Here’s the best of the rumours which have made an appearance in the last 24 hours.
Despite Arsenal allegedly having made a bid for Real Sociedad’s Antoine Greizmann, the player himself has stated that he knows of no interest from other clubs and, besides, he doesn’t want to go anywhere anyway.
He also confirmed that he does indeed have a release clause, believed to be €30m, but it’s no use in this window as he doesn’t want to leave.
The General manager of Schalke, Horst Heldt has claimed that he doesn’t know if Draxler wants to leave. The way it was phrased meant it could be taken a couple of ways, but the way I took it was that the player wasn’t making any noises about trying to get out of the club. Of course, this is likely just a tactic. There are more tactics deployed during a transfer window than your average Saturday afternoon.
The saga that is Paul-Georges Ntep took another couple of twists on Wednesday with Auxerre TV claiming that a deal was done to take him to Arsenal. This was swiftly followed by the Auxerre president saying there was no deal and there hadn’t even been any Arsenal contact for his forward. There’s a 99% chance I don’t care about this transfer story at all. It is the other 1% which, apparently, is writing this post.
Francis Coquelin’s loan with Frieburg could be cut short after he was voted one of the three worst signings in the Bundesliga this season. I find that all very surprising as I rate Le Coq. Don’t you?#ArsenalDaily
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