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Wenger Stands Firm Over Pires

Arsene Wenger has given what seems like an ultimatum to Robert Pires over his new contract.

Wenger has always had a policy of no one over 30 gets more than a one year contract extention.

Pires however, is adamant he wants two, which has lead to a stalemate in contract talks, although Wenger seems certain to stand by his beliefs.

Wenger said, “It is not inevitable he will leave but I remain faithful to our policy. It is up to him.”

Pires' current deal expires in the summer, meaning he will be able to leave on a free transfer should the pair not be able to come to an arrangement.

Pires may not like the offer, but if he wishes to remain a Gooner, then one year is what he will get.




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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 7 2006

Time: 12:31AM

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I mean Pires has already dropped thehint that he wants to stay so its down to him. take it or leave it statement from Wenger.
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07/03/2006 03:11:00

At the end of the day if he plays well enough he'll get another 1 year contract anyhow
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07/03/2006 10:10:00

 

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