The Premier League is one of the biggest football leagues in the world in terms of investment that have made clubs spend heavily on securing the services of players.
On average, Premier League clubs spend around 4 million pounds per week on salaries. However, these figures have continued to accelerate over the last few years.
EPL teams have worked hard to raise the level of competition in Europe, and one of the areas it has won the hearts of players has been improved weekly wages.
Some of the most paid Premier League players that have continued to make headlines including Jadon Sancho, Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah. These players reportedly earn an average salary of 36000 per week.
Ranking the highest paid Premier League players
10. Casimiro – (£300,000 per week at Manchester United)
Casemiro is one of the biggest names to be transferred to the Premier League. The Brazilian moved to Manchester United from Real Madrid after five years with the Spanish giants.
Being one of the biggest players in the modern era of Real Madrid, Casemiro heads to United with his wealth of experience to help the club fix its current issue in the midfield and raise the bar of competition in the league.
At Man United, Casemiro will earn £300,000 per week as his weekly wages. He signed over three years of contracts at Old Trafford and is expected to be part of the first team under Erik ten Haag.
So far, Casemiro has proven to be a quality addition to the Premier League giants.
9. Jack Grealish – (£300,000 per week at Manchester City)
Ranked to be the most expensive British footballer following his move from Aston Villa to Man City in 2021, Jack Grealish earns a whopping sum of £300,000 per week as part of the outrageous transfer to the Manchester-based club.
Grealish was one of the finest players during Aston Villa’s struggle to return to the top flight. The Englishman has now formed a core part of Pep Guardiola’s team at Manchester City.
Jack Grealish couldn’t find his footing in his first season at Man City but has proven to be a quality addition as Pep Guardiola remains defiant and willing to work with the forward.
8. Raheem Sterling – (£325,000 per week at Chelsea)
Raheem Sterling switched to Chelsea following the start of the 2022/23 season after a successful career at Manchester City, where he was one of the leading players under Pep Guardiola.
Sterling won numerous trophies with the Cityzens, and he has been ranked among the club’s best players in the last decade.
Sterling moved to Chelsea for £50.58m and will receive a weekly wage of £325,000. The Englishman is expected to be part of the squad as Chelsea work towards raising the bar of competition.
Sterling had already proven to be a quality addition to the Chelsea setup. So far, Tuchel has placed the forward, particularly in the centre forward and sometimes as a playmaker.
7. Raphael Varane – (£340,000, at Manchester United)
Raphael Varane is the second Man United player on the list after Casemiro. The Frenchman moved to the Premier League giants from Real Madrid for £36.00m.
So far, Raphael Varane has proven to be a quality addition and has played a vital role in Man United’s defense since he arrived at the club.
Varane earns £340,000 weekly, making him among the highest-paid Premier League players in the current season.
The Frenchman had a successful career at Real Madrid, winning four UCL trophies, three La Liga titles and four FIFA Club World Cup trophies.
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However, he is unwilling to stop at that and wants to win more trophies which had been the reason for the switch to Man United. Varane still has the quality touch and is expected to succeed at Old Trafford.
6. Mohamed Salah – (£350,000, at Liverpool)
Arguably one of the best wingers of our generation, Mohamed Salah, has been part of Liverpool’s setup and at the forefront of the club’s attack. The Egyptian is known for his dribbles and goal-scoring prowess.
Salah earns the most salary at Liverpool following his contract extension in 2022 after long unending speculation of a potential exit from the club.
He has been an important player for Liverpool, helping the club to their 19th Premier League title and the sixth UEFA Champions League title.
He’s also won numerous awards, including Premier League Golden boot, Premier League Player of The Year and the FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball, etc.
Salah is also one of the richest footballers in the world with numerous endorsement deals from top brands globally.
5. Jadon Sancho – (£375,000, at Manchester United)
Arguably one of the best players in the German Bundesliga in 2019–20, Sancho finally landed at Man United for a record £76.50m after a hot pursuit by the club.
Sancho earns £350,000 weekly week makes him one of the highest-paid players at Manchester United. Sancho signed a multi-year contract and is expected to be a core part of the team.
Since the arrival of Erik ten Haag, Sancho has been one of the most preferred options in the club’s attack and could seal a permanent position in the team.
4. David De Gea – (£375,000, at Man United)
David De Gea is one of the long-standing goalkeepers at Manchester United. The Spaniard has played a significant role at the club since he arrived in 2011.
De Gea doubles as the highest-paid Premier League goalkeeper in the world, earning £375,000 weekly.
De Gea’s influence and contributions at Man United have been outstanding even though he’s had bad moments at the club. That being said, the Spanish goalkeeper remains unchallenged in goal and could go on for years.
3. Erling Haaland – (£375,000, at Manchester City)
Not the highest of transfer fees paid for a young striker who has lots of potential, Haaland earns more in weekly wages since his arrival at Manchester City.
The Norwegian is known for his consistency in goal scoring dating back to the early years of his career in Norway and unto Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund.
Haaland has also not failed to live up to expectations at Man City, scoring in his Premier League debut and raking home his first EPL hat trick against Crystal Palace on matchday four.
Seen to be a long-term project, Erling Haaland has been tipped to continue with his current pace and possibly hit the highest marks in the English top flight.
2. Kevin De Bruyne – (£400,000, at Manchester City)
Kevin De Bruyne is Man City’s highest-paid player. The Belgian receives £400,000 every week and has constantly shown to be worth such a high sum.
De Bruyne is one of the leading players at Manchester City who have played a pivotal role in the club’s back-to-back Premier League titles on two occasions. The midfielder is known to be good at providing top-notch assistance and scoring quality goals.
On top of his outstanding performance for Man City in the EPL, De Bruyne has won numerous awards, including Premier League Playmaker of the Season and Premier League Player of the Season.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo – £515,000
Cristiano Ronaldo accelerated himself to the top of the chart to be the Premier League’s highest-paid player following his return to the club.
The Portuguese signed a two-year contract with the option to extend for a further year which included the whopping £515,000 weekly payment.
He was in magnificent form in his first season at the club, scoring some of the most crucial goals for the club. However, there’s been a twist regarding his future at the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the most decorated footballer in the world and is also one of richest athletes on the planet.