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Arsenal trio Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Jack Wilshere will sign new deals worth a combined £450,000 a week, according to football insider sources.
It had been reported that the club have offered the trio an improved new deal to their current contract amidst reports linking them with a move away from the club.
Ozil has been linked with a move to the La Liga with Barcelona reportedly lining up a summer bid while Sanchez has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich. Wilshere’s future has also been questioned due to the 24 year old’s off the pitch behaviour but football insider sources claims Arsenal are confident the trio will sign new deals this summer.
Wenger had previously confirmed that Ozil and Sanchez are in talks with the club regarding a new deal. Speaking about the duo, Wenger said:
“These two players have two years to go on their contracts at the end of the season.”
“So that is why we are not in a hurry. The players are very keen to stay and we are talking.”
According to the report, talks regarding a new deal with Ozil is centered around a five year deal worth about £180,000 a week while Sanchez will reportedly earn about £160,000 a week. Wilshere who is being touted as the club’s golden boy having joined the club since he was 8 and broke into the first team at 16 is also expected to see his salary increased to £110,000 a week bringing it to a total of £450,000 a week for the trio.
Ozil and Sanchez are currently the club’s joint top earners at £130,000 a week with only Wenger earning more than the star duo while Wilshere is currently on £90,000 a week.