Manchester United

5 highest-paid Manchester United players

Arjun Singh Devgan
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Despite their struggles on the pitch, Manchester United are still one of the biggest clubs in the world, with the Red Devils having a fan following around the globe. The Red Devils' wage bill is the highest in the Premier League, with reports stating that it comes at more than £226 million-per-year.

Here, we take a look at the five highest-paid players at the club.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo - £510,000-a-week

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo completed a sensational return to Manchester United after a gap of 12 years earlier in the summer and his wages are that one that shows how valuable he is in the sport.

The 36-year-old earns a staggering £510,000-a-week and he has already lived up to his reputation by scoring six goals in nine games in all competitions so far.

2. David de Gea - £375,000-a-week

David de Gea
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David de Gea has struggled over the past two seasons, but he has seen an upturn in form this season, with the Spaniard looking like he is returning back to his best.

The 30-year-old signed a new four-year contract with the club in 2019, which made him the highest-paid player at Old Trafford before the arrival of Ronaldo earlier in the summer.

3. Jadon Sancho - £350,000-a-week

Jadon Sancho
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United finally got their man in Jadon Sancho in the summer after pursuing him for more than a year, with the youngster signing a five-year deal and agreeing to wages at a staggering £350,000-a-week.

However, it has not been plain sailing for the 21-year-old at Old Trafford as he has struggled to make an impact so far, failing to register a single assist or score a goal in his 11 appearances for them.

4. Paul Pogba - £290,000-a-week

Paul Pogba
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Paul Pogba was a signed for a then world-record fee in 2016, but he has endured a mixed time at the club, with inconsistency plaguing him at Old Trafford.

The Frenchman who earns £290,000-a-week has been linked with a move away from the club and is currently stalling on signing a new deal. It will be interesting to see whether he chooses to remain at the club come next season.

5. Edinson Cavani - £250,000-a-week

Edinson Cavani
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Edinson Cavan was signed on a free transfer in the 2020/21 season and impressed enough for the management to extend his contract by another year.

The Uruguayan who scored 17 goals in his debut season, has struggled for gametime following the arrival of Ronaldo and he could look to make a move away come the summer.

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