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Aubameyang Now EPL Highest Paid Player after New Contract with Arsenal

Aubameyang Now EPL Highest Paid Player 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has put pen to paper on a new three year deal for Arsenal on Tuesday, ending speculations over his future.

His new contract has made him the highest paid player in the English Premier League.

The 31-year-old was previously on £200,000-per-week but his new contract will see that rise to over £350,000-per-week.

SunSport have revealed the Gabonese international has overtaken teammate Mesut Ozil on the rich list.

On the same level with Ozil is Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea who signed a bumper contract extension last September.

Nigerian Sketch presents to you the top ten list of the highest paid players in the EPL:

  1. Willian (Arsenal) £220,000-per-week
  2. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) £230,000-per-week
  3. Anthony Martial (Manchester United) £250,000-per-week
  4. Paul Pogba (Manchester United) £290,000-per-week
  5. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) £300,000-per-week
  6. Kai Havertz (Chelsea) £310,000-per-week
  7. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) £320,000-per-week

=2. David de Gea (Manchester United) £350,000-per-week

=2. Mesut Ozil (Arsenal) £350,000-per-week

  1. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) £350,000-per-week plus

Aubameyang helped lead Arsenal to FA Cup glory last season after a tough domestic campaign which saw them finish eighth.

After announcing his decision to stay, he explained: “I want to become an Arsenal legend, just like Thierry [Henry], [Ian Wright] Wrighty, [Tony] Adams and [Dennis] Bergkamp.

“I want to leave a legacy, this is where I belong. This is my family.

“Signing for this special club was never in doubt.

“I believe in Arsenal. We can achieve big things together. We have something exciting here and I believe the best is to come for Arsenal.”

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