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Bastian Schweinsteiger 'to become highest-paid PL midfielder on £13m a season'

Manchester United will reportedly make Bastian Schweinsteiger the highest-paid midfielder in the Premier League on £13m-a-season wages.

Manchester United will reportedly make new signing Bastian Schweinsteiger the highest-paid midfielder in the Premier League.

The German World Cup winner signed a three-year deal with the Red Devils on Monday after Bayern Munich accepted a reported £14m bid.

According to the Daily Star, the 30-year-old will move above Manchester City's Yaya Toure to become the biggest-earning midfielder in the league with a wage of £275,000 a week.

Schweinsteiger, who clinched World Cup glory in 2014, won 20 major honours during his time with Bayern.

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Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with the World Cup trophy on July 13, 2014.
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