Wayne Rooney, Manchester United, England National Team


10 Highest Paid Premier League Players In 2016

Take a look at the superstar footballers reigning at the top of the highest paid football players currently competing in the 2015-16 campaign.

Manchester United superstar striker Wayne Rooney will earn approximately £73million this season on his current contract. Five members of titan Manchester City side are among the 10 best paid football players in the Premier League in 2016. Roo’s 5 ½ year deal is worth £260,000-a-week. The average salary of Premier League footballers is £44,000.    

The highest paid Premier League football players in 2016 go to the office at Manchester United, Manchester City, and FC Chelsea.

Manchester City football players earn an average of £96,445 a week, the third-highest salaries in world football after PSG and Real Madrid (note that since the statistics were compiled City have signed Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne so the average has gone up).

In 2013-14 Man United paid the highest salaries on average - with an amazing total wage bill of £215m.

Wayne Rooney - Manchester United – £260 000 week

Wayne Rooney is on top of the list of the most paid soccer star in 2016. Roo is the captain of the England National Team and his superclub England Premier League side; Manchester United. Wayne made his Premier League debut against the Gunners in 2002, at 16. He is recognized as one of the world’s top football players. Wazza is well on his way to becoming Manchester United’s highest goal scorer in history.

Sergio Aguero, Manchester City, Argentina National Team

Sergio Aguero - Manchester City – £240 000 week

Sergio “Kun” Aguero is the youngest football player in history ever to play in the Argentine Premier Division. Aguero currently ranks among the top footballers in the England Premier League – in fact Kun is one of the best football players that has ever graced the league in his position.

Yaya Toure, Manchester City, Ivory Coast National Team

Yaya Toure - Manchester City – £240 000 week

Ivorian center midfielder Toure is famous for his passing techniques. Toure joined titan top tier Manchester City in 2010. Yaya is a two footed player. 

Eden Hazard, FC Chelsea, Belgium National Team

Eden Hazard - Chelsea – £220 000 week

Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard is considered one of the best attacking midfielders in the Premier League. Twenty-four-year-old Hazard has excellent technical abilities and is recognized for his speed. Hazard is a winger for the Belgium National Team who can be counted upon to score important goals in key matches. Hazard is on Barca’s and Real Madrid’s wish list.

David Silva, Manchester City, Spain National Team

David Silva - Manchester City – £200 000 week

Man City’s David Silva is a Spanish professional footballer who also competes for the Spain national team. Adaptable El-Mago is an attacking midfielder or a second striker or winger. Left-footed Silva palyed six years in the employment of Valencia CF. 

Mesut Ozil , FC Arsemal, Germany National Team

Mesut Ozil - Arsenal – £190 000 week

The Gunner’s Mesut Ozil began his pro football career in mid-2006. German midfielder, Ozil, moved to Arsenal from Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid. Mesut has competed for the German National Team since 2009. Ozil was nominated for the Golden Ball award in 2010. 

Raheem Sterling, Manchester City

Raheem Sterling - Manchester City – £180 000 week

Recent acquisition of Man City, Raheem Sterling left his former club. Liverpool, under shady circumstances. Sterling is a controversial player, but is very talented in dribbling, goal scoring, and assists. His transfer fee to Manchester City was £49.

Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea, Spain National Team

Cesc Fabregas - Chelsea – £170 000 week

Cesc Fabregas plays for Premier League superclub FC Chelsea and the Spain National Team as a midfielder, one of the best in the world. The Catalan captained Arsenal when he was a teenager and also played for Barcelona.

Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City, Belgium National Team

Kevin De Bruyne - Manchester City – £170 000 week

Young twenty-four-year-old Belgian superstar footballer, Kevin de Bruyne, transferred to Man City to £54 million. De Bruyne is one of the best and strongest attacking midfielders in the Premier League who can play through the middle left or right. 

John Terry, Chelsea, Engand National Team

John Terry - Chelsea  £160 000 a week

John Terry, FC Chelsea, is one of the most successful footballers in the Premier League. Terry joined Chelsea in 1995. As Chelsea captain, Terry has won 4 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, and 1 Champions League Cup to date.

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