Willian, Brazilian winger, to get £220,000-a-week at Arsenal

Willian, Brazilian winger, to get £220,000-a-week at Arsenal

- Willian will be playing for Arsenal next season after joining on free transfer

- The Brazilian will be collecting £220,000-a-week at the Emirates stadium

- Willian who left Chelsea this summer explained that he is happy to move to Arsenal

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Premier League side Arsenal on Friday, August 14, announced the signing of Brazilian winger Willian on a free transfer and the 32-year-old will be collecting £220,000-a-week.

The Gunners are now at a risk of backlash having just made 55 staff redundant after the 2019/20 Premier League season.

Arsenal made this decision claiming that the club have suffered from the consequence of Coronavirus which made them to reduce their cost.

But the name of the 55 staffs who were asked to leave the Emirates stadium was not mentioned by the Gunners' chiefs.

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According to Daily Mail, Willian's huge weekly wage is made up of a signing on fee, loyalty payments and other bonuses.

The report added that there are now mutiny at the Emirates stadium because of the money Willian will be collecting every week.

It's been alleged than many of the players who accepted a 12.5 per cent pay cut earlier this year are "fuming" with the decision.

But despite accepting a put cut, some players are still angry that the Gunners' chiefs went ahead to lay off 50 staffs.

Willian's weekly take-home is now expected to pour more salt into the current wounds at the Emirates stadium.

Willian, Brazilian winger, to get £220,000-a-week at Arsenal

Willian, Brazilian winger, to get £220,000-a-week at Arsenal (photo: Arsenal on Twitter)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shown great generosity after he engaged himself in a 7-a-side game in Italy, paying for the pitch and then giving every player an Arsenal shirt.

The Gunner made a trip to the country to visit his brothers Willy and Catalina and they all later showed up at a football pitch in Varese.

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Italian outlet Gazette are reporting that the game also saw former Belarusian striker Vitali Kutuzov in action as well as famous rapper Fabio Rizzo.

Aubameyang reportedly insisted in paying for the pitch as his team was clad in an all Arsenal kits and he later gifted all the players Arsenal jerseys.

The Gabonese international is reportedly on the verge of signing a new three-year deal at Premier League side Arsenal and will earn £250,000 a-week.

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