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Footballers’ salaries will never not be controversial. Even the lowest-paid Premier League players will earn more in a week than what many of us earn in a year.
And with Alexis SánchezAlexis Sánchez finally putting an end to his protracted transfer saga this week, joining Manchester United from Arsenal, he became the best-ever paid player in Premier League history.
The Chilean international is reportedly being paid a whopping £500,000 each week.
With that in mind, we’ve had a look at the top ten highest paid players in England’s top flight, courtesy of data from the Press Association.
Watch the video above to find out just who makes the top ten – it will make you realise quite where the financial power lies in England.