After signing a new bumper contract with 14-times FA Cup winners Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang etched his name as the club’s top earner surpassing German international Mesut Ozil.
In addition to that, the Gabon international also became the Premier League’s highest paid player.
After penning down a three year deal at Emirates Stadium, the 31-year-old commented on a LIVE Stream:
“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.”
We take a look at the top ten highest-paid footballers in the top-flight English football:
Willian sits at the bottom of the table with a whooping £220,000-per-week after arriving at Arsenal from Chelsea.
Following closely is Manchester City’s striker Sergio Aguero who is earning a cool £230,000-per-week.
In the eighth position is Manchester United’s prolific forward Anthony Martial who pockets £250,000-per-week.
His teammate Paul Pogba sits above him with the France international earning at least £290,000-per-week at Old Trafford.
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling earns £300,000-per-week to sit on ghe sixth position in the log.
New Chelsea arrival Kai Havertz etches his name in the top five in the list with a cool £310,000-per-week for the German international.
Belgium international Kevin de Bruyne slots his name on the fourth position with a salary of £320,000-per-week.
Mesut Ozil and David de Gea share the second spot with a salary of £350,000-per-week for the Arsenal and Manchester United player respectively.
Arsenal captain Aubameyang would be tied with Ozil and de Gea but he pocket £350,000-per-week plus ad ons making him the top earner in the league.