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TOP 10 highest paid Manchester City players

Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City celebrates with teammates Rodrigo, Benjamin Mendy and Kevin De Bruyne after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium on November 28, 2020 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors.

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Football is considered to be the biggest sport in the world and therefore a lot of money is being invested into developing it. The passing year and the pandemic had its effect on the footballing world. However, footballers continue to earn huge amount salaries.

Manchester City is the 6th richest club in the world, according to Deloitte 2021 Football Money League rankings via Goal. The highest-paid player at City is Kevin De Bruyne.

Here is the top 10 list of highest-paid players at City as per

10. Ruben Dias

  • Age – 23
  • Position – defender
  • Annual salary -£6,000,000

Ruben Dias joined Manchester City in 2020, during the summer transfer window.  During this season he has made 34 appearances in which he has scored 1 goal.

9. Riyad Mahrez

Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez
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  • Age – 30
  • Position – winger
  • Annual salary -£6,240,000

Mahrez has been with City since 2018, as he joined them from Leicester City. During this season he has made 32 appearances in which he has scored 7 goals and provided 4 assists.

8. Aymeric Laporte

  • Age – 26
  • Position – defender
  • Annual salary -£6,240,000

Laporte joined Manchester City in 2018 from Athletic Bilbao. During this season he has made overall 16 appearances in which he has scored one goal. He missed several games due to injuries and COVID19.

7. Rodri

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  • Age – 24
  • Position – midfielder
  • Annual salary -£6,300,000

Rodri signed for Pep Guardiola’s side in 2019 from Atletico Madrid. So far he has made 35 appearances in which he has scored one goal and provided 3 asissts.

6. Ilkay Gundogan

  • Age – 30
  • Position – midfielder
  • Annual salary -£7,280,000

Gundogan joined Premier League side Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund in 2016. So far this season he has made 28 appearances this season in which he has scored 13 goals and provided 3 assists.

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