Whenever a player is linked with Arsenal most people are straightaway sceptical of the stories truth when the transfer fee suggested is anything more than the change lurking behind the seats of The Emirates but it appears another sides reluctance to spend could help aid Arsenal’s recruitment drive this summer.
The Mirror are reporting that Borussia Monchengladbach are close to pulling out of the race for Oliver Giroud’s signature.
The German Club’s Sporting Director Max Eberl is quoted in The Mirror as stating:
“We remain true to our policy that we do not throw our money out of the window.”
“The problem in our negotiations is that we are in competition with clubs like Arsenal, and top clubs in Germany.”
Arsenal aren’t exactly a club known for throwing money about, or out the window for that matter, and if other top clubs are willing to engage in a bidding war for Giroud (currently valued at around £12 million) the Gunners policy of prudence could see them too priced out of signing the Montpellier striker.
If he wasn’t already the signing of Giroud would surely make Bendtner surplus to requirements in North London. While you would have thought the Danish international’s misfiring performances for Arsenal and Sunderland would have served as a huge advertisement of his inability to produce in the Premiership it appears one Premiership new boy has not been doing his homework.
The Mirror are reporting that following Bendtner and Van Persie switching bodies for the duration of The Euros new Swansea Boss Michael Laudrup is keen on capturing the Arsenal forward. A move that is unlikely to be setting pulses racing around the Liberty Stadium.
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