London, July 29 : Manchester City is facing a rebellion from players, who are fuming after the club agreed to pay a record 38 million pounds for Atletico Madrid striker Sergio Aguero.
City's star players, including Nigel de Jong, Vincent Kompany and Micah Richards are unhappy with the new deals offered to them, especially after learning that City are paying Aguero 200,000 pounds a week in a five-year deal.
Holland midfielder De Jong revealed that he was `frustrated' at the way contract negotiations had progressed, The Daily Mail reports.
De Jong, a star performer in manager Roberto Mancini's midfield last season has reportedly been offered 80,000 pounds a week.
Kompany and Richards also feel undervalued by their big-spending club.
Richards has been offered a five-year deal worth 65,000 pounds a week while Kompany has been told to expect a four-year deal worth 80,000 pounds a week.
Kompany is also tipped to be the new City skipper if Carlos Tevez leaves the club.
"While efforts to bring the club's wage bill into line are commendable, it doesn't wash with the key members of the squad being offered less than half of what some of the top earners like Yaya Toure, Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero will earn," The Daily Mial quoted, a source as saying.
"All the players are keen to stay and play their part in City's success, but they don't want to feel forgotten about," he added. (ANI)
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