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One Irishman Makes List Of Highest Earning Player At Each Premier League Club

One Irishman Makes List Of Highest Earning Player At Each Premier League Club
By PJ Browne
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Robbie Brady arrived at Burnley last month in a record transfer deal for the club. A fee which could reach £13 million broke the £10.5 million which Sean Dyche's side paid for Brady's fellow Ireland international Jeff Hendrick during the summer window.

Not only did Burnley pay more for Brady than had for a player previously, they also made him the highest paid player at the club.


According to a list compiled by The Times of the highest earning players at each Premier League club, Brady is paid somewhere between £30,000 and £35,000 a week by the Lancashire side, making him the lowest paid player on the list. That is actually considerably less than the £50,000 per week which Aston Villa were reportedly willing to offer Brady if he had signed for them in January.

The majority of players on the list are strikers - no surprise there really.

Wayne Rooney is the highest earner on £300,000 per week. Man City duo Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero are next on £240,000 a week.

Highest earning players at each Premier League club

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

See Also: West Brom Assistant Manager Explains Why James McClean Is No Longer First Choice


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