Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told Juventus that he will not be selling them Alexis Sanchez at any cost, according to a revelation made by The Daily Mirror.
The Bianconeri have been known to be long term admirers of the highly rated Chilean and it was believed that they were ready to splash out as much as £60m in a player plus swap deal for him, which may have also seen Miralem Pjanic moving to the Emirates Stadium.
Hello, Miralem Pjanic? This is Arsene Wenger speaking. Would you like to join Arsenal? Good. What salary would you like? Great, let me speak to your club and work out the details!
That in brief is my version of The Sun’s report of events this morning as the newspaper believes that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has tapped up the Juventus midfielder to replace Santi Cazorla in the heart of the Gunners’ midfield. Continue reading
Miralem Pjanic has joined a long list of players who have recently snubbed the opportunity to go to North London. Recently, Arsenal lost out on targets Clement Grenier and Maxime Gonalons, with both deciding to continue developing their careers at Lyon. Meanwhile, Arsenal are set to miss out on long-time transfer targets Stefan Jovetic and Gonzalo Higuain, with the former set to join Manchester City and the latter being linked to Chelsea and Napoli. It was said that this would finally be the summer Arsenal broke the bank on some genuine world-beaters, but that has ceased to happen as of yet.
The Daily Express reports that whilst Pjanic has not yet signed a contract extension, alerting top clubs in Europe, he does not want to move away from the Italian capital. When asked about the issue, Pjanic said, â€œI donâ€™t want to leave. Everyone here knows that.â€ Roma have made positive moves this summer, signing Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman whilst still being able to keep Daniele de Rossi at the club. They will be happy that the Bosnian playmaker has decided to continue plying his trade at the Stadio Olimpico. Continue reading