Arsenal’s decision to bring Arsène Wenger’s reign to an end cost the club a sum of £17.1m in pay-offs to the Frenchman and his coaching staff, the UK Times reports.
Arsene Wenger, departed the english premiership club after a 22-year reign, despite a year to go in his current contract.
Last April, Wenger gave the biggest hint so far that he was sacked by the club.
The sack which came as a surprise to many gunners fans who had wished for it to come for a long time.
During his press conference ahead of a Europa League clash against Atletico Madrid, the Frenchman said the decision was not his.
“The timing was not really my decision and for the rest I’ve spoken about it already,” he said.