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The Highest Paid Man Utd Stars After Sanchez Deal

Alexis Sanchez reportedly became the Premier League's highest paid player after his switch to Manchester United. Here is how his new wage compares to the Red Devils' other top earners.

Click through the gallery above to see United's top earners and how much they earn a week, according to the Daily Mail.

The Chilean is understood to have put pen to paper on a whopping £450 000 (R7.61 million) a week contract that will keep him at the club until June 2022, according to the Daily Mail.

It has been claimed that Sanchez will take home a wage of £350 000 (R5.92 million) over a four and a half years, but the amount rises to £450 000 when his image rights are included.

In so doing, he became United's new top earner by quite some distance, overtaking Paul Pogba, who reportedly sits on £290 000 (R4.91 million) a week.

Romelu Lukaku fills the last spot in the top three with a reported wage of £250 000 (R4.23 million), ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with £220 000 (R3.72 million), and David de Gea, with £200 000 (R3.38 million), who complete the top five.

Read: Sanchez's Whopping Man Utd Package Revealed?

Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic are understood to earn £145 000 (R2.45 million) and £140 000 (R2.37 million), respectively, a week, while Marouane Fellaini, Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof follow on £120 000 (R2.03 million) weekly.

Do you think Sanchez deserves his whopping new salary, which is much more than what the rest of the United squad are taking home? Have your say in the comments section below.

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