Ray Parlour believes Sol Campbell earned twice as a lot as Thierry Henry at Arsenal following his free switch from Tottenham Hotspur.
The centre-back entered himself into north London notoriety when he infamously switched between the 2 sides upon the expiration of his contract in 2001.
On condition that the Gunners didn’t need to pay a switch payment, it meant Campbell might command larger wages and a signing-on payment, one thing which has turn out to be a trait of contemporary soccer negotiations.
Parlour joined new talkSPORT Drive host Andy Goldstein on Tuesday morning to debate experiences Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly instructed the Manchester United hierarchy to supply offers to 5 new gamers.
The report in The Solar detailed figures and pay rises for Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Harry Maguire, Marucs Rashford and Luke Shaw. Parlour insisted particulars of pay packets regarding fashionable footballers shouldn’t be divulged so publicly.
Fernandes is reportedly on £100,000-a-week at Outdated Trafford, lagging a way behind the £375,000 and £290,000 pocketed by David De Gea and Pogba respectively.
And the previous Arsenal midfielder insisted neither he or his teammates cared what they earned – simply so long as they delivered.
“I don’t suppose it is best to know what different gamers are on,” Parlour stated on Drive.
“I believe it may be somewhat bit extra reported in papers, and whether or not or not you go by papers or not whether or not they’re proper or not, I don’t know.
“However I believe it’s as much as you to determine what you might be price and be blissful along with your contract.
Obtain talkSPORT Edge NOW!
It is the free soccer app that retains you one step forward of your mates with brief, sharp and shareable content material.
“Now I couldn’t care much less; I believe Sol Campbell was our highest paid participant, as a result of he got here on a free switch from Spurs.
“I’m not too certain how a lot he was on, however he was most likely on double what Thierry Henry was.
“However, it doesn’t matter, as a result of Sol was doing a improbable job and I don’t suppose it ought to come right down to cash.”