Chelsea fans in the bar here at the Football Transfer Tavern have spoiled the fun for Gunners fans who were begging to celebrate a the news that a massive signing may have been on his way to The Emirates. However, Chelsea look as if they may be in a position to beat their London rivals to this signing.
According to reports in Spanish newspaper, Marca, Catalan giants Barcelona have decided they are prepared to cut their losses and sell Arda Turan this summer.
The Turkish international made the move to the Nou Camp at the start of last season, but due to a transfer embargo could not feature for the Spanish champions until January.
The 29-year-old, who arrived from Athletico Madrid for £35m, only made 13 appearances in an underwhelming season and the powers that be in Spain have decided that they are ready to sell at a cut price pf £23m.
Arsenal and Chelsea fans, we want to hear from you! Gunners fans, would you be able to handle seeing your side being beaten to yet another high profile transfer? Blues fans, would you like to see Turan at Stamford Bridge? Let us know below…
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