sport news Arsenal stars claw back £12m in wages following FA Cup heroics over Chelsea

Arsenal stars claw back £12m in wages following FA Cup heroics over Chelsea as they qualify for the Europa League... after Mikel Arteta's squad initially agreed 12.5 per cent pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic Arsenal lifted their 14th FA Cup on Saturday after beating London rivals Chelsea 's strikes secured the win for Arsenal at Wembley  The striker's heroics have also ensured Arsenal stars are in for a wage boost The squad had initially agreed a 12.5 per cent wage cut amid coronavirus crisis 

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 08:58 BST, 4 August 2020 | Updated: 09:01 BST, 4 August 2020

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Arsenal's FA Cup heroics against Chelsea have ensured that the club's players have scooped back £12million in wages.

scored twice for the Gunners over their London rivals as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, and lift their 14th FA Cup. 

And the Gabon star's strikes have gone a long way in boosting the players' wages. The Arsenal squad had initially agreed to take a 12.5 per cent wage cut in April to assist the club during the coronavirus pandemic.

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