Arsenal Transfer News: Denilson & Clichy Latest…

By on May 31, 2011

Roma Chase Clichy

AS Roma are in talks with Arsenal to sign French left back Gael Clichy. Roma have new ambitious owners who have identified a number of stars to join their revolution next season.

Clichy has stalled on signing an extended contract at the Emirates and will be out of contract next summer. Wenger may be prepared to listen to offers for the 25-year old who will be aloud to leave on a free next summer.

Mediaset reports that Roma have approached the Gunners and requested a price on the former Cannes star.

Sevilla Look To £8m Denilson

Sevilla are set to offer Arsenal reject Denilson a chance to rebuild his career in Spain. The 23-year old was brought for a fee of around £5million back in 2006 from Brazilian outfit São Paulo.

But Denilson failed to establish himself as a regular in the side and admitted last week he will leave in the summer, the Brazilian said “A footballer’s career is over very quickly so it is time for me to move on. This has been the worst season of my life,”

Denilson said in The Sun. “I made up my mind eight months ago. But I haven’t said anything because I did not want to disrupt the team during the season.

“I’ve been to see Arsene Wenger and told him how I felt and he agreed to let me go. I know some people will think I’m crazy. They are right. It is a great club, with a great organisation, a great manager and so many talented players. I need a fresh challenge and although I’m taking a big gamble, I’m ready to take that risk.

The Daily Mail reports that Sevilla are set to offer £8million for the midfielder who has already hinted at a move to La Liga, Denilson said in the Sun “So I am flying home to Brazil on Sunday and I’m hoping I can make a fresh start in Spain or maybe Italy.”

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3 Comments

  1. Martin90

    June 1, 2011 at 12:40 am

    Geytting rid of one of the worst ever signings made by Wenger plus £8 million in return ounds too good to be true – I hope it is not a joke!!!

  2. has

    June 1, 2011 at 7:14 am

    squilachi shirt number makes him bad the number 18 is jinxed look at silvestre cyphan the wore 18

  3. random hero

    June 2, 2011 at 12:56 am

    denilson has been a bit part player since he arrived. happy to see the back of him.
    clichy has been good but is in no way irreplaceable. he has been with arsenal his whole career. he was always going to eventually look for another challenge. i say let him go and sign leighton baines.

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