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Arsenal balls: Messi to the Emirates for £1 a week

by | 18th, November 2015

Is Lionel Messi going to play for Arsenal? No. Of course he isn’t. But the ludicrous story is doing the rounds.

It began on Monday, when the Daily Star’s David Woods thundered:

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LIONEL MESSI wants a staggering £600,000 a week to play in the Premier League.

Why not make it a £1m a week? why are only Mn United, Cheslea and Arsenal eyeing the world’s best player why not AFC Bournemouth or Aston Villa, too. After all, they cannot afford him just as much as Chelsea can’t.

The story continues:

The four-time World Footballer of the Year is open to a move to England after falling foul of the tax authorities in Spain.

But the Barcelona superstar’s staggering demands look to have priced him out of the budgets of even big-spending Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.

He had

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