16. Nelson Valdez – $1,455,000

MLS: Seattle Sounders FC at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Like Emeghara, Valdez made the switch to the MLS in 2015, moving to Seattle Sounders.

The Paraguayan is another striker to have failed in Europe and hoping to rebuild his career in the MLS.

15. Juan Martinez – $1,456,000

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Nicknamed ‘Burrito’, Martinez joined Real Salt Lake in August 2015 to become their ‘Designated Player’.

The Argentinian will be hoping to return to scoring form this season.