U23 stars in the Premier League?

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see the 10 highest paid U23 players in England, according to Total Sportek.

The Daily Mail reported that Gabriel Jesus, 20, is after a bigger salary increase at City following a recent offer he was believed to have turned down.

The Brazilian is one of the highest earning U23 players in the Premier League, taking home a reported fee of £70,000 (R1.1 million) a week, which is the same as what defender Luke Shaw, 22, gets paid at Manchester United.

Chelsea fullback Emerson, 23, is believed to earn a weekly wage of £75,000 (R1.2 million) at his latest club, while United's Eric Bailly, who is the same age, is on the same salary.

City's Benjamin Mendy, 23, reportedly earns £80 000 (R1.3 million) a week at the Citizens, making him the sixth highest paid player on the list.

Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin, 23, is next with his wage of £100,000 (R1.6 million) – a salary also earned by City and England international defender John Stones, who is one year older than the Spaniard.

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is said to be on £110,000 (R1.8 million) a week in London, while his former Monaco teammate Bernardo Silva reportedly earns £120,000 (R1.9 million) a week at the Etihad.

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City attacker Raheem Sterling is the highest earning U23 player in the league on £180,000 (R2.9 million) a week.

Do you think these young players are deserving of their salaries? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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