Surprisingly, 32years old new Arsenal signing Willian who has left a Champions league club for an Europa league club has now join the list of Premier league best paid players. The Brazilian has secured a huge pay figure at Arsenal after signing a three years contract.
Arsenal tried all efforts to sign the winger on a free transfer giving him a lucrative deal worth about £220,000k a week. Adding bonuses and other payments in the three years deal, the contract will rise to £220,000k that is £35m in three years.
Despite being 32years now, the deal will place him as the ninth best paid players in the premier league list. Surprisingly, the contract will see him earn more Liverpool’s top three earners of Salah[£200,000k], Mane[£200,000k] and Firmino[£180,000k].
Willian contract now sees him surpass those three players despite signing only a three years deal.
Willian is now set to be receiving £10.6m annually at Arsenal until he clocks 35years. His contract also made sure he earns more than Premier league best defender Virgil Van Dijk who earns £170,000k.
Manchester United David De Gea tops the list with a £375,000 a week, Paul Pogba £300,000 a week, Anthony Martial £250,000 a week, Marcus Rashford £200,00 a week.
Manchester City top earners include De Bruyne £350,000 a week, Sterling £300,000 and Aguero £240,000 a week.
Surprisingly at Arsenal, Willian will now earner more than Aubameyang who earns £200,000k.
Willian will earn more than Harry Kane who is tenth in the list of top earners. Mesut Ozil of Arsenal is the top earned at the gunners with a £350,000k a week salary.