Sports are at everyone’s heart as it is one of the greatest forms of entertainment. While there are several different sports, soccer (football) is one of the most distinctive as it is popular all over the world. The industry and career in soccer is very rewarding as the players get famous like celebrities. Plus they get a huge amount of money by sponsors and endorsers. All they have to do is to stay in form and play a good game. Football can get most rewarded when they win games for their team or clubs.
Likewise Premier Soccer League or PSL is very popular. This soccer tournament consists of clubs that have famous and prestigious players from different countries. It is also one of the most watched premier league. As England has a huge scope and support for soccer, the money and competition in this industry is huge.
List of The top 10 highest paid players in PSL in 2017
10. John Terry – Chelsea (£160 000/week)
Considered as one of the most successful captains in the football club of England, John Terry plays for England and Chelsea FC and. John Terry gets his weekly earnings of £160 000 from the London Club and therefore he comes under the highest paid players in PSL. John Terry has won three titles of Premier League, two league cups, a championship cup and four FA cups. He is also one of the one of the highest scoring defender in the Premier League history.
9. Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City (£170 000/week)
Playing in the position of attacking midfielder for Manchester City and Belgium national football team is Kevin De Bruyne. Although being quite a new player in the Premier League, Kevin De Bruyne gets a weekly salary of £170 000. He is also one of the best modern day players and he is known for his long range shooting skills and wide range of passing. For this, he is one of the highest paid players in PSL.
8. Cesc Fabregas – Chelsea (£170 000 /week)
Cesc Fabregas is also one of the highest paid players in PSL. The mid-fielder from Chelsea, Cesc Fabregas is one passionate player. Fans are mad over his football tricks and remember by his jersey number. The London Club gives him a weekly pay of £170 000.
7. Raheem Sterling – Manchester City (£180 000/week)
This player plays in the mid fielder position for Manchester City and the national team of England. Raheem Sterling was awarded ‘Golden Boy’ from sports journalist of pan-Europe. He has also been marked as one of the most valuable and young players in Europe. Raheem Sterling was signed by Manchester City last year, and he receives a weekly pay of £180 000 from Manchester City so he is one of the highest paid players in PSL.
6. Mesut Ozil – Arsenal (£190 000/week)
Playing a midfielder for the German national team and Arsenal, Mesut Ozil is one of the highest paid players in PSL. Starting out his career in 2006, Mesut Ozil has played for Germany since 2009. Real Madrid had favored him in 2010 after his extra ordinary performance in the World Cup, but again he was transferred to Arsenal. Mesut Ozil gets a weekly pay of £190 000 from Arsenal.
5. David Silva – Manchester City (£200 000/week)
David Josue Jimenez Silva plays for the Spanish national team and Manchester City. The main playing position of David Silva is attacking midfielder but has can also be seen sometimes as a second striker or a winger. This left footed footballer gets £200 000 a week from Manchester City.
David Silva has appeared for 5 seasons which comprises of 200 matches. Victories achieved by Silva include FA Cup, Football League Cup and Premier League title. Silva is one of the highest paid players in PSL.
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4. Eden Hazard – Chelsea (£220 000/week)
Eden Hazard is also one of the greatest attacking midfielder in the English Premier League as of 2016. Due to his speed, creativity and technical abilities, he has been widely known. Hazard has also comes under the finest dribblers of his generation. Eden Hazard is one of the highest paid players in PSL as he gets a weekly pay of £220 000.
3. Yaya Toure – Manchester City (£240 000/week)
Known for his physical presence in the field and clear passing technique, Yaya Toure is undoubtedly one of the highest paid players in PSL. Although Toure plays for Manchester City, he has also played for other top teams of Europe. The English Premier League Club pays him £240 000 per week.
2. Sergio Aguero – Manchester City (£240 000/week)
Sergio Aguero plays in the striker position for Manchester City. Aguero has also played the World Cup for Argentina. Servia Aguero was signed in 2011 by Manchester City for £35 million. He is even Manchester City’s highest scorer. He gets a weekly pay of £240 000.
1. Wayne Rooney – Manchester United (£260 000/week)
Wayne Rooney is a star in English football. Also known as “Wazza,” Rooney plays for Manchester United and is the highest scorer of the club with a record of more than 200 goals. He is also one of the most prolific strikers in the world. Rooney comes on top of the highest paid players in PSL as he gets £260 000 per week.
So these are the highest paid players in PSL as of 2016-2017. As this PSL is widely famous and have a great business, the players of this league get a high amount of money.