Gallas accepted major pay-cut to make Tottenham move

William Gallas has accepted a major pay-cut to sign with Tottenham. The Mirror says the former Arsenal captain, 33, was offered £80,000-a-week to stay at the Emirates.

William Gallas has accepted a major pay-cut to sign with Tottenham.

The Mirror says the former Arsenal captain, 33, was offered £80,000-a-week to stay at the Emirates.

But Gallas believed he could get a better deal elsewhere. He had offers from Juventus and ­Panathinaikos, only for the interest to dry up after France’s World Cup nightmare.

It left Gallas having to swallow his pride and fit into ­Tottenham’s rigid pay structure on a £60,000-a-week, one-year deal.

Gallas will now become the first-ever player to star for Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham.

 
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