Arsenal Table £8m Bid After Agreeing Personal Terms Over £60k-A-Week Deal

By on June 21, 2014

As we approach the opening of the summer window clubs will be intensifying their efforts in the transfer market so we’ll bring you all the latest news and gossip. Today, Gooner Mac brings us the latest on Arsenal pursuit of Serge Aurier.

Serge Aurier

Image: Aurier – On Arsenal’s radar

Arsenal have tabled an £8m bid for Serge Aurier after agreeing terms over a long-term contract worth £60,000-a-week with the Toulouse right-back, according to reports.

We’ve been strongly linked with the Ivory Coast international in recent weeks as Arsene Wenger continues to look for a replacement for Manchester City-bound Bacary Sagna.

After weeks of speculation it now looks like we’ve finally made our move with the Metro citing reports coming from L’Equipe that claim we have made an opening offer of £8m to his current club Toulouse and are now waiting to hear back from the Ligue 1 club over whether it’s been accepted.

The newspaper states that we made our bid after agreeing personal terms with Aurier, with the 21-year-old ready to sign a five-year deal worth £60,000-a-week, and we hope we can get the deal tied up quickly once a fee is agreed.

With all the rumours flying about it’s difficult to know what to believe but the fact this news comes from L’Equipe should give us some confidence that it’s accurate. Let’s hope that turns out to be the case as Aurier looks a real talent and he’d certainly be an exciting replacement for Sagna.

His performances at the World Cup have been excellent and one things for certain, our delivery from the right side will improve vastly if we do end up signing him as he has a superb cross on him. I have my doubts over his defensive capabilities but he’s still young so has plenty of time to improve, and no doubt he would under the tutelage of Arsene and Steve Bould.

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Let’s see how this develops over the coming days as with the Ivory Coast still in contention for the knockout stages of the World Cup, we aren’t going to be able to tie this proposed deal up any time soon, but fingers crossed Aurier can become our first major signing of the summer.

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7 Comments

  1. lamidi Adams

    June 21, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Is Good for Arsenal to Replace Sagna

  2. Emmanuel

    June 21, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    From what I’ve seen about him I think he is a more all round player than sagna. I want him to come to arsenal. with his attacking ability who says Wenger would not like to convert him to an attacking mid fielder from the left flank!

  3. happisoul

    June 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    This dude is a modern day right back. I ‘ll be very very happy to see him at Arsenal FC.

  4. ukezi greg

    June 22, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    gud one for arsenal if they can grab that talented player

  5. ALLY

    June 22, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    its time for wenger to use 100pound why iz wasting a lot of and ther iz good player

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