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Revealed: Man City Slammed By Government Inspectors For Paying World Cup Star Less Than Minimum Wage

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Manchester City struck a bargain with full back Hatem Trabelsi who opted to stay at Ajax despite Arsenal interest.

stuart-pearceThen Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce gave Trabelsi a shot in the Premier league with pay-as-you-play deal.

Trabelsi, 29 at the time, agreed a £15,000 appearance fee per game but got paid nothing if Pearce didn’t pick him.

trabelsi-against-baleFooty Leaks revealed that Hatem Trabelsi was technically not even earning the minimum wage which was £5.35 an hour according to the old Department of Employment.

Former Ajax defender did not appear for Manchester City after win against Newcastle United in March. He also played for Tunisia at the 2002 and 2006 World cups earning 66 caps for his nation.

trabelsi-in-action-for-tunisia-against-spains-fernando-torresHe played his last match for Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal Riyadh before announcing his retirement.

Harshwardhan Sinh Waghela
Harsh is a Psychology graduate from Mumbai’s Jai Hind college, no wonder then he always feels ‘Blue’! Currently he can be found tramping around Delhi with team FootTheBall. Supports Chelsea

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