The twenty players with the highest wages, after tax, in Europe.
Wayne Rooney is set to sign a new contract at Manchester United worth £86m over five years – or £300,000 per week.
The deal will make the England striker the best paid player in the history of the Premier League – but where does Rooney rank among the most handsomely paid footballers in Europe at the moment?
We count down the top 20:
19= Sergio Aguero, Manchester City: £4.8m
The Argentine is leading City’s quadruple charge – having bagged 22 goals in 23 appearances so far this season – and has already proved worth his weight in gold after scoring the goal to hand City their maiden Premier League title. But the man signed for £37m from Atletico Madrid is not the club’s best paid player, with one of his teammates earning over £1m per year more…