Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney put pen to paper on a blockbuster new five-year contract with the reigning Premier League champions last night, confirming his status as one of the division's marquee players.
Rooney's contract is reportedly worth a whopping £300,000-a-week for the next half-a-decade, but where does that leave the rest of the Premier League's star names in terms of possessing a pay packet to match their prowess on the pitch?
The likes of Luis Suarez, Robin van Persie and Eden Hazard all take home quite frightening weekly salaries and all feature in our top 10 countdown of the Premier League's highest earners as we speak.
Here GMS, with the help of figures provided by The Mirror, will profile each member of the top 10 wage earners in English football and how long those money-spinning contracts are set to last.
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