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