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Arsenal demand £12.4m for Lucas Perez 0

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal forward Lucas Perez has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer and Fotospor have reported the Gunners’ asking price for the Spaniards is £12.4m. Former side Deportivo La Coruna have shown an interest in Perez but Turkish outfit Fenerbahce are believed to lead the race for his signature.

With Arsenal determined not to take such a big hit on the £17m striker signed last summer, Depor have been priced out of the move and have spoken out about their frustration with a lack of negotiation. Perez made just two Premier League starts last season and has lost his shirt number for next season, highlighting that Arsenal don’t have a place for him in the team.

Deportivo manager admits the club want to re-sign Perez 0

Posted on July 07, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Deportivo manager Pepe Mel has admitted his side are keen to bring Lucas Perez back to the Estadio Riazor this summer. The Arsenal forward is deemed surplus to requirements after hardly featuring in his debut season and an exit ahead of the upcoming campaign looks likely as a result.

“Everyone understands that Depor wants Lucas… I know Arsenal well … they do not give away anything, especially if they have paid more before. I told the president to work hard on plan B, because it will probably be the most feasible. But of course we would be waiting with open arms for Lucas because it would make us a team with many more options,” said Mel to AS.

Deportivo confident of Lucas Perez return 0

Posted on July 06, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The arrival of French international striker Alexandre Lacazette has been interpreted as a clear message for out-of-favour Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, who is now set to leave the Emirates Stadium this summer.

The 28-year-old Spanish striker Perez made just two Premier League starts after joining Gunners last summer in his £17 million transfer from La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna.

Having failed to impress and win his place in Arsene Wenger’s starting line-up Lucas Perez is keen to leave Arsenal in order to play regularly and boost his chances of making it into Spain’s World Cup squad next season.

Would any of Arsenal’s strikers get into a top-six team? 0

Posted on June 20, 2017 by David Nugent

I was pondering the other day whether any of Arsenal’s strikers would get into any of their top-six rivals teams. When I say strikers, for the sake of argument take Chilean Alexis Sanchez out of the mix, as he does not always get used as a central striker.

That leaves us with Olivier Giroud, Danny Welbeck and Lucas Perez. The only one out of that trio who has not been linked with a summer move is Welbeck.

Rivals have better strikers

Perez set to leave Arsenal with Sevilla and Deportivo interested 0

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal forward Lucas Perez is expected to be on his way out this summer, with two clubs from the Spanish La Liga believed to be keen in his signature. The 28-year-old hasn’t even been at the Emirates Stadium for a year but is seeking a move as a result of a lack of playing time in his maiden campaign.

According to the Mirror, former side Deportivo La Coruna and Sevilla are both interested in Perez who asked for an exit after his £17m move didn’t go to plan. He was brought to the club late last summer and ended up scoring an impressive seven goals in 400 minutes of football in all competitions.

Arsenal told to improve bid for Juventus star 0

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Milos Markovic

North London club Arsenal have set their sights on Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado.

The Gunners are thought to have already submitted an offer for former Chelsea player and Colombia international, who made 30 Serie A appearances for the Italian champions last season.

According to reports from The Sun, Juventus have rejected Arsenal’s £17 million approach for the 29-year-old, who is also a target for Tottenham Hotspur.

The Champions League finalists Juventus are believed to be holding out for £30 million for their player as Arsenal are told to cough up if they want to land the Colombia international.

Arsenal determine Lucas Perez asking price 0

Posted on June 09, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Less than a year into his disappointing spell with the Gunners, Spanish striker Lucas Perez looks set to leave north London.

The 28-year-olf former Deportivo La Coruna star failed to make an impression at Arsenal after registering only 11 Premier League appearances and adding just one goal to his name.

Disappointed by the lack of playing time, Perez is determined to leave the Emirates stadium in search of first-team football and it looks like Arsenal will not be standing in his way.

Lucas Perez wants to leave Arsenal 0

Posted on June 01, 2017 by David Nugent

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal’s Spanish striker Lucas Perez has told the north London club he wants to leave this summer. The 28-year-old only moved to Arsenal last summer for a fee of £17million from Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna.

Perez’s agent Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle told the Press Association Sport: “The idea is to be able to play for another club,”

“We want to leave and Arsenal already knows. Do you know anyone who is happy but has no opportunities?”

The well-travelled striker has started just two Premier League games and nine games in all competitions. He was mostly used as a substitute making 12 appearances for the Gunners last season.

Lucas Perez holds talks with Wenger over Arsenal exit 0

Posted on May 08, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Striker Lucas Perez is unhappy with his current status at Arsenal and is reported to be seeking a way out of the club at the end of the season.

Serious lack of playing time has left Spaniard disgruntled and disillusioned with his future at Arsenal which ultimately led to a revelation that he would consider moving back to Deportivo La Coruna in the summer.

The 28-year-old striker managed only three starts for the Gunners in the Premier League and Champions League this season and he feels such a limited involvement has not helped him progress as a footballer.

Granit Xhaka ruled out of Manchester United clash 0

Posted on May 04, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has provided important team news update while speaking at a press conference ahead of the Premier League highly-anticipated showdown with Manchester United.

Gunners boss confirmed that Swiss international midfield Granit Xhaka has been ruled out of the clash after failing to recover from an ankle blow received in the north London derby defeat last week.

Xhaka was forced off in the second half of the 2-0 defeat by Tottenham, but the 64 minutes he got to spend on the pitch against Spurs were widely disappointing. Arsenal midfielder was one of many players who played well below par in last Sunday’s matchup.

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