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Virgil van Dijk Set To Become Highest-Paid Liverpool Player Ever With Whopping New Deal

Virgil van Dijk Set To Become Highest-Paid Liverpool Player Ever With Whopping New Deal

Virgil van Dijk is set to become the highest-paid player in Liverpool history after agreeing a reported £220,000-a-week deal.

Van Dijk, 28, will sign a five-year contract extension worth a staggering £57 million, according to widespread reports.

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Image: PA

The Dutch defender will become the highest-paid player Liverpool ever with a £220,000-a-week deal.

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It is also claimed that Paris Saint-Germain have expressed an interest in signing the star player, but Liverpool aren't concerned about him leaving Anfield.

Van Dijk currently earns a believed £180,000-a-week, though his wage will be increased once Liverpool secure their first ever Premier League title.

The £40,000 hike will see him move ahead of Mohamed Salah as the club's top earner. The Egyptian winger is on a £200,000-a-week deal.

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Roberto Firmino rakes in £180,000-a-week while Jordan Henderson and James Milner both earn £140,000-a-week.

Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Sadio Mane, Joel Matip and Fabinho are also on six-figure deals.

Star full-backs Andy Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold, however, earn a reported £50,000-a-week and £40,000-a-week, respectively.

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Liverpool's top earners:

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Virgil van Dijk - £220,000

Mohamed Salah - £200,000

Roberto Firmino - £180,000

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Jordan Henderson - £140,000

James Milner - £140,000

Naby Keita - 120,000

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - £120,000

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Adam Lallana - £110,000

Dejan Lovren - £100,000

Sadio Mane - £100,000

Joel Matip - £100,000

Fabinho - £100,000

(H/T Spotrac)

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Firmino, Football, Mane, Salah, Virgil Van Dijk

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.