Liverpool's best-paid stars after Nunez deal

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With Liverpool having signed striker Darwin Nunez this week, here is where the Uruguay international's new salary ranks among the Merseyside club's highest-paid players today!

The Reds confirmed on Tuesday that they had snapped up the former Benfica star on a six-year-old contract, with the two teams having agreed a fee of €75 million (R1.2 billion), plus €25 million (R418 million) in potential add-ons, for his services, according to ESPN.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the 11 highest-paid stars at Liverpool today!

It is understood the 22-year-old will earn about £140 000 (R2.7 million) a week at Anfield, which places him in joint-fifth position among the team's best-paid players, tied with captain Jordan Henderson.

Despite still being in talks with the board over a new contract, Egypt talisman Mohamed Salah is already one of the Merseysiders' biggest earners on £200 000 (R3.8 million) a week.

He is joined by midfielder Thiago in that pay grade, while goalkeeper Alisson Becker is a few spots behind them with a weekly wage of £150 000 (R2.9 million).

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England international Trent Alexander-Arnold, meanwhile, takes home a respectable £180 000 (R3.5 million) weekly, a salary that matches the wages of Brazilian duo Fabinho and Roberto Firmino – you can see Liverpool's 11 biggest earners today in the gallery up top!

A notable omission from the Premier League giants' 11 highest-paid players is Sadio Mane, who is said to be on £100 000 (R1.9 million) a week but is expected to soon leave Anfield for Bayern Munich, where he could more than double his current pay package.

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