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Marcus Rashford Enters Top Ten Highest-Paid Premier League Players After Penning Lucrative Manchester United Deal

Marcus Rashford Enters Top Ten Highest-Paid Premier League Players After Penning Lucrative Manchester United Deal

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has stormed into the top ten highest earners in the Premier League.

The Manchester-born talent, 21, penned a new deal and will now earn £250,000 per week in his new contract.

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And talkSPORT used research from Spotrac to figure out who some of the top earners are in English football.

Rashford now features in the top ten along with fellow United teammates Alexis Sánchez, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial.

Posted below are the 26 highest earners in the Premier League.

=21. Javier Hernández: £7,280,000 per year

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=21. Heung-Min Son

=21. İlkay Gündoğan

=21. James Milner

=21. Jordan Henderson

=21. Jamie Vardy

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=16. Fernandinho: £7,800,000 per year

=16. Raheem Sterling

=16. N'Golo Kanté

=16. Kepa Arrizabalaga

=16. Henrikh Mkhitaryan

15. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: £8,190,000 per year

14. David Silva: £8,320,000 per year

13. Virgil van Dijk: £8,580,000 per year

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11. Romelu Lukaku: £9,360,000 per year

11. Roberto Firmino

10. Alexandre Lacazette: £9,466,673 per year

=7. Harry Kane: £10,400,000 per year

=7. David de Gea

=7. Mohamed Salah

6. Marcus Rashford: £12,000,000 per year

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5. Anthony Martial: £13,000,000 per year

4. Mesut Özil: £13,975,000 per year

3. Paul Pogba: £15,080,000 per year

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2. Alexis Sánchez: £16,380,000 per year

1. Kevin De Bruyne: £16,683,333 per year

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Rashford, who made his senior United debut at the age of 18, admitted that he was thrilled with committing his future to the club on Monday.

"This club has shaped me, both as a player and as a person," the England international said.

"So it is such a privilege every time I get the opportunity to wear the shirt.

"Manchester United has been everything in my life since I arrived here at the age of seven.

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"I will be giving everything I have to help get this club back to where it belongs and deliver the success that our fans deserve."

And United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær called Rashford "one of the most talented English players of his generation."

Surprised with any of the names featured on the Premier League's top earners?

Let us know in the comments.

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Topics: Football News, Anthony Martial, Football, Manchester United, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, red devils, Premier League, Marcus Rashford, Kevin de Bruyne

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

 

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