4. Paul Pogba
While he may have spent the summer eyeing an exit, Manchester United still ensure Pogba remains comfortable anyway.
Although the Red Devils will be keen to welcome back their record-signing soon as he works his way back up to full fitness from an ankle injury.
Delivering some strong performances on his return will likely be a top priority for Pogba. In the meantime, though, he has profited a lovely $33 M for his efforts in the last 12 months.
Pay: $33 M
Salary: $29 M
Endorsements: $4 M