Edinson Cavani is Manchester United's 4th most paid player after deadline transfer move

Edinson Cavani is Manchester United's 4th most paid player after deadline transfer move

- Edinson Cavani is already among Manchester United top earner's

- The 33-year-old will take home £200,000 every week at Old Trafford despite joining them for free

- Only De Gea, Pogba and Martial are above him when it comes to the highest earners at the club

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Edinson Cavani will earn a staggering £200,000-a-week after joining Manchester United on a one year deal on transfer deadline day.

The 33-year-old joined the Red Devils on a free transfer following the expiration of his deal with French League champions Paris Saint Germain.

United shifted focus to the Uruguay international after failing to secure the services of their major target.

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SunSport reports that the former Napoli attacker is among top earners at Old Trafford with only David De Gea, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial earning more than him on a weekly basis.

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Edinson Cavani is Manchester United's 4th most paid player after deadline transfer move

Edinson Cavani becomes 4th most paid Manchester United star after joining them on transfer deadline day. Getty Images
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Interestingly, despite his significant impact since his arrival in January, Bruno Fernandes does not feature among the top 10 highest earners.

The Portuguese currently pockets £100k, with Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata, Luke Shaw and Odion Ighalo earning more than the versatile midfielder.

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Dean Henderson completes the top 10 list after the keeper penning a huge new deal with the Manchester club on his return from Sheffield United where he was on loan.

Here are the top 10 highest earners at Man United:

1. David de Gea - £375k-per-week (N186m per week)

2. Paul Pogba - £290k-per-week (N144m per week)

3. Anthony Martial - £250k-per-week (N124m per week)

4. Edinson Cavani - £200k-per-week (N99m per week)

5. Marcus Rashford - £200k-per-week (N99m per week)

6. Harry Maguire - £189k-per-week (N94m per week)

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7. Juan Mata - £160k-per-week (N80m per week)

8. Luke Shaw - £150k-per-week (N76m per week)

9. Odion Ighalo - £120k-per-week (N60m per week)

10. Dean Henderson - £120k-per-week (N60m per week)

Legit.ng earlier reported that Dominic Calvert-Lewin may not be playing for any top European club at the moment, the 23-year-old is already setting the pace for others to follow this campaign.

The Sheffield-born football star is the current highest goal scorer across all competitions in Europe's top five leagues this campaign.

He has already scored nine goals in just six appearances so far this campaign - leading the goal scorers chart in top five European leagues.

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