Shearer: Top stars deserve big money

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Alan Shearer has insisted top players deserve their huge salaries just as much as other entertainers.

The former Newcastle and England skipper has no problem with the Barclays Premier League´s superstars picking up six-figure weekly pay packets, although he does have concerns over the wage demands of some of their less gifted counterparts.

The 37-year-old said: "Players are entertaining the public and I see other entertainers getting a lot more money than footballers do. If you are very, very good at your job, you should be well rewarded. I have not got a problem with that."

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