Premier League: Take a look at the top highest-paid players 2019/20

Premier League: Take a look at the top highest-paid players 2019/20

As the transfer window grows busier by the day, English Premier League clubs now look at the financial impact of paying their players and if they really are getting value for their money.

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In some cases, it may be that annual earnings have to be increased to retain the best players and avoid them migrating to greener pastures.

It is interesting to note that Manchester United players dominate the list with four players included, while stars like Sadio Mane and Raheem Sterling fell short of making the top 10.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Eden Hazard was in fifth place earning £11.7 million (over R220 million) in the 2018/19 season before joining Real Madrid - right below fourth-placed Mesut Ozil, earning £13.9 million (around R221 million) annually.

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Premier League: Top 9 footballers' annual salary rankings 2019/20

In some cases it may be that annual earnings may have to be increased to retain the best players and avoid them migrating to greener pastures.

Here are the top nine players with the highest annual salaries in the league, according to Spotrac.

10. Romelu Lukaku — Manchester United

£9.36 million (R176 526 122)

9. Roberto Firmino — Liverpool

£9.36 million (R176 526 122)

8. Alexandre Lacazette — Arsenal

9.46 million (R178 437 925)

7. Harry Kane — Tottenham

£10.4 million (R196 159 280)

6. David De Gea — Manchester United

£10.4 million (R196 203 800)

5. Mohamed Salah — Liverpool

£10.4 million (R196 203 800)

4. Mesut Ozil — Arsenal

£13.9 million (R262 238 206)

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3. Paul Pogba — Manchester United

£15 million (R283 046 250)

2. Alexis Sanchez — Manchester United

£16.3 million (R307 426 150)

1. Kevin De Bruyne — Manchester CIty

£16.6 million (R313 084 300)

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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