An employee who works at Arsenal Football Club store has provided the club with two weeks’ notice expressing his decision to quit the job following recent club’s draw and Wenger’s’ comments about employees.
The fan who sought online anonymity revealed how he worked in the club shop for £7.20 pounds per hour, which when calculated on an annual basis, the wage totals Theo Walcott’s weekly earning.
Citing his last day to serve the club as 9.09.2016, the fan indicated that he has served the club for two years and with recent draw against Leicester City and Loss to Liverpool, the fan said he was ready to quit his job so as to reduce wage bill, a move that would allow Wenger sign more players.
“I have enjoyed my 2 years working in the Arsenal store. As a fan, it has been a dream working for the club I love,” read part of the letter.
“My decision for leaving the club is due to Mr. Arsene Wenger’s comments about staff after the recent draw against Leicester City. To blame having to pay 600 people working at Arsenal Football Club for not buying players is a disgrace,” the letter continued.
“Hopefully, with my wages off the club’s wage bill, it will free up the cash for Mr. Wenger to buy more players.” the letter continued.
The fan and the also the worker took a screen shot of his letter with thump hiding the details of his names and posted the picture of his letter on a twitter account, @ArsenalEmployee.
“Today I am no long going to be a burden to Mr. Wenger and Arsenal Football Club,” the tweet read.
Arsenal club is currently placed in 13th position, with only one point after two games, five points behind the league leaders; Manchester City, Manchester United, Hull City, and Chelsea.
See the letter below.