Kevin De Bruyne and the other highest earning midfielders in the Premier League revealed
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Kevin De Bruyne has topped the list of highest-paid midfielders currently playing in the Premier League.
De Bruyne helped Manchester City to Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League glory last season.
City dominated on all fronts to become only the second side in history to achieve a historic treble.
The Belgium international immediately connected with Erling Haaland, registering 13 assists for the City striker alone.
De Bruyne will go down as one of the all-time great Premier League midfielders, and his wage reflects that. The 31-year-old is the highest-paid midfielder in the division, earning £400,000 per week at City. But who are the other highest earners in his position?
Raheem Sterling left City last summer after winning four Premier League titles during his seven years at the club, and while things might not have gone according to plan on the pitch, they have worked out alright off it.
Sterling was one of the first signings of the Todd Boehly era at Chelsea, and was given a five-year contract worth £325,000 per week.
Jack Grealish is more of a winger these days, but the 27-year-old holds a desire to play a little deeper than Pep Guardiola currently deploys him.
City activated the £100m release clause in his Aston Villa contract in the summer of 2021, and gave him a six-year deal worth £300,000 per week.
Taking home the same amount on the other side of Manchester is Manchester United midfielder Casemiro, who arrived from Real Madrid last summer.
The 31-year-old has five Champions League winner's medals from his time in Spain, but fancied a new challenge - and a bigger salary - at Old Trafford.
Bruno Fernandes made an instant impact when he joined United in 2020, and two years later he was handed a contract extension that boosted his wage to £240,000 per week.
Back over at the Etihad Stadium, Phil Foden recently signed a new contract that more than doubled his previous salary.
Foden's rise from academy to first team has been remarkable, a journey recognised with a five-year, £225,000 per week deal.
City teammate Rodri is just behind him in the salary stakes with £220,000 per week, while rounding out the Premier League top ten are Arsenal's Thomas Partey and Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara, who are both earning £200,000 per week.