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5 biggest fines handed out to players in the Premier League

Arjun Singh Devgan
Harry Kane was fined two weeks wages by Tottenham Hotspur at the start of the season
Harry Kane was fined two weeks wages by Tottenham Hotspur at the start of the season / Marc Atkins/GettyImages
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Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku is set to be fined a staggering £325,000 following his controversial interview to Sky Italia and while the star has since apologised, Thomas Tuchel confirmed that they would still fine the 28-year-old.

While the amount handed out to the Belgian is massive, we take a look at five of the biggest fines handed out to players in the Premier League.

1. Harry Kane - £400,000

Harry Kane
Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Carabao Cup Semi Final First Leg / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

A surprise name in Harry Kane tops the list, considering that he is known for his professionalism and excellence on the field. However, the striker was reported to fined two weeks wages after refusing to return to training with Tottenham Hotspur at the beginning of the season.

This remains the heaviest fine handed out to a player in the Premier League.

2. Romelu Lukaku - £325,000

Romelu Lukaku
Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Carabao Cup Semi Final First Leg / Chloe Knott - Danehouse/GettyImages

The most recent entrant on the list is Romelu Lukaku who is set to be fined £325,000 after giving a controversial interview to Sky Italia, where he expressed unhappiness at life at Chelsea.

The Belgian though has had talks with Thomas Tuchel and despite everything being cleared, he will still have to shell out a staggering amount.

3. John Terry - £220,000

John Terry
John Terry Found Not Guilty For Alleged Racial Abuse Against Anton Ferdinand / Bethany Clarke/GettyImages

John Terry was asked to shell out £220,000 by the FA despite being cleared by the court of racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender, Anton Ferdinand.

The amount was the highest fine handed to player in England at the time.

4. Alan Pardew - £160,000

Alan Pardew, David Meyler
Hull City v Newcastle United - Premier League / Tony Marshall/GettyImages

The only manager on the list, Alan Pardew had headbutted Hull City's, David Meyler while in charge of Newcastle United - after the player had pushed him out of the way at the touchline.

The manager was fined £100,000 by his club, with the FA adding another £60,000 to his fine, while also banning him from the touchline for seven games.

5. Roy Keane - £150,000

Roy Keane, Sylvain Legwinski
Roy Keane, Sylvain Legwinski / Phil Cole/GettyImages

Roy Keane was known for his tenacity on the pitch and he found himself in trouble of it when he revealed in his autobiography that he had purposely injured Alf-Inge Haaland in an act of revenge during a Manchester derby in 2001.

The FA took immediate action, fining him £150,000 and handing him a five-match ban.

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