Footballer fee is obscene

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We hear lots of criticism, particularly from the Left, of people in business, particularly in the banking sector with regard to salaries and bonuses.

I have yet to hear similar comments concerning a young man of 23 who is reportedly being paid £220,000 pounds per week to kick a football around. My antiquated calculator makes that nearly £11,500,000 a year. Manchester United apparently paid £89,000,000 for the services of this young chap.

There is only one word to describe these figures – obscene.

M. Burbidge

Wealden Way

Bexhill

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