Report: Sanchez & Ozil seek wage parity with Pogba

Fears are growing that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could both leave Arsenal, with the stars reportedly way short in their wage valuations.

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According to the London Evening Standard, Ozil, said to be earning £140,000-a-week, and Sanchez, on £10,000 less, are both wanting to earning the same amount as Paul Pogba at Manchester United.

The Frenchman is on a reported £290,000-a-week as part of his world-record transfer from Juventus in the summer, but the Gunners are only currently prepared to offer the superstar duo £200,000-a-week, which is already £40,000-a-week more than what Arsene Wenger feels should be the absolute limit of what any player should earn.

With just 18 months left on both Ozil and Sanchez’s deals, a tense stand-off could lead to a very nervy summer with a whole host of European giants ready to pounce on the stalling contact negotiations.

In September, Sanchez was quoted by Spanish daily newspaper Sport as saying: “I have reached a level where I can compete with great players. I do not feel inferior to anybody.”

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