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Man City players third highest paid in world soccer: Survey

London: Manchester City players are third highest paid in the world of sports, raking in just over 86,000 pounds per week or 4.5 million pounds per year on an average, a latest survey has revealed.

The survey published by website reported that Barcelona and Real Madrid are the only clubs paying more than City to its players and also showed an increment in Chelsea’s wage bill, placing them now just one place below City, The Sun reports.

The Manchester United players are at 11th with each member earning 3.34 million pounds per year, who were at 86thposition when this report was first published in 2010 but jumped to 11th last year.