For the last 20 years or so, the English Premier League has been considered one of the most prestigious leagues in Europe. In fact, some claim that the Premier League is the best league in the Blue Continent. So naturally, the salaries of the players who worked there were fairly high.
So, among the high-paying players, who is the richest? Well, The Times recently released a list of the richest players in the Premier League this season.
- Paul Pogba
French midfielder Paul Pogba has become the player with the highest wealth in the Premier League this season. The 27-year-old player gets a salary of 290 thousand Pounds per week from Manchester United.
In addition, Pogba also received an additional 31 million Pounds for a 10-year contract with sponsors, starting from 2016 ago.
- David De Gea
The Manchester United player is still at the top of this list, where the second richest player is goalkeeper David De Gea. Former Atletico Madrid claimed to receive a salary of 375 thousand Pounds per week from Manchester United.
- Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin De Bruyne is third, he is one of the Manchester City’s mainstay players, so it is natural that he gets a high salary from Citizen.
Reported by The Times, Belgian midfielder get a salary of 350 thousand pounds from salary and generate 18.2 million Pounds from sponsors. With the amount of money he receives per week from Manchester City and also cooperation with sponsors, it is natural that De Bruyne is in the top three on this list.
- Raheem Sterling
Yes, this young British winger occupies the 4th position. Reportedly, the Jamaican blooded player receives a salary of 300 thousand Pounds per week from Manchester City, the amount of salary is even higher than famous club players like Sergio Aguero.
- N’Golo Kante
And in last place there is Chelsea’s mainstay midfielder, N’Golo Kante. The Time Reports that the French National Team player receives a salary of 150 thousand Pounds per week. The amount is certainly very far from the salary received by Pogba.