EPL stands for English Premier League and it is the most followed league in the world. I won’t miss a chance of watching English Premier League. The EPL is telecasted over 10 months into 730 million homes. A total of 3037 million people watch and follow the league which proves the love of people towards EPL. Every team wants to be competitive. So the owners are always ready to invest a lot of money for the players. Top class players earn more money. That is a universal law. Better is your game, higher is your earning.
Here I have made a list of top 10 highest paid EPL players of the world 2017 and counted them down from 10 to 1. Go through the list to know more about the players.
Table of Page Contents
- 10. RAHEEM STERLING – MANCHESTER CITY
- 9. DAVID DE GEA – MANCHESTER UNITED
- 8. MESUT OZIL – ARSENAL
- 7. DAVID SILVA – MAN CITY
- 6. EDEN HAZARD – CHELSEA
- 5. YAYA TOURE – MAN CITY
- 4. SERGIO AGUERO – MAN CITY
- 3. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC – MAN UNITED
- 2. WAYNE ROONEY – MAN UNITED
- 1. PAUL POGBA – MAN UNITED
Here is the list of Top 10 Highest Paid EPL Players in The World
10. RAHEEM STERLING – MANCHESTER CITY
Raheem Shaquille Sterling was born on 8 December 1994 in Kingston, Jamaica. He plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Manchester City and England. He is also a former player of Liverpool. He has represented England in under 16, 17, 19 and 21 categories. In 2014 he received the Golden Boy award. He is very well known for his dribbling skills and pace. In August 2016, he won Premier league player of the month. He earns 185k pounds a week.
9. DAVID DE GEA – MANCHESTER UNITED
David De Gea Quintana was born on 7 November 1990 in Madrid, Spain. He is a pro goalkeeper and plays for Manchester United and the National team of Spain. He is also considered as one of the best goalkeepers at present. He is known for his nerve, composure and self confidence. He is continuously praised and supported by former goalkeepers. He also played for Spain’s under 17 team and helped them to win 2007 European Championship and finished as runners up in 2007 world cup. He is considered to be the successful successor of Iker Casillas. He earns 185,000 pounds a week.
8. MESUT OZIL – ARSENAL
Mesut Ozil was born on 15th October 1988 in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany. He is an attacking midfielder who plays for Arsenal and national squad of Germany. He is also a former player of Schalke 04, Werder Bremen and Real Madrid. He has also played for U19 and U21 German national team. He is a quick and creative player who is technically sound. He has a very good control, movement, passing range and very accurate crossing ability. He earns 190k pounds a week.
7. DAVID SILVA – MAN CITY
David Josue Jimenez Silva was born on 8th January 1986 in Arguineguin, Spain. He plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Manchester city and Spanish national football squad. He is a former player of Valencia, Eiber and Celta. He is a left footed player. He is technically sound. He is agile, talented player with good dribbling skills. He has good composure, vision, accuracy and the ability to read the game and control its tempo. He earns 200k pounds a week.
6. EDEN HAZARD – CHELSEA
Eden Michael Hazard was born in La Louviere, Belgium on 7 January, 1991. He plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Chelsea and Belgium. He is widely acknowledged for his speed, creativity and technical abilities. He has played for Lille also. He is also said to be one of the best players of the world for his excellent passing abilities. He is a player who can use both feet. His pace is astonishing and his technical ability is mesmerizing. It is very difficult to take the ball from him for his opponents and he has all the qualities to become the best player of the world. He earns 220k pounds a week.
5. YAYA TOURE – MAN CITY
Gnegneri Yaya Toure was born on 13th May, 1983 in Bouake, Ivory Coast. He is a midfielder in Man City and Ivory Coast. He is a former player of Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos, Monaco and Barcelona. He is the captain of his national side. He is a versatile and complete midfielder and keeps changing between offensive and defensive stances. He is also known for his stamina and pace and is called ‘human train’ and a ‘colossus’. He has a good speed, vision, passing range and good control. He earns 240,000 a week. He is amongst the world’s Top 10 Highest Paid EPL Players 2017.
4. SERGIO AGUERO – MAN CITY
Sergio Leonel Aguero was born in 2nd June 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a striker in Man City and Argentina national football team. He is a former player of Independiente and Atletico Madrid. He has a very good vision, tactical intelligence and passing ability. His pace, positioning, technique and goal scoring ability are very widely acknowledged. He is sharp, clever, agile and powerful. He can strike using both feet and is sound in dribbling skills and close control. He earns 240k pounds a week.
3. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC – MAN UNITED
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born on 3rd October 1981 in Malmo, Sweden. He is a striker who plays for Man United and Swedish national team. He is a former player of Malmo FF, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, Milan and Paris Saint Germain. Zlatan is tall, quick and agile. He has good aerial abilities. He has a very good goal scoring abilities and strikes the ball powerfully and is very aggressive. He is also very acrobatic and considers Brazilian legend Ronaldo as his idol. He earns 250k pounds a week.
2. WAYNE ROONEY – MAN UNITED
Wayne Mark Rooney was born on 24 October 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool, England. He plays as a forward, midfielder for Man United and England national side. He is a former player of Everton. He is energetic, creative and technically sound. Though he is short compared to others, he has very good aerial skills. He is versatile and can play anywhere along the front line. He has a very good vision and passing ability. He is an accurate finisher and superb powerful striker of the ball. He can score from volleys, inside and outside penalty area. He has a high stamina, work rate and dedication. He earns 260,000 pounds a week.
1. PAUL POGBA – MAN UNITED
Paul Labile Pogba was born on 15 March 1993 in Lagny-sur-Marne, France. He plays as a midfielder for Man United and the national side of France. He is a former player of Juventus. He can play as an attacker as well as a defender. He is powerful, creative, skilful and technically sound. He can strike the ball very powerfully and accurately and has very good aerial capabilities. His dribbling skills and pace are very widely acknowledged. He earns 290,000 pounds a week.
The players in this list are very well known for their game play all around the world. Some are best scorers, some best goalkeepers and others best defenders. They are the only people who can earn so much in EPL. Without any of these people a team will be like a handicapped body. The owners would pay the more if they perform well it seems. This completes my list of Top 10 Highest Paid EPL Players in The World 2017. I hope you enjoyed. Have a nice day.