Arsenal’s transfer kitty boosted as £10m hotshot seals move

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Arsenal have received a £1.5 million windfall following Benik Afobe‘s transfer from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Bournemouth.

The Gunners sold the Anglo-Congolese frontman in January 2015, with Wolves picking up the hotshot for a bargain £2 million.

Afobe went on to prove his class in the Championship—helping the Midlands outfit to a respectable league position on their return to the second tier—and was rewarded with a big-money switch back to the top flight with the Cherries.

Wolves reportedly pocketed £10 million from the deal, according to the Telegraph, although the source note that the Old Gold will have to share that money with the Gunners.

The reports states that Arsene Wenger craftily inserted a 15% sell-on clause in the deal that took the hitman to the Black Country, and while the French coach may lament the forward’s vast increase in value since he was cut loose from the Emirates, at least his transfer kitty is boosted ahead of a seemingly inevitable January spend.

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