Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo takes the lead as the highest paid English Premier League player in 2021. Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Juventus in the summer of 2021 as he signed a long-term contract with The Red Devils. Ronaldo will be available for United for two years before he runs down his contract. He is currently the top earned among all players in the Premier League.
Belgian midfielder and Manchester City player Kevin De Bruyne comes second in the list, De Bruyne is one of the most talented players in the Premier League and his contribution for Manchester City has immensely helped the club. De Bruyne is currently on a long term contract with Manchester City, he signed a new contract with Man City in 2021. He is the most paid Manchester City player and the second most earning player in EPL.
Manchester United duo, David Degea and Jadon Sancho are also among the top earners as the pair come third and four in the list. The list which was compiled by UK's Sun Football reveals that Degea comes just after Ronaldo as second most earning Man United player with Jadon Sancho third. Arsenal Star Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is fifth in the list, Aubameyang signed a new contract with Arsenal in the summer of 2020 and is currently on a contract with Arsenal. He is currently the most earning Arsenal player.
Chelsea duo, Romelu Lukaku and Kai Havertz are also in the list. Lukaku is undoubtedly the most earning Chelsea player, the former Manchester United and ex-Inter Milan striker joined Chelsea in the summer of 2021. Raheem Sterling, Mohamed Salah and Paul Pogba are also among the top earners in the list. However, Mohamed Salah is on the verge of renewing his contract with Liverpool.
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