De Bruyne sees Manchester City’s highest salary but still loses to two in the Premier League; see top 10

This Wednesday (7), Manchester City has announced the renewal of the contract for striker Kevin De Bruyne until 2025. With the extension of the bond, the 29-year-old Belgian also saw his salary rise. According to the English daily “Daily Mail“, he will receive about £ 300,000 a week (R $ 2.3 million, in current figures), which makes him the highest paid athlete in the current squad of Citzens.

However, the generous amount of wages still does not put it at the top of the highest wages in the Premier League. In front of De Bruyne, there are still Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, from Arsenal, and goalkeeper David De Gea, of the archrival, Manchester United. This is because while the Gabonese receives 350 thousand pounds (R $ 2.7 million), the Spanish earns 375 thousand pounds, about R $ 2.89 million.

See below the Top 10 of the highest salaries in the Premier League:

1st – David De Gea (Manchester United) – 375 thousand pounds (R $ 2.89 million)

2nd – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) – 350 thousand pounds (R $ 2.7 million)

3rd – Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – 300 thousand pounds (R $ 2.3 million)

4th – Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – 275 thousand pounds (R $ 2.1 million)

5th – Paul Pogba (Manchester United) – 270 thousand pounds (R $ 2 million)

6th – Anthony Martial (Manchester United) – 250 thousand pounds (R $ 1.9 million)

7th – Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) – 220 thousand pounds (R $ 1.6 million)

8º – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 220 thousand pounds (R $ 1.6 million)

9º – Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) – 190 thousand pounds (R $ 1.46 million)

10th – Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – 180 thousand pounds (R $ 1.38 million).

De Bruyne has played more than 250 games for the club since leaving the club. Wolfsburg, in 2015. He is, this season, on his way to winning his third Premier League title and was captain of the team in the 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund, in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.

The midfielder said his connection with Pep Guardiola, who signed a new contract at the beginning of the season, was one of the main reasons for extending his stint at Etihad.

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