West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet has demanded a massive pay rise of £125,000 pre-teen from the Hammers.
According to The Mirror, the 28-year-old currently earns £68,000 a week, with an extra £10,000 every time that he is included in Slaven Bilic’s starting lineup but has stunned the Hammers by his giant financial demands through agent.
West Ham are open to prospect of handing the playmaker a new contract, despite the fact that he only joined the club on a five-year deal in the summer from Marseille.
But he has been outstanding and widely considered as West Ham’s most influential player especially in victories over the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City this season.
However, the reports suggests that the East Londoners are prepared to reward the Frenchman with improved terms, they have baulked at the £125,000 a week proposal made by Payet’s representative.
West Ham are in hunt for a Europa League qualification this season as they sit sixth with 39 points on the Premier League log.