David Moyes’ Manchester United team might be floundering in the title race but Rooney’s Old Trafford pals also make the top 10 for high-earning footballers – Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick and winger Ashley Young.
The list was produced by Wealth-X.
PREMIER LEAGUE’S RICH LIST TOP 10:
1 Wayne Rooney (£45m)
2 Rio Ferdinand (£37m)
3 Frank Lampard (£31m)
6 Joe Cole (£22m)
7 Ashley Cole (£20m)
8 Michael Carrick (£16m)
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