Oldham have responded to Guy Branston's attack on the offer of a new contract.
Branston had signed from Peterborough in February 2005
The 27-year-old defender rejected a new deal and said: "It was the sort of money you would pay a young kid."
A statement on the club website said: "The club are disappointed at the misleading comments by Guy Branston in the media regarding his contract offer.
"His basic salary is six times higher than that of some of the young professionals in the team and is in line with the majority of the pros."