August 16, 2012 by
Athletic Bilbao’s president Josu Urrutia has admitted that he can’t keep his top star Fernando Llorente at the club against his own will, but has declared that the Arsenal target will only leave if the buyout clause is met by a club.
Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger will probably be looking to put the money the Gunners will get for Robin Van Persie to work fast, and the buyout clause of £28million could be met by Arsenal if they add just a little to the fee they will get from the sale of the Dutch turncoat to Manchester United. ...........Read more
June 07, 2012 by
Arsenal target Javi Martinez has snubbed the possibility of him leaving his current side Athletic Bilbao, and despite receiving intense interest from top clubs around Europe, he’s due to stay in Spain.
Martinez has been wanted by United, Arsenal and Barcelona, with the last two thought to be the ones which will eventually fight against each other for his signature.
Arsenal are in great need of midfield reinforcements, and if the deal for first choice signing Yann M’Vila will go through, Arsene Wenger is sure to direct his attention back to Martinez. ...........Read more
June 06, 2012 by
The prolific Spanish striker Fernando Llorente has been instrumental in helping Athletico Bilbao overachieve this season by reaching the Finals of the Europa League and the Copa Del Rey, which has made many Premiership teams step up and take notice.
Both Arsenal and Tottenham have been strongly linked wth a move for the giant 27 year-old after he managed to knock in 29 goals in 53 appearances for Bilbao this season, and he has told reporters that he is tempted by a move to the Premier League.
Llorente said: “I might end up playing in England, who knows? At the moment I’m at Athletic Bilbao, but who knows later. ...........Read more