Who’s your club’s highest earner?

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As a result of the influx of TV  money, it’s safe to say the Premier League is seeing the greatest volume of investment since its inception. Looking at the highest earners, some trends stand out: Strikers by virtue of their proximity to the goalposts feature heavily. In line with their general understated nature, players of the defensive variation feature less. There are two goalkeepers and no defenders.

Find the full list below and tell us what you think of your club’s highest earners.

Arsenal Mesut Özil £140,000 a week
Bournemouth Jack Wilshere £80,000
Burnley Robbie Brady £30-35,000
Chelsea Cesc Fàbregas £220,000
Crystal Palace Christian Benteke £120,000
Everton Romelu Lukaku £75,000
Hull Abel Hernández £35,000
Leicester Jamie Vardy/Riyad Mahrez £100,000
Liverpool Philippe Coutinho £150,000
Manchester City Sergio Agüero/Yaya Touré £240,000
Manchester United Wayne Rooney £300,000
Middlesbrough Álvaro Negredo £100,000
Southampton Fraser Forster £90,000
Stoke Xherdan Shaqiri/ Marko Arnautovic £65,000
Sunderland Jermain Defoe £70,000
Swansea Fernando Llorente/Gylfi Sigurdsson £70,000
Tottenham Harry Kane/Hugo Lloris £120,000
Watford Troy Deeney £50,000
West Brom Darren Fletcher/ James Morrison £65,000
West Ham Andy Carroll £80,000


Source: The Times

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