Gareth Bale is the best paid player in Premier 2020-2021, as the Welshman secures more than €35 million per year in Tottenham.
Playing for the Spurs this season, Bale still have contract with Real Madrid until 2022. With the loan, it was reported that Tottenham and the merengues are splitting de wage bill with the striker.
The Welshman said after re-signing with the north Londoners in September: “It’s nice to be back. It’s such a special club to me, it’s where I made my name. Amazing fans and it’s incredible to be back. Hopefully now I can get some match fitness and get underway and hopefully win trophies.”
Red devils with 8 players
According to the same ranking, based on data collected by Sportac website, David de Gea is the next on the list.
The Spanish goalkeeper has an annual salary of €22 million in Manchester and he is the best paid player in the red devils squad. Paul Pogba is in the 5th position, receiving €17 million.
Manchester City has two player in the top-5: Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling, with annual wages of €18.8 million and €17.6 million, respectively.
Looking at the top-25, the Citizens only have one more player amongst the best paid: Sergio Agüero (9th), with an annual salary €13.5 million.
Read more: Top 20 Best Paid Players Serie A 2020-2021
With 8 players, Manchester United is the most represented team in the ranking: besides de Gea and Pobga, Martial, Cavani, Rashford, Maguire, Mata and Fernandes are amongst the best paid players in Premier League.
Salah is the best paid at Liverpool. The Egipcian striker receives €11.7 million per year in Anfield Road and he deserves every penny invested in him. The English champions have 3 more players in the ranking: Alcântara, Firmino and Van Dijk.
Arsenal also has 4 players in the list, with Aubameyang and Partey on the lead (both players receive €14.6 million per year).
In the 17th position, Ben Chilwell is the best at Chelsea, with the English left-back earning an annual wage of €11 million.
Top 25 Best Paid Players Premier League 2021
1. Gareth Bale (Tottenham): €35 million
2. David De Gea (Manchester United): €22 million
3. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City): €18.8 million
4. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City): €17.5 million
5. Paul Pogba (Manchester United): €17 million
6. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal): €14.5 million
7. Thomas Partey (Arsenal): 14.6 million
8. Anthony Martial (Manchester United): €14.5 million
9. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City): €13.5 million
10. Edinson Cavani (Manchester United): €12.3 million
11. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): €11.7 million
12. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United): €11.7 million
13. Harry Kane (Tottenham): €11.7 million
14. Tanguy Ndombélé (Tottenham): €11.7 million
15. Willian (Arsenal): €11.3 million
16. Thiago Alcântara (Liverpool): €11.3 million
17. Ben Chilwell (Chelsea): €11 million
18. Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal): €10.7 million
19. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool): €10.5 million
20. Timo Werner (Chelsea): €10 million
21. Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool): €9.7 million
22. Harry Maguire (Manchester United): €9.5 million
23. Juan Mata (Manchester United): €9.5 million
24. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United): €9 million
25. Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea): €8.8 million