2. Sead Kolasinac- £150, 000 per week
— Sead Kolašinac (@seadk6) October 4, 2018
Arsenal left sided defender-cum-winger Sead Kolasinac is the second highest paid defender in Premier League. The Bosnian joined the Gunners on a free transfer from Bundesliga side Schalke in 2017. The defender is also the second best-paid player at Emirates. He takes home £150, 000 per week. Alexandre Lacazette tops the list with a weekly wage of £200, 000 per week.
1.Virgil van Dijk- £180,000 per week
— EDAFE MATTHEW ESEOGHENE (@ELEGBETE1) October 8, 2018
Liverpool paid £75 million to Southampton in January this year to sign defender Virgil van Dijk. The fans expected the leakage at the back to end and they got it. Jurgen Klopp side has improved both domestically and in Europe this season. The Dutch centre-back takes home £180,000 per week. This makes him the highest paid defender in the World today.