RICH LIST: English players dominate top Premier League earners

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney is the richest player in the Premier League.

The Old Trafford striker has been named as the richest player in the Premier League, with wages in the region of £250,000 and sponsorship deals with the likes of Nike and HarperCollins.

Interestingly, the rich list released by is dominated by English players.


1. Wayne Rooney Manchester United £45m

2. Samuel Eto'o Chelsea £39m

3. Rio Ferdinand Manchester United £37m

4. Frank Lampard Chelsea £31m

5. John Terry Chelsea £29m

6. Steven Gerrard Liverpool £29m

7. Ryan Giggs Manchester United £27m

8. Fernando Torres Chelsea £26m

9. Yaya Toure Manchester City £25m

10. Sergio Aguero Manchester City £24m

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