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Top 10 highest paid footballers in the English Premier League

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10. Samir Nasri (Manchester City)

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Samir nasri , flying in the wind —–image via: www.independent.co.uk

Samir Nasri’s big money move to Manchester city made him sure that his wages soared up. Currently he earns £ 140k per week and he rounds off the top 10 list of highest paid footballers in English Premier League.

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Nasri scored a goal on the last day of 2013-2014 campaign helping his team to win the league title.

9. John Terry (Chelsea)

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John Terry—image via: uk.eurosport.yahoo.com

Chelsea’s Captain, Leader and Legend’ John Terry, age 33 is the English Premier League’s highest paid defender. He earns £150k per week playing for Chelsea.

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In the previous campaign of premier league Terry was back to his old self and he is looking to carry on that form as long as possible.

8. Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)

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Mesut Ozil, the Gunner’s gun—-image via: www.standard.co.uk

Mesut Ozil is getting the salary of £160k  per week for Arsenal. The gunners’ future hopes are pinned on this man and that’s why they made him their costliest player.

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He is holding the no 8 position in the list of highest paid footballers in English Premier League.

7. Fernando Torres (Chelsea)

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Torres’s goal celebration, nice to watch—-image via: houndsports.com

The Spanish striker, Torres earns £175k in a week. But there may be always a dispute about his performances as well as the justification of the money he is currently earning.

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6. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

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Eden Hazard, the thunder storm—image via: www.zimbio.com

Eden Hazard is currently earning £185k per week and Chelsea may have to breach the £200k if they intend to keep him out of the reach of PSG. Eden Hazard is a kind of footballer who is tipped to be a future Ballon d’OR winner and typically he is the highest paid footballer in Chelsea.

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5. Luis Suarez (Liverpool)

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Suarez, the SUPERSTAR—-image via: www.emirates247.com

As a star player he needs to be happy and for keeping their star player happy they handed him a £200k per week contract.

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There were some speculations surrounding his immediate future. But that contract extension put an end to all as Suarez brought Liverpool back into the Champions League after a five year hiatus.

4.Robin Van Persie (Manchester United)

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Van Persie—–image via: www.zimbio.com

Van Persie earns £200k per week and he proved his worth by helping Manchester United clinch their historic 20th league title in 2013.

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On this list of highest paid footballers in the English Premier League, he kicks off the Manchester United domination.

3. Yaya Toure (Manchester City)

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Yaya Toure, Citizen’s pride—image via: metro.co.uk

Yaya Toure also earns £200k per week and yes, he isn’t the highest paid player in the Manchester City squad! Yaya was undoubtedly City’s best player of the 2013-14 season which saw them win the league title twice in the three years span.

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 Barcelona might be kicking themselves now for letting Yaya go.

2. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

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Sergio Aguero, city’s goal machine—–image via: www.laacib.net

Manchester City have made their no 1 striker, Sergio Aguero the highest paid player in the squad. Earning £220k a week he gifted the team some moments like the stoppage time win which won them the title in 2012. Surely his purse will keep getting bigger.

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1. Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

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Wayne Rooney, the Highest payment holder—-image via: www.premiershipticketsonline.com

At early in the premier league season there were some rumours surrounding Rooney’s proposed move to Chelsea. Manchester United made sure they held on to Rooney by making him sign a new five year contracts which worth £300k per week. Thus Rooney is the on the top of our list of highest paid footballers in the English Premier League.

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What do you think? Who should be paying the highest in your opinion?

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