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Arsenal & Chelsea quoted a HUGE £40m for transfer target

alcacer.jpgThe Arsenal and Chelsea fans filled the Football Transfer Tavern to the rafters for their respective Champions League fixtures this week but both sets of fans left feeling rather disappointed.

Jose Mourinho was left particularly frustrated after Chelsea missed a significant amount of chances to put the Schalke game to bed which eventually ended 1-1.

But any thoughts of either side further strengthening their attacking ranks have been dealt a major blow according to talkSPORT.

That is because the publication is reporting that Valencia have slapped a whopping £40 million price tag on their man of the moment Paco Alcacer.

It had seemed that the Valencia striker would be swapping La Liga for the Premier League this summer with either Chelsea or Arsenal set to trigger his £15 million release clause.

However, the Mestalla-based club are set to offer him a new and improved contract containing a much larger buy-out clause.

Los Che owner Peter Lim has made securing the youngster’s future a priority and it’s believed the deal could would tie Alcacer to Valencia for five years.

Chelsea fans. With Didier Drogba slowing up as showcased last night, do you feel like you’ll need a young long-term third choice striker? Let us know your thoughts below.

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