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Bayern Fans Plan Arsenal protest

A Bayern Munich supporters’ group are planning a protest during the Champions League game against Arsenal over the cost of the Gunners’ away tickets.

FC Bayern Worldwide say they will not enter the Emirates for the first five minutes of next week’s match because of the “excessive” £64 ticket price.

It comes as the BBC released the Price of Football study, which analyses costs at 227 clubs across Britain and Europe. Bayern Fans Plan Arsenal protest • Fabrigas • Ighalo In response, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said it is “his job to provide value”.

The BBC’s study found the Gunners have the most expensive matchday ticket in the Premier League at £97, while their away tickets in the league are priced between £26 and £64.

Bayern Munich’s cheapest season ticket in the Bundesliga is £140.

“There’s a concerted effort at board meetings to block increases and in seven of the last 10 years there haven’t been increases in ticket prices,” added Wenger, who was speaking before his side’s Premier League game with Watford on Saturday.

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