Arsenal Set To Break The Bank To Complete Transfer Of Multiple Award Winner

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Barcelona ace Sergio Busquets. [Picture:  Getty]

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Barcelona ace Sergio Busquets. [Picture: Getty]

Arsenal have surprisingly been linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, according to reports.

Arsene Wenger is said to have personally asked the Arsenal board to sign the multiple award winning star this summer, and is looking to personally agree a deal with the player, with The Telegraph claiming the Gunners are preparing a huge salary package for the Barcelona ace.

The Sabadell-born midfielder, who rose up the youth ranks at Barcelona’s famous La Masia academy to the first team under coach Pep Guardiola, currently earns £120,000-a-week at Barcelona, and only an increased salary would tempt him to move.

The current highest salary earners at the Emirates Stadium take home £140,000-a-week and it is likely Busquets will be offered a weekly wage slightly above £140,000-a-week which would make him the highest earner at Arsenal should he make the switch to England.

The 27-year-old Spain international has won every club and international trophy he has competed in, including the World Cup, European Cup, 3 Champions league titles, and 5 League titles among a host of several other titles.

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