Arsenal push Khedira to drop wage demands

Arsenal's move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is stalling over personal terms.
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Arsenal's move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is stalling over personal terms.

The Mirror says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants to make the £23.5million Germany superstar his second major signing of the window following the £33m capture of Alexis Sanchez last week.

But, even though Khedira has just a year left on his contract at Real Madrid, the Gunners are not willing to be held to ransom by his demands for £150,000-a-week before bonuses.

The salary would lift the 27-year-old - who has so far rejected a new deal at the European champions - above the likes of Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, both of whom are on around £130,000-a-week.

 
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