The new 2021/22 Premier League season has proceeded to match week 7, the league has become more competitive as it was followed by the round of exciting signings
Surprising summer deals included the return of Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United and Chelsea respectively, as well as the record-breaking signing of Jack Grealish from Aston Villa to Manchester City.
The Premier League is expected to dominate in Europe again this season, with the biggest stars of world football.
However, these superstars also require highest salaries, and we’ll take a look at the list of highest paid Premier League players for the newly-started 2021/22 season.
10. Paul Pogba
The France international is one of the most influential players at Old Trafford. Pogba earns weekly salary of £290,000 making him tenth in the list.
9. Ngolo Kante
Ngolo Kante is the second highest-paid player at Stamford Bridge. The Frenchman earns £290,000 per week.
8. Raheem Sterling
England international, Raheem Sterling comes in at No 8 with a weekly salary of £300,000.
The former Liverpool player is the 3rd highest-paid player at the Etihad and the 3rd highest-paid English player in the EPL.
The pacy winger is one of the best players under Pep Guardiola as well as under Gareth Southgate for the English National team. Sterling played all the matches for England at the just concluded Euro2020, playing up to the final of the competition.
7. Jack Grealish
Former Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish earned a huge pay raise when he completed a £100m move to Manchester City this summer.
The England international signed a 5-year contract with the Citizens and he earns to £300,000 every week.
6. Romelu Lukaku
The 28-year-old striker was signed for £98m after helping Inter Milan reclaim the Serie A title after 10 years. Lukaku pockets salary of £325,000 per week.
5. Raphael Varane
The French international became the highest-paid defender when he moved from Real Madrid to Manchester United this summer. Varane banks £340,000 weekly.
4. Jadon Sancho
Former city academy player, Jadon Sancho has been rewarded for his promise with a bumper deal on signing for United.
Jadon Sancho is the youngest of the Top 10 highest-earners in the EPL with a salary of £350,000 every week.
3. David de Gea
Spanish goalkeeper makes the Top 3 of the highest-paid footballers in the English Premier League. He is also the highest-earning goalkeeper in the English Premier League. He gets £375,000 every.
2. Kevin de Bruyne
The Belgian play-maker was for long number 1 on the list of highest-paid footballers in the EPL. His weekly salary is about £400,000 .
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo earns the highest salary in the English Premier League. The Portugal captain earns about £510,000 weekly
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