There is plenty of money floating around the world of football these days so it is no surprise the stars of the show take home a pretty penny.

But where there is a fruitful source of life, there are also parasites. Small creatures that cling onto that source and live off the rewards of others.

That may be a bit deep. We're just here for a bit of fun.

There are some figures in football that are currently taking home a pretty penny in exchange for very little in return.

Click through to take a look at these eight leeches of today's game.

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