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The 10 Highest Paid South Americans In Europe

Alexis Sanchez recently became the highest paid player in the Premier League after completing his move to Manchester United, but who are the 10 best paid South Americans in Europe?

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The Chilean is the best paid player in England after his switch the Red Devils on Monday, but his wage is still significantly less than that of Lionel Messi and Neymar.

According to Marca, FC Barcelona's Messi is believed to earn £769 000 (R1.29 billion) a week in Spain, while his former teammate Neymar reportedly earns a weekly wage of £615 000 (R1.03 billion) a week at Paris Saint-Germain.

Sanchez is believed to be on £350 000 (R5.92 million) a week at United, according to Marca, a figure that could rise with his image rights included, while Luis Suarez is fourth on the list with his weekly wage of £290 000 (R4.89 million) at the Catalan giants. 

New Barca signing Philippe Coutinho is reportedly on weekly earnings of £220 000 (R3.7 million), along with Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero.

Dani Alves comes in at eighth with his reported wage of £200 000 (R3.3 million), followed by his PSG teammate Angel Di Maria, who is believed to earn £185 000 (R3.1 million) a week.

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In 10th place is Juventus' exciting attacker Paulo Dybala, who is said to be on £180 000 (R3.02 million) a week following his contract renewal towards the end of last year.

Are you surprised by any of the names above? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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