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Should Arsenal break pay structure to keep Mathieu Flamini?

Midfield dynamo Mathieu Flamini has been locked in talks with Arsenal for some time over extending his contract at the club, with the supposed sticking point being his salary.

In my humble opinion, the Flamster has been the major difference for Arsenal this season with his fantastic performances in the middle of the park helping us top the Premier League, as well as reach the quarter finals of the Champions League.

The way in which Flamini suppressed world player of the year Kaka on Tuesday in Milan was just another sign of his growing confidence and Gooners all over the world will be hoping that he puts pen to paper soon on a contract to keep him at Arsenal.

The Gunners have a pretty rigid pay structure, however, and their reluctance to break this might just be the difference between Flamini staying or walking away from north London...


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Posted by Gordon Masson on March 6, 2008 9:11 AM in Debate of the Day| News| Players
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