The ten highest-paid players in the current Arsenal squad

Arsenal’s wage bill has been a cause of consternation for fans frustrated with the team’s failure to deliver a piece of major silverware.

Here we reveal the top ten highest-paid players in the Arsenal squad.

The top earner at Arsenal, Mesut Ozil bags £150,000 per week more than the second highest-paid player at the club, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. 

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Gunners keeper Bernd Leno is the eighth highest earner at the club but his £100,000 per week wage puts him fourth on the top earning Premier League stoppers.

Four of the club’s top tean earners are defenders with David Luiz the highest-paid among them taking home £6,535,000 per year in wages.

1 Mesut Ozil £18,200,000 per year, £350,000 per week

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Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil plays the ball during the UEFA Europa League final football match against Chelsea FC and at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijian on May 29, 2019. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)

2 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang £10,400,000 per year, £200,000 per week

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his goal for Arsenal against Manchester United in the Premier League. Photo: Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP.

3 Alexandre Lacazette £9,467,273 per year, £182,063 per week

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LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 24: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

4 Nicolas Pepe £7,280,000 per year, £140,000 per week

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Arsenal’s French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe takes a free-kick to scores his team’s second goal during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Vitoria Guimaraes at the Emirates stadium in London on October 24, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

5 David Luiz £6,535,000 per year, £125,673 per week

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David Luiz of Arsenal shoots on goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Standard Liege and Arsenal FC at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on December 12, 2019 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

6 Hector Bellerin £5,720,000 per year, £110,000 per week

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Arsenal’s Spanish defender Hector Bellerin controls the ball during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Vitoria Guimaraes at the Emirates stadium in London on October 24, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

7 Sead Kolasinac £5,200,000 per year, £100,000 per week

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NAPLES, ITALY – APRIL 18: Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal in action during the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final Second Leg match between S.S.C. Napoli and Arsenal at Stadio San Paolo on April 18, 2019 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

8 Bernd Leno £5,200,000 per year, £100,000 per week

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LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 28: Bernd Leno of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

9 Granit Xhaka £5,200,000 per year, £100,000 per week

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on September 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

10 Sokratis Papastathopoulos £4,784,000 per year, £92,000 per week

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Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg match against Valencia at Emirates Stadium on May 2, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images,)

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