EPL : Players and Manager with the Highest Wages in the English Premier League

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EPL : Players and Manager with the Highest Wages in the English Premier League
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The English Premier League is constantly under the microscope when it comes to the wages that are paid by its clubs to managers and in particularly to players.

In days gone by, top players in the football league were earning, in one year, what today's stars earn in a week!

The spiralling wages of star players is threatening to pull clubs and the league itself to the brink of bankruptcy, with salaries becoming uncontrollable.

The arrival of the billionaires into the English Premier League, such as Chelsea's Roman Abramovich and Manchester City's Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has pushed the boundaries of wages beyond belief.

The answer may well be a salary cap, similar to that which is imposed on certain sports in the United States. There have been discussions about this very issue in recent times, but there has not been any concrete moving toward this.

The following slideshow is of the highest paid manager in the English Premier League and the highest paid goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and striker.

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