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.
The Dutch defender will become the highest-paid player Liverpool ever with a £220,000-a-week deal.
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.
Liverpool's top earners:
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Virgil van Dijk - £220,000
Mohamed Salah - £200,000
Roberto Firmino - £180,000
Jordan Henderson - £140,000
James Milner - £140,000
Naby Keita - 120,000
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - £120,000
Adam Lallana - £110,000
Dejan Lovren - £100,000
Sadio Mane - £100,000
Joel Matip - £100,000
Fabinho - £100,000