#8 Diego Costa – 185k Per Week
The star striker from Atletico Madrid arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer for £32 million and signed a lucrative weekly wage. His first season was hampered by injury but it is hoped that he will live up to his price tag this year as Chelsea look to retain the title. PREVIEW FOR #7: The Belgian sensation and Player of the year was signed from Lille in 2012 for £32 million and quickly lived up to expectations. His on the field vision and creativity has made him one of the best playmakers in Europe in addition to one of the highest earners in the Premiership.