Who is the most paid player in premier league 2021? To know the highest paid premier league players then you really need to read this piece.
As we all know that football is now one of the highest revenue of income since the establishment in Europe, it has gained a lot of fans all over the world and other sports fans pay much attention to football.
Investors all over the world are also not left out as they are pumping huge money into it thereby taking full advantage of the sport while others either rich or poor also take advantage through betting.
So if you have been wondering who earns most in the premier league then you aint the only one asking the question and wanting answers, other football lovers are also interested in knowing this.
We have written this article specifically for those that want to know about the highest paid players in premier league 2021.
Life itself isn’t balanced as finger cant be equal except when chopped off, lol. Every players cant earn the same salary, as we have some earning low even on loan, some are struggling to be known and need the platform to showcase themselves while some are earning 10 times more than the regular football players.
So, your earnings is based on your skills and achievement so far in football and to make this great you should know the premier league is the biggest economic benchmarks in Africa and in Europe.
When some people only watch for fun, some are busy taking advantage of it to earn huge money.
If someone who is just a football lover is earning high from football then what do you expect the footballers to earn? Footballers earns a lot from playing football and entertaining viewers coupled with the money they earn from adverts and other benefits like health benefits and so on.
For instance, Cristiana Ronaldo earns a lot from his social media accounts especially his Instagram account as it was made known according to Forbes that Ronaldo earns nearly $1 million per paid post on Instagram and has the second-highest income from Instagram-related revenue at $23.3 million. That is crazy.
Without further ado, let us quickly check out the 15 highest paid EPL players.
15 Highest Paid Premier League Players 2021
Here is all you need to know about the top 15 highest-paid premier league players;
15. Harry Maguire (Manchester United)
Jacob Harry Maguire born in Sheffield is an English professional footballer, he plays center-back for top Premier League club Manchester United, of which he is the current captain of Manchester United and also the England national team. Maguire is one of the highest-paid premier league players as he currently earns €10 million per year.
14. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Virgil van Dijk is also one of the highest paid players in the premier league, he is a Dutch professional footballer who is known for his unique method of handling the centre-back on the field. He currently plays for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Netherlands national team.
Van Dijk is considered as one of the best defenders in the world, he is well known for his leadership, aerial ability, strength and consistency. He has been with Liverpool for years and doesn’t seem the club will let go of him soon.
Virgil based on his skill on the pitch and football knowledge is able to earn for himself €10.1 million per year with other great benefits.
13. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)
Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira is another Liverpool top player on our list, he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for the Brazil national team as a forward, attacking midfielder or winger and also plays for the Premier League club, Liverpool. Roberto Firmino currently earns €11 million per year.
12. Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal)
Alexandre Lacazette plays as a forward for premier league football club Arsenal, he is a French professional footballer who also plays for the France national team. He is known for his strength, pace, work-rate and hold-up play. Lacazette is known to be a striker, but he has also been deployed as a second striker, and wide forward but he is always playing forward for Arsenal. Alexandre Lacazette topped the chart with 11 .1 million EUR.
11. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham)
Tanguy Ndombele Alvaro born in 1996 is a French professional footballer, he plays as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur and the France national team. He is a young player and happens to be among the highest paid premier league players as he currently earns 12.3 million EUR.
10. Harry Kane (Tottenham)
Harry Edward Kane MBE is also a Tottenham player and an England national team captain, he plays forward, he is a striker and has won six Premier League Player of the Month awards also he has been selected for the PFA Team of the Year four times. He got married of recent to Katie Goodland and blessed with a child.
Harry Kane currently earns 12.3 million EUR as he’s salary.
9. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)
Marcus Rashford is an English professional football player who plays for Manchester United, he plays forward in English premier league.
The last time we checked Rashford was earning 12.3 million EUR.
8. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is an Egyptian and also plays for the National team, he is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool. Mohamed Salah is rated as one of the best players in the world who is known for his dribbling, speed and finishing job. Mohamed Salah is one of the highest paid premier league players with 12.3 million EUR as his salary in 2020.
7. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City)
Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo, popularly known as Kun Agüero, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for the Argentina national team and also for the Premier League club Manchester City as a striker. Sergio Aguero is one of the highest-paid players in Premier League with Manchester City as he currently earns 14.1 million EUR as his salary from the club.
6. Anthony Martial (Manchester United)
Anthony Jordan Martial is a French professional footballer, he is known for his strength and he won himself the Golden Boy Award for the best under 21 player in Europe in 2015, he plays forward for the France national team and also for the top premier league football club Manchester United.
Anthony Martial currently earns 15.3 million EUR as his salary with a high probability of an increase in the next season.
5. Mesut Özil (Arsenal)
Mesut Ozil is rated on the list of the top 5 highest-paid players in the premier league feat is achieved by hard work, he has also been in the game for quite some time now. Ozil plays for the English Premier League club Arsenal and also plays for the German national team.
Mesut Ozil is currently placed at 16.5 million EUR salary at the age of 31.
4. Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
Paul Labile Pogba is a French professional footballer, he plays for the French national team and also for the Premier League club Manchester United. He primarily operated as a central midfielder, but also good and mostly deployed as an attacking midfielder, defensive midfielder, and deep-lying playmaker.
Paul Pogba is also one of the highest paid premier league players and the fourth on the list. He currently earns 17.8 million EUR with Manchester United.
3. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
Raheem Shaquille Sterling is the third highest paid premier league player, he plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Manchester City and also for the England national team. He is rated as one of the best players in the world and currently earns 18.5 million EUR as his salary from Manchester City.
2. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
The second-highest-paid player in the premier league is Kevin De Bruyne, De Bruyne is known for his amazing skills, goals and assists. He is a Belgian professional football player and he plays for the premier league club Manchester City, De Bruyne currently earns 19.7 million EUR as his salary from Manchester City making him the highest-paid player in Manchester city and the second most paid on the premier league.
1. David de Gea (Manchester United)
David de Gea Quintana is the highest paid premier league football player and also the highest paid Manchester United player. He is a goalkeeper though and is one of the best keepers in Premier League.
David de Gea is a Spanish professional footballer and he plays for the Spain national team, he is rated as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. His height has been one of the qualities that gives him advantage with his goalkeeping skill.
David is currently earning 23 million EUR as his salary from Manchester United.
With the facts we have published in this article, we believe that you now know who the highest-paid players in the premier league are.
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