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The Highest Paid Premier League Strikers Have Been Revealed, Some Earn Way Too Much

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The Highest Paid Premier League Strikers Have Been Revealed, Some Earn Way Too Much

Erling Haaland is set to be the Premier League's second best paid striker, after his move from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City was made official.

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On Monday, Haaland gave his first interview as a City player, and was seen in the shirt for the first time, with the Norwegian revealing that Riyad Mahrez helped convince him to move to the Etihad Stadium.

The former Dortmund forward is expected to hit the ground running considering the incredible scoring rate he's had in his career to date.

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At just £52 million, the 21-year-old is a relative steal for the Premier League champions, and is costing a lot less than rivals Liverpool are paying for Darwin Nunez.

However, the two players' wages will certainly put them closer together, when it comes to overall cost, with Haaland set to be the league's second highest earning striker, according to Spotrac.

15. Fabio Silva - Wolves - £80,000-per-week

= Gabriel Jesus - Manchester City - £90,000-per-week

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13. Richarlison - Everton - £90,000-per-week

Richarlison has been linked with a move away from Everton. Image: Alamy
Richarlison has been linked with a move away from Everton. Image: Alamy

12. Diogo Jota - Liverpool - £90,385-per-week

11. Raul Jimenez - Wolves - £100,000-per-week

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=. Christian Benteke - Crystal Palace - £120,000-per-week

9. Danny Ings - Aston Villa - £120,000-per-week

8. Jamie Vardy - Leicester City - £140,000-per-week

Vardy is one of the top earning strikers. Image: Alamy
Vardy is one of the top earning strikers. Image: Alamy
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7. Roberto Firmino - Liverpool - £180,000-per-week

6. Harry Kane - Tottenham Hotspur - £200,000-per-week

5. Anthony Martial - Manchester United - £250,000-per-week

4. Timo Werner - Chelsea - £272,000-per-week

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3. Romelu Lukaku - Chelsea - £325,000-per-week

Lukaku's form has hardly warranted his huge contract. Image: Alamy
Lukaku's form has hardly warranted his huge contract. Image: Alamy

2. Erling Haaland - Manchester City - £375,000-per-week

1. Cristiano Ronaldo - Manchester United - £510,000-per-week

Ronaldo is the highest paid player in the league. Image: Alamy
Ronaldo is the highest paid player in the league. Image: Alamy

The list only includes considered out-and-out strikers, rather than the likes of Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min, who are counted more as 'forwards.'

Will Haaland be worth the money at City and can he hit the ground running?

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Erling Haaland, Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Premier League, Manchester City

Ryan Sidle
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