Arsenal are sitting on the fallacious finish of the Premier League desk and it has now emerged their gamers are going through large wage cuts if they’re relegated this season.
The Gunners have received simply 4 of their opening 14 league matches this time period, and are and not using a victory since beating Manchester United on November 1.
Saturday’s defeat by Everton ensured Arsenal could be simply 4 factors away from the underside three at Christmas, with a London derby in opposition to Chelsea up subsequent within the Premier League for Mikel Arteta’s facet.
Nevertheless, the Gunners additionally should tackle Manchester City within the Carabao Cup this night – with full commentary LIVE on talkSPORT – and destructive ends in these upcoming matches might see Arteta sacked earlier than New 12 months.
But when Arteta, or any potential substitute, can not information Arsenal away from the drop, the Gunners gamers danger drastic pay cuts.
In keeping with the Mail, a number of Arsenal gamers could have their wages slashed by 25 per cent if the membership are relegated to the Championship – with a reported £37.5million knocked off the Gunners’ annual wage invoice.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil are understood to be the membership’s highest earners – each on £350,000-a-week – whereas summer time signing Willian is paid a reported £220,000-a-week.
Dropping out the Premier League could be disastrous for Arsenal, however the Gunners ARE in a relegation battle this season.
That is in line with ex-Prem ace Gabby Agbonlahor, who instructed talkSPORT: “It’s critical now.
“At first, everybody was laughing at Arsenal and the way they’re struggling and in a relegation battle. I truly do assume they’re now.
“The way in which they’re enjoying, they aren’t displaying confidence and it’s much more worrying when the supervisor comes out after the sport and says that they’ve been the higher crew in the previous few video games and simply not getting the outcomes.”