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 RooneyManchester United £45m

2. Samuel Eto'oChelsea £39m

3. Rio FerdinandManchester United £37m

4. Frank LampardChelsea £31m

5. John TerryChelsea £29m

6. Steven GerrardLiverpool £29m

7. Ryan GiggsManchester United £27m

8. Fernando TorresChelsea £26m

9. Yaya ToureManchester City £25m

10. Sergio AgueroManchester City £24m

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