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11 Highest-Paid African Stars In The Premier League


The Premier League is home to some of the brightest stars Africa has to offer, and their talents appear to be richly rewarded. Here are the 11 highest-paid players from the continent in the Premier League.

Click through the gallery above for images of the 11 highest-paid African stars in the Premier League, according to spotrac

Two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner Mohamed Salah unsurprisingly features as the league’s highest-paid African player. The Liverpool forward reportedly earns around €200 000 (R3.1 million) per week with the European champions, which is also the eighth-most for any player in England’s top-flight.

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Arsenal hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang follows closely behind in second place, with the Gabon international said to be earning an impressive €157 500 (R2.4 million) per week at the Emirates stadium.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Naby Keita join teammate Salah in the top five, with the former earning €150 000 (R2.3 million)* and the latter €120 000 (R1.8 million). The pair are separated by Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha who is the league’s fourth-highest-paid African with a weekly salary of €130 000 (R2 million).

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Manchester United’s Eric Bailly and Tottenham Hotspur right-back Serge Aurier both also feature in the top 10, which you can view in full by scrolling through the gallery above!

*Conflicting reports claim Mane earns €100 000 (R1.5 million) per week at Liverpool

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