4. Mesut Özil
Pay: £306,250 weekly ($20.9 million annually)
Contract: Three-year deal worth £63.7 million ($83.1 million).
Second on the list is Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil, who is believed to make $20.9 million annually. Özil is one of the most well-respected and expensive German players in history however, the midfielder announced last month that he would be retiring from the German national team citing "racism and disrespect."
1. Alexis Sanchez
Pay: £315,000 weekly ($21.5 million annually)
Team: Manchester United
Contract: Four-year deal worth £81.9 million ($106.9 million).
United employs three of the five highest-paid players in the Premier League: Alexis Sanchez, Pogba and Lukaku. The Chilean topped the list as the highest-paid player in the Premier League, with an estimated earnings of $21.5 million.
The former Arsenal player, Sanchez would be keen to revive his form after a rather subdued start to his career at Old Trafford.