De Gea, Pogba, Fernandes: Who are Man Utd's highest earners this season?

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Manchester United are one of the biggest names in world football - both on the pitch and off it.

As a global brand the club have a certain responsibility to keep their supporters happy by ensuring that only the best players are playing at Old Trafford.

But as we know, quality costs money.

If Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is serious about taking United back to the top of the game after a mixed few years, they'll need to make sure that they can compete with their rivals.

While the project of pushing towards a Premier League title is obviously a priority, it's key that they match their rivals financially as well.

United have always been big-spenders in the transfer market, with vast sums being paid on fees.

But if you look at the club's wage bill you can see that there's no pennies being spared there either.

Dean Henderson is a player who has attracted plenty of attention after two successful seasons with Sheffield United.

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Such have been the levels of his displays, he's being tipped to challenge David De Gea for the number one jersey this term.

Solskjaer has even made the decision to try and extend his contract, with reports from the Manchester Evening News claiming that talks are ongoing.

It's claimed that the club have offered him £100k per week to pen a deal deal - a vast sum by anyone's standards.

But that's not the shocking part.

Should Henderson sign the deal, The Sun claim that it would mean that Man United are spending a staggering £550k per week on goalkeepers alone, with the ex-Blade joining De Gea, Sergio Romero and Lee Grant on the wage bill.

Below is the full list of Man United players' salaries.

1. David De Gea - £350k per week, £19.5m per year

2. Paul Pogba - £290k per week, £15m per year

3. Anthony Martial - £250k per week, £13m per year

4. Marcus Rashford - £200k per week, £10.4m per year

5. Harry Maguire - £189k per week, £9.8m per year

6. Juan Mata - £160k per week, £8.3m per year

7. Luke Shaw - £150k per week, £7.2m per year

8. Odion Ighalo - £125k per week, £6.5m per year

9. Fred - £120k per week, £6.2m per year

10. Victor Lindelof - £120k per week, £6.2m per year

11. Nemanja Matic - £120k per week, £6.2m per year

12. Bruno Fernandes - £100k per week, £5.1m per year

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13. Dean Henderson - £100k per week, £5.1m per year*

14. Aaron Wan-Bissaka - £90k per week, £4.6m per year

15. Eric Bailly - £80k per week, £4.1m per year

16. Marcos Rojo - £80k per week, £4.1m per year

17. Phil Jones - £75k per week, £3.6m per year

18. Jesse Lingard - £75k per week, £3.6m per year

19. Chris Smalling - £70k per week, £3.6m per year

20. Sergio Romero - £70k pr week, £3.6m per year

21. Scott McTominay - £60k per week, £3.1m per year

22. Daniel James - £45k per week, £2.3m per year

23. Mason Greenwood - £40k per week, £2m per year

24. Lee Grant - £30k per week, £1.5m per year

25. Andreas Pereira - £30k per week, £1.5m per year

26. Diogo Dalot - £25k per week, £1.3m per year

27. Timothy Fosu-Mensah - £15k per week, £780k per year

28. Axel Tuanzebe - £15k per week, £780k per year

* indicates that a contract is yet to be signed.

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