It seems to be the common theme to get on a footballer’s back because the type of money they are on, for what is simply kicking a leather football around for 90mins of play. While it can be quite extortionate in some cases as Michael Owen points out that it is the industry they are in and therefore deserving a share of the revenues their respective football club’s bring in.
Some players perhaps warrant a greater slice for providing greater entertainment on the pitch and showing the sort of work-rate on the pitch that warrants their weekly pay. Unfortunately there are players who don’t and subsequently frustrate fans by earning high wages and offering nothing in return.
This list highlights the 20 current Premier League players who in my eyes are failing to earn the money they get on a weekly basis