Arsenal is looking into the possibility of reducing its salary bill, by cutting out some players, in the current winter transfer period, according to an English press report.
Arsenal had loaned Bosnian Siyad Kolasinak to his former team, Schalke 04, until the end of the season, which saved him paying 100,000 pounds a week.
The Gunners coach, Mikel Arteta, seeks to provide additional funds by loaning other players, which may number up to 6, according to the British newspaper “The Sun”.
The newspaper added that by loaning the London club to the six players, in addition to Kolasinac, it will save in the form of salaries will reach 830,000 pounds a week.
Arsenal is loaning the German Mesut Ozil, who Arteta lost his confidence in, knowing that he is the highest-paid in the club (350,000 pounds a week).
There is also the Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin, whose name is linked to his return to Barcelona, and who is currently earning 110,000 pounds.
As for the German defender, Shkodran Mustafi, his weekly salary is 90,000 pounds, and the same applies to the Greek defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
The other two players are: the English full-back, who recently returned from injury, Calum Chambers, who earns 50 thousand pounds, and young French defender William Saliba, who gets 40 thousand pounds a week, knowing that he has not played a single match so far with the first team.