Arsenal set to complete Marquee signing of the summer. [Picture: Getty]
Arsenal are reportedly linked with a surprise transfer for multiple award winning star Sergio Busquets, in what would definitely end up as the most shocking transfer deal of the summer for the Gunners.
News broke last week of Arsenal’s keen interest in signing the Barcelona midfielder, according to popular Spanish media Sport.
The report claims Arsene Wenger had personally sanctioned the deal for the Spanish International, after he told the Arsenal board to bring in the experienced Spaniard to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
And now, reports according to The Telegraph claim the Gunners are ready to splash the cash to meet Busquets’ huge salary demands to sign him from Barcelona.
The highly versatile 27-year-old midfielder, who has won every club and international trophy he has competed in, rose up the youth ranks at Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy to first team under former Nou Camp boss Pep Guardiola.
Busquets will surely represent a major coup for Arsenal this summer, but reports say the Gunners would have to smash their current £140,000 weekly wage bracket and make the gifted Spaniard their highest weekly earner, in what is expected to be in excess of the £120,000-a-week he currently receives at Barca.
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