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Higuain Still Wants Arsenal Move But Is Set To Hold Crunch Madrid Talks

Gonzalo Higuain is still keen on joining Arsenal but Carlo Ancelotti has planned to hold talks with the striker to try and persuade him to remain at Real Madrid

With the summer transfer window now open, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, more on Gonzalo Higuain’s proposed move to Arsenal.


Gonzalo Higuain is still keen on making a move to Arsenal but Carlo Ancelotti has planned to hold talks with the striker to try and persuade him he’s still got a future at Real Madrid, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca.

The Argentinean hitman has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer and reports last week suggested a £23m move was close, with some even claiming he was set to travel to London last Friday to undergo a medical.

However, Madrid apparently pulled the plug at the last minute and upped their asking price and the Gunners have since turned their attention to Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, but their also struggling to make any headway with that deal.

Now, Spanish newspaper Marca are reporting that Higuain is still hoping to secure a move away from Madrid this summer in search of a new challenge, but the La Liga giants are not going to give up without a fight and Carlo Ancelotti has planned to hold talks with the 25-year-old on Monday in a bid to persuade him to remain at the Bernabeu.

This may all boil down to how much the player wants a move. If he’s really determined to leave then in all likelihood, he’ll go this summer. However, Marca are also stating that if Higuain does make it clear he wants to go, the club are still going to demand a fee in the region of £27m for his services.

Will Arsene Wenger be willing to go that high for the Argentinean international? We’ll have to wait and see….



  1. more bluffs

    July 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Its all lies… they are all false bids… there is no real intent to buy these players…..
    Maybe arsenal are just trying to impress the fans.
    The owners are only interested in making
    Money and not spending it.

    • Arseniel

      July 12, 2013 at 8:32 pm

      What a victim

    • adam gooner

      July 12, 2013 at 9:14 pm

      they are not impressing me mite join the rest of southern england and support united at least they win things. and buy big rvp

  2. adam gooner

    July 12, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    same old story players want to join us but as usual the bloody directors and manager havnt got the bollox to sign em 7th place next season board out

  3. Mpokosho MJ

    July 12, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Its all specullations ARSENAL they’ll buy big and spend big if Wenger live the club

  4. Lynius Ashipu

    July 12, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Go Wenger go! go!! go!!!

  5. Lynius Ashipu

    July 12, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    I’m not a glory hunter but we have over the past years successfuly bult other clubs due to the greed of the Arsenal board.

    • SAGunner

      July 15, 2013 at 10:48 am

      Yeh fair tjirp! So we have – always buying to fatten other sies with our bargain basement buys!

  6. Sanna bojang

    July 12, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Why can’t wenger goes roooney

  7. Mbang Solomon

    July 12, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Wenger will remain Wenger. U knw he will not pay 30m for any player nt even Messi

    • SAGunner

      July 15, 2013 at 10:52 am

      He is negotiating his own pound of flesh – if he spends prematurely he may have to take a cut in wages as he professes to pay good players. He looks after No.1 first then he considders the club – My alegions would also be where his are if failure is not a criteria by which my pay packet is measured – He should have been a politician – always answering and saying nothing – Politicians also remain in power by making false promises and pretending to be doing what the people want – Selfich punk – that is what he is.No negotiating ability apart from his own bank balance.

  8. Ndifreke

    July 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    I think wenger is joking with the fans and am not happy the way think are going in the transfer market .pls buy us players

  9. Ndifreke

    July 12, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    There is money wenger should pay d player so we can have good season pls pls wenger try 4 ur fans.

  10. Stanley Monday

    July 12, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    Can guas buy a peryer of £30millon?if yes who is that and who will pay?

  11. Mikedaddy

    July 13, 2013 at 12:17 am

    It’s funny how some Arsenal fans go about blamin Wenger on transfer issues even as he is answerable 2 his employers.But no manager would go publically exposin d weakness of his club board members.Arsenal board have their own policy n not Wenger.

  12. Reese Prince

    July 13, 2013 at 4:43 am

    We have loads of time to sign players chill out

  13. Dimoe

    July 13, 2013 at 4:54 am

    For i so bored and tired with arsene wenger habit,i dnt need him at emirate anymore,
    why arsenal board want to exceed his contract
    we tired with his principles

  14. Joshua L. Maren

    July 13, 2013 at 8:06 am

    Wenger is good and very wise, lets just wait and see. Gud players will. Guners for life.

  15. love glazer hate united

    July 13, 2013 at 9:57 am

    Wenger we need eboue, cygan, Silvestre, squillaci, and grimandi back.. Act quick.or u will miss out on them

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