20 Highest Paid Football Players In 2016

19. David Silva

David Silva Earned £12 Million In 2015/2016
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Total Earnings in Season 2015/16: £12 Million

Spanish midfielder David Silva is the second of four Manchester City players in this top 20. The financial powerhouse of the Premier League are clearly showing their strength through mega salaries.

Silva pockets an extra £1 million in salary compared to his team mate Nasri, and also takes another extra £1 million from his partnership with Adidas. Nasri might be feeling a bit hard done by.

A one-time Manchester rival to Silva who now earns his keep in the top Turkish league is up next in our countdown.