The midfielder will see his wage rise to over £190,000-a-week on his return from holiday in the coming days, putting him in the same pay bracket as Carlos Tevez and Yaya Toure
Worth every penny, he is one of the players who now is pivotal to the best National team in the world (Spain) and is one of the first names on the City team sheet.
City's best player. Shame Rafa didn't have the funds, Liverpool were inches away in signing him in 2009.
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