REVEALED: The Premier League’s ten highest paid players: Man United star blows away Mesut Ozil and Sergio Aguero

A recent piece in the Daily Mail has revealed the ten highest paid players currently plying their trade in the Premier League. All the names involved are as you’d expect, and there are no major surprises, though it may surprise a few to learn exactly which one player is earning the most ahead of some serious talent, that are not only in better form, but just sheer better players, too. See who’s earning the most below, all estimated figures pre-tax. Sums may vary according to bonus payments. 10. John Terry…

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Top 10 highest paid players: Man United man tops the list, while Chelsea star sits fourth

While a player’s success is often dependent on whether they manage to justify the transfer fee that was paid to bring them to their respective clubs, their lucrative contracts can also provide an insight into whether they can be considered a success or a big-money flop. The Daily Mail have reported the eye-watering wages of the top ten highest paid players in the Premier League, which is unsurprisingly made up solely of stars from sides that finished in the top four last season. Here is the top ten: 10. John…

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FIFA 16 player ratings 20-1: Former Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool stars keep Eden Hazard out of top five

The FIFA 16 ratings for the very best players in the world have been released this week, and having gone from 50-21, here is the list that everyone has been waiting for, the top 20 players in the world: 20. Philipp Lahm  The Bayern Munich man continues to guide the Bundesliga side to success, and was the captain as Germany went on to win last year’s World Cup. 19. Luka Modric  For all their attacking flair, it is the control and consistency that the former Tottenham man has brought that…

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PSG line up Man City star as alternative to Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo

Paris Saint Germain are said to be preparing a move for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero as an alternative to La Liga megastars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the Metro. However, it will come as a shock to City fans to learn that Aguero is PSG’s ‘plan B’, with Le Parisien reporting that he could be a replacement for iconic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swede has been linked with an exit from the Parc des Princes this summer, and the club believe that Aguero would represent an ideal…

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Real Madrid plot raid on Premier League goal machine and clear path for Benzema to join Arsenal

Arsenal may have been handed a boost in their reported pursuit of Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, after the Metro reported that Los Blancos’ president Florentino Perez was considering the possibility of selling him this summer. The La Liga giants are happy to let the 27-year-old leave the Bernabeu during this window, but only if they manage to lure Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero back to the Spanish capital, four years after the Argentinian left Atletico, the Metro report. Perez considers the current holder of the Premier League’s golden boot as an…

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Man City vs Chelsea confirmed line-ups: Asmir Begovic set for first start, but Oscar misses out

Following Chelsea’s lacklustre display against Swansea, and Manchester City’s impressive performance against West Brom, today’s game at the Etihad is being touted as a real indicator of who will dictate the pace of this year’s Premier League. Jose Mourinho was already without Thibaut Courtois for the clash – after the Belgian’s appeal against his red card on the opening day was unsuccessful – but Brazilian playmaker Oscar is also out due to a knock he received in training. Former Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic is set to make his first start for…

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Analysis – Does departing Dzeko deserve hero status?

Edin Dzeko looks set to be ending his four and-a-half year stay at Manchester City as he prepares to join Roma for £14m – a little over half the fee that was paid to bring him to England from Wolfsburg in January 2011. He has played an invaluable part in two title triumphs and has contributed to successes in both domestic cups, but one is tempted to conclude that he has not quite received the attention to reflect his achievements. Of course, one clear reason for that is the presence of the…

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Arsenal handed boost in Karim Benzema pursuit as Real Madrid line up replacement

Community Shield winners Arsenal could be set for a major boost in their hopes of landing Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, after the Daily Express reported that Los Blancos had lined up a replacement for the Frenchman. According to the Express, Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero is the man that the Spanish giants want to lead their forward line next season. Having often played with a lone striker, signing the Argentinian would suggest that Rafa Benitez is willing to let Benzema move on while his value is at its highest,…

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Top ten highest paid players in world football: former Sunderland striker prepares to sign £227,000 a week deal

According to the Daily Mirror, former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is close to agreeing a deal to join Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. Should he sign, the Mirror suggest he will earn a staggering £227,000 a week, which would make him the eighth highest earning footballer in the world. READ MORE: (Images) David de Gea smiles during Man United training session but hides in his car Revealed: Memphis Depay to wear cursed number at Man United Man United stopper Victor Valdes rejects offer to join Valencia Here is the…

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(Video) Arsenal keeper David Ospina performs STUNNING double save in Copa America clash

News this week has been dominated by Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is on the verge of linking up with Arsenal. READ MORE: Arsenal Transfer News Juventus agree to sell Arsenal target to top European club Arsenal and Chelsea urged to splash £25m on new Paul Pogba Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been concerned lately that his lack of a truly world class shot stopper is hindering his side’s title aspirations. However, an occurrence on Friday night from the Copa America may pique the Frenchman’s interest. Arsenal stopper David Ospina is…

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The Premier League’s best forward trios EVER: Surprising name at the top

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The Daily Mirror have taken the 20 teams that have spent the most seasons in the Premier League, and put together a list of who they deem to be their top three strikers from down the years. READ MORE: Alexis Sanchez on international duty Diego Simeone says Man United can have striker Six key battles for Premier League’s opening weekend Let us know whether you agree with their selections:     20) West Brom – Peter Odemwingie, Geoff Horsfield, Robbie Earnshaw This poll has arguably come a little too early…

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Six key battles on the Premier League’s opening day that may shape the season

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Following the announcement of the 2015/16 Premier League fixture list, fans of the 20 clubs set to sit at the top table of English football next season will already be predicting how their campaign looks set to turn out. READ MORE: Arsenal man on verge of departure David De Gea delays Real Madrid move Chelsea target suggests move is complete The opening day will often set the tone for how the year will pan out, so all the managers will be desperate to see their side collect three points. Here…

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Five Premier League stars more worthy of £50m fee than Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling

With news surfacing that Liverpool are set to reject Manchester City’s £40m bid for Raheem Sterling because they are holding out for them to reach the magic £50m mark, we thought it would be an idea to look at five of the Premier League’s top talents more worthy of that fee that he. READ MORE: Liverpool to rival Man United for Firmino Premier League side bids for Carlos Tevez Liverpool chase Championship wonderkid It’s not to say that Sterling is a bad player, far from it, but being young and…

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Sergio Aguero wants to stay at Man City for ‘the next few years’

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Manchester City fans are able to breathe a sigh of relief after striker Sergio Aguero confirmed that he is not looking to leave anytime soon, according to Goal.com. READ MORE: Manchester City News and Goals The Argentine international has been a target for Real Madrid recently, fuelling speculation that he could be on his way out of the Etihad in the coming weeks. However, in the exclusive interview with Goal, he revealed his true feelings for the club, and even gave a huge hint over where he sees himself for…

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Top ten players with the highest transfer values: surprise Premier League name makes the top two

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Now the season is over, many football fans will be excited at the prospect of the summer transfer window, hoping that their club can negotiate an absolute bargain that is going to propel them up the table. However, they will also be cautious to avoid splashing the cash on a player that will end up on the scrapheap in 12 months’ time, discarded as a flop. The Football Observatory have compiled a list that may give a better idea of the true value of the very best players from across the…

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Rafael Benitez clashes with Real Madrid president five days after appointment

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Real Madrid managers are famed for having particularly short lifespans in the Bernabeu dugout, but new manager Rafael Benitez won’t have done his chances of a lengthy tenure any good whatsoever… READ MORE: Manchester City News and Goals According to the Daily Mirror, the former Liverpool boss – who was appointed on a three-year deal five days ago, The Telegraph reported – has already had a disagreement with club president Florentino Perez about the transfer policy. The Mirror suggest that both men have pinpointed a striker as the man they wish…

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Top ten Premier League players of the season: including four Chelsea stars

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Here is a look at the top ten players in the Premier League, as decided by The Telegraph. Unsurprisingly, Chelsea – who clinched their fourth title since the competition began in 1992 – dominate the list with four names. Meanwhile, a certain Tottenham man is the only name on the list to come from a club outside the top four. Here is the list in full:   10- Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) The little magician adapted wonderfully to being deployed slightly deeper in Arsenal’s midfield, and providing an experienced head to…

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Real Madrid told to make make world record bid for Premier League striker

Spanish giants Real Madrid have been told that they will need to smash their own transfer record if they hope to land Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero this summer, according to reports in The Sun. READ MORE: Manchester City Transfer News With the future of Karim Benzema still up in the air in the Spanish capital, Real are said to be looking into the possibility bringing in Aguero to the Bernabeu in the upcoming transfer window. However, City aren’t keen on cashing in on Aguero, though, and can demand whatever…

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ADL’s Premier League team of the season: three Chelsea stars and Leicester hero

Now the Premier League has reached its conclusion, it’s time to reflect on the best players from a campaign that saw Chelsea clinch their fourth crown since 2005, and said goodbye to Queens Park Rangers, Burnley, and Hull, who will all be playing in the Championship next year. Here is A Different League’s team of the season: GK- David De Gea The Spaniard was fantastic all year for Manchester United, and would be sorely missed should he move to Real Madrid in the summer. His shot-stopping is arguably the best…

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