Top ten highest earning Premier League Under-21s with Brighton star’s £160k a week dwarfing Man Utd & Chelsea rivals


PREMIER LEAGUE wages are among some of the highest in world football – so much so that a slew of players under the age of 21 are raking in the big bucks.

The increased global popularity of the English top-flight in recent years has seen a massive increase in wages across the board.

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AFPThe wage increase has even filtered down to some teams’ youngsters[/caption]

Huge television deals have played a massive part in the salary increases – which have filtered right down to the youngsters.

And one youngster, according to Capology, is pocketing a whopping £160,000 a week from his club.

So with that in mind, SunSport is on hand to reveal the highest-earning players under the age of 21 in the Prem.

Noni Madueke

The 21-year-old winger was one of a spate of Chelsea signings over the last 18 months, arriving at Stamford Bridge from PSV for a fee of £30million.

And the England international is reportedly taking home a cool £50,000 a week.

Jeremy Doku

Manchester City‘s latest wide sensation joined Pep Guardiola‘s Treble winning side in the summer from Stade Rennais on a five-year deal.


GETTYManchester City’s Jeremy Doku is reportedly taking home a cool £50,000 a week[/caption]

Doku has, at times, kept England international Jack Grealish out of the starting XI at the Etihad.

But the 21-year-old is currently only taking home a mere £50,000 a week.

Alejandro Garnacho

Argentina international Garnacho is undoubtedly one of Manchester United‘s most exciting academy stars of the last decade.

The 19-year-old has found the back of the net 12 times in 67 appearances for the Red Devils, with five of those goals coming this season.

A new contract will likely be in the offing, meaning an increase to his current £50,000-a-week wage packet.

RexAlejanadro Garanacho is reportedly taking home £50,000 a week at Manchester United[/caption]

Pape Sarr

Senegal international Sarr joined Tottenham from Metz in the summer of 2021 but was immediately loaned back to the French outfit.

The 21-year-old recently signed a new five-year with the North Londoners, which is reportedly seeing him take home £70,000 at the end of each week.

Destiny Udogie

Italy defender Udogie signed for Spurs in the summer of 2022 but was immediately loaned back to Serie outfit Udinese.

He was integrated into the first team this season, making 22 appearances in all competitions while taking home a more than comfortable £75,000 a week.

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REXDestiny Udogie is taking home £75,000 a week at Tottenham[/caption]

Cole Palmer

The former Manchester City academy star has been a shining light in what has otherwise been a dismal season for Chelsea.

Palmer, 21, has bagged 12 goals and seven assists in 26 appearances for the Blues in his debut season at Stamford Bridge.

And if owner Todd Boehly has any sense, he’ll soon give him a significant bump to his £75,000-a-week wages.

RexCheslea star Cole Palmer is said to be taking home £75,000 a week[/caption]

Radu Dragusin

Tottenham fended off interest from German champions Bayern Munich in order to get their hands on highly-rated Romanian Dragusin.

And the six-year-deal they handed the defender – who turned 22 last week – is reportedly seeing him take home £85,000 a week.

Rasmus Hojlund

Manchester United’s £72million man’s struggles to find his feet at Old Trafford, taking until Boxing Day to pick up his first Premier League goal for the club.

The 21-year-old Dane has scored ten goals and provided two assists in 28 appearances in all competitions in his debut season, which is a decent haul in the first year of his reported £85,000-a-week contract.

GETTYManchester United newboy Rasmus Hojlund is said to be taking home £85,000 a week[/caption]

Carney Chukwuemeka

The winger joined Chelsea from Aston Villa in the summer of 2022 for an undisclosed fee, which is rumoured to be in the region of £20million.

And it’s claimed the Blues lured him away from Villa Park with a whopping £100,000-a-week contract.

Levi Colwill

Chelsea academy product Cowill put pen to paper on a bumper new six-year deal – with the option of an additional seventh – last August.

The centre-back is highly rated by many, which is why it comes as no surprise that the club have given him a £100,000-a-week contract.

ALAMYChelsea academy graduate Levi Colwill is reportedly earning £100,000 a week[/caption]

Ryan Gravenberch

Netherlands international Gravenberch put pen to paper on a five-year-deal with Liverpool last summer after the Reds agreed a £35million fee with Bayern Munich.

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And the Merseysiders have reportedly rewarded him handsomely for upping sticks from Bavaria, with it being claimed he’s banking £150,000 a week.

Ansu Fati

The Brighton loanee’s topping of the list may come as a surprise to many.

But the 21-year-old – who is loan at The Amex from Barcelona – is currently taking home an astonishing £200,000 at the end of each working week.

The terms of Brighton’s loan deal with Barca, however, see them pay 80 per cent of the Spain international’s wages – meaning they’re forking out £160,000 a week for his services.

Ansu Fati tops the list with £200,000-a-week wages – £160K of which Brighton payGETTY

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