6. Tottenham – £109m
Spurs qualified for the UCL football on the final day of the last season. This helped them to attract some quality players. The highest-paid player in the team is Harry Kane, who gets paid £200,000 per week. Star player Heung-Min Son earns £192,000 per week.
5. Arsenal – £110m
Arsenal were smart in the transfer market and have assembled a good young squad. They are on track to life the Premier League trophy and will be keen to continue that form. The highest player in the club is Gabriel Jesus, with a weekly salary of £265,000. They have a young squad with a decent wage cap.
4. Liverpool – £164m
Liverpool have a star-studded squad and the highest-paid of them is Mohamed Salah, who earns £350,000 per week. Van Dijk and Thiago are the second and third highest-paid players with £200k per week. Winter signing Cody Gakpo earns a wage of £120k per week.
3. Manchester City – £183m
Defending champions Manchester City have proved time and again that they are one of the best teams in the world. The highest-paid player in their team is Belgian playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, who earns a weekly wage of £400,000. Last summer signing Erling Haaland, who has taken the league by storm, gets £375,000 per week.
2. Manchester United – £211m
When it comes to player wages, the Red Devils are spending a remarkable £211m/annually on their illustrious squad. The highest-paid player in their team after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo is David De Gea, who earns a weekly wage of £375,000. Sancho and Varane are the second and third highest-paid players with a weekly wage of £350,000 and £340,000 respectively.
1. Chelsea – £212m
Graham Potter’s side is in trouble now after early cup exits and poor league standing, even after spending a hefty amount of money on transfers and wages. Their highest-paid player is Raheem Sterling with a weekly wage of £325,000, which translates to about 17m yearly. They also have 32 first-team players, which is second highest in the league after Nottingham Forest.